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.

What to Look for in a Motor Home

A motor home is a bigger, more luxurious take on the camper van, something that’s really suited for those who want to spend time on the road, but who have no desire at all to rough it. Completely self-contained, it’s truly a home that’s mobile. There must also be the …

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How to Keep Daylight Out of Tent in Early Hours?

This is the problem with modern tents, isn’t it? They might be very lightweight and portable, but for that we’ve sacrificed other things – one of them being the light-blocking quality of canvas. As you’re obviously aware, modern tents do very little to block the light, and that could well …

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Nervous About Camping Security: What Can You Advise?

Well, you’ve raised a very knotty question here. You had a bad experience in Belgium, but the fact is that most campsites are pretty safe, and most campers are very good people who don’t steal or threaten. That said, a tent is obviously very vulnerable. It’s easy to slash and …

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How to Remove Mildew From Tent?

Oh boy, you’ve got a tricky one here. Not so much for getting rid of the mould and mildew itself, but because it could have already broken down the seals, which will effectively mean your tent will probably no longer be waterproof. The chances are that the previous owners packed …

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Novice Camper: Where to Camp and What to Buy?

If you don’t ever make any mistakes, you might well be the first. Like life, camping is a process of trial and error (and usually the first errors come in putting up the tent). So don’t worry about not getting everything right, the main idea is to have fun and …

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Equipment For Camping Abroad

If you’re camping abroad with a car or with a caravan, you need to be aware of the vehicle laws in Europe – although, of course, just to make it confusing, they differ from country to country. That means you’ll need to research the particular area where you’re going, but …

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What is a Yurt and Where to Use One?

Go to any festival, anywhere, and you’re guaranteed to see several large, strangely-shaped structures scattered around the site. They’re like tents, but bigger, sturdier, and often made of odd things. They’re called yurts, and come originally from Mongolia, although they’ve been adopted over here by a number of people. They’re …

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Freeze Dried Food: Is it Worth the Price?

There are plenty of campers and hikers who swear by freeze dried meals and buy them for every trip. Certainly they offer a lot of advantages, especially for anyone who has to carry food in a backpack. But they’re expensive, especially when compared with buying dehydrated, fresh or tinned. It’s …

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Getting Your Camping Kit Ready for the Season

As winter moves away and buds appear on the trees, the thoughts of a number of people turn to camping season. As spring slowly drifts in, it’s time to be ready to go camping again after a winter of cabin fever. But before you can fill the car and the …

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Hiking With Camping Gear

The idea of a hiking and camping holiday can sound idyllic. You’ll be out in the wilderness sampling bucolic rural nights (as long as it doesn’t rain), and getting in touch with nature. But wait, there’s one thing a lot of people forget when they consider walking and camping holidays …

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