Great Advice on all Aspects of Camping

The aim of our website is to provide a comprehensive guide to both those who already enjoy the camping experience and to others who have yet to discover its attraction. Camping isn't just about pitching a tent in a muddy field and our website illustrates the many different forms of camping available and the range of locations in which camping can be enjoyed - from embarking upon a wilderness experience to staying in a luxury motorhome.

Canoe and Camping Holidays

If you like to camp and you like to canoe – or even just want to try it – why not combine the two? Canoeing and camping holidays have become quite popular, and the two activities sit well together. You can canoe for a day and return to your campsite …

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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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Caravanning Abroad

A caravan gives you total freedom on your holiday. You can go anywhere within the British Isles, or you can travel abroad and explore other cultures in a way a package holiday simply wouldn’t allow. Caravanning abroad is fun, a true adventure. But like all adventures, you need to be …

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What Kind of Cooler is Best for Camping?

If you’re going car camping, then you’re going to take a cooler along with you. It’s a necessity for keeping drinks and foodstuffs chilled when you’re on the road, and also at the campsite. There are all kinds of coolers on the market, ranging from the cheap variety you find …

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What Camping Gear to Take on a Climbing Trip

If you’re going on a trip that combines climbing and camping, then you know you need to carry the absolute minimum of gear. Everything will be on your back, and you’ll not only have to walk with it, you’ll also have to climb with it. So it’s in your own …

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How to Drive With a Caravan

If you’re planning on taking a caravan on the road, there are a number of things you should be aware of that will make you a better driver – and keep you safe on the road when you’re towing a caravan behind you. Knowing how to drive with a caravan …

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Camping: Do You Need an Airbed?

As we get older, our bodies want a little more comfort. Sleeping in a sleeping bag on a ground mat might be fine when you’re young, but add a decade or two and you want to rest on something softer. A camp bed is fine for that, but camp beds …

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My Experience With Camp Cooking: A Case Study

Let’s start by saying that I like to cook. I’m not a trained chef, by any means, but it’s something I enjoy. At home I cook for the family (and yes, I do the shopping, too); I always have. My partner washes up afterwards, which is a perfect division of …

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When Should You Upgrade Your Camping Gear?

When you start out camping, you buy the equipment you think you’ll need. If you’re not sure you’ll enjoy it, then the tendency is to spend as little as possible (or even borrow gear for the first few trips until you’re convinced!). But after a while, you might start browsing …

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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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