Camp Lights and Heating

Lighting There are several different forms of lighting which can be used on camping trips. Whichever type you choose will depend on your individual preferences and circumstances but the one form which every person should take, regardless of whether or not you’re making additional lighting provisions is a good torch. …

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Sleeping Bags

To truly enjoy a camping trip, it’s essential that you get a good night’s sleep to awake invigorated for the day ahead. Therefore, it’s crucial that you have a good quality sleeping bag. There are many types available and choosing the right one for you is very much dependent on …

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Hiking Essentials

Hiking is an extremely rewarding pastime for many people. Not only is it a great form of physical exercise, it’s an opportunity to escape noisy modern day life for a spell of peaceful relaxation in some unspoilt wilderness surrounded solely by the sights and sounds of nature. Like any adventure …

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Clothing for Hiking on a Camping Holiday

All sports clothing is big business and often a matter of personal taste. Hiking and similar outdoor activities are no exception and just like football, golf and tennis, there are a host of reputable companies all geared up to providing you with the most appropriate and most fashionable items. However, …

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Extras to Make Camping Comfortable

Many people choose a minimalist approach to camping and prefer to just take the bare essentials to really experience a closeness to nature and their surrounding environment. However, it is really a matter of personal choice and there are others who enjoy camping but try to make it as ‘home …

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Right Footwear for Hiking

Hiking can be very physically demanding and nowhere more so than on your feet. Therefore, it’s crucial that you have comfortably fitting and protective, durable footwear and there are a number of things you should consider when deciding to purchase the correct footwear to suit you. What Kind of Trips …

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Luxury Camping Gear

Whilst many people who enjoy camping prefer to take a ‘back to basics’ approach, there are a great number of people who enjoy the great outdoors and sleeping under canvas but like their experience to be rather more comfortable. ‘Luxury’ camping gear can mean different things to different people. For …

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Hygiene When Camping

Part of the fun of going camping is to ‘rough it’ a bit and not to have to worry too much about looking glamorous and wearing makeup or, for men, having to be bothered with shaving, for example. However, hygiene in general is perhaps even more important when camping because …

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Your Camping Checklist

There can be nothing worse than travelling for miles on a camping trip only to find that when you reach your destination you’ve forgotten a vital piece of kit. Planning is the key to any successful camping expedition and it’s important that you draw up a checklist of things that …

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How to Repair Your Tent

Knowing how to carry out repairs can help extend the life of your expensive tent, and it can also help keep you more comfortable when you’re out on holiday. Branches and sharp rocks can easily cause tears and rips in your tent. Having a tent repair kit with you when …

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