Purchasing a Site

Many of us have now made the move from camping and staying in tents to renting caravans when we go on holiday. For many of us caravans are a home from home with many of the creature comforts afforded to them within their own homes with the added advantage of …

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Questionnaire: Where Should You Camp?

Different people obviously want different things from camping. Some desire the truly wild experience, some wish for an experience that puts them close to nature, but not so close that it might bite them, while others want something that’s like home, with most of the comforts that implies, but in …

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What Makes a Good Commercial Campsite?

There are hundreds, possibly even thousands, of campsites in the UK. Some are just fields on farms where people can set up a tent for a fee, while others are large commercial enterprises, able to accommodate tents, caravans and camper vans. Similarly, the facilities on offer will range from nothing …

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Camping and Eco-tourism

Ecotourism is very big business. According to statistics, it is one area of the holiday business that is growing (by 10-15%) each year, a massive annual increase. It started to become popular in the late 1980s, and even has its own body, The International Ecotourism Society. But in many ways …

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Camping on Farmland

There are plenty of places to camp in the UK. Campsites are dotted all over the countryside, some with so many facilities they’re almost a home away from home. But others prefer the more unspoilt beauty of open country and farm land. Quite a few farmers welcome campers these days …

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Planning to Camp Abroad

Camping is a great way to spend your holiday, but after a few trips in Britain, you might be tempted to set your sights farther afield and try a camping trip abroad. Plenty of people do it every year, in Europe and beyond, but it’s something that requires meticulous planning …

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