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.

Dealing With Outdoor Pests When Camping

Camping should be a lot of fun and, although you can take precautions to minimise the risk of encountering flies, wasps, mosquitoes, ants and other creepy crawlies, it would be foolish to think that you can spend your time in the great outdoors without ever encountering any of these creatures …

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Camping in Cold Weather

Even during the late summer, you can suddenly experience a chilly evening/night or run into a ‘cold snap’, so it’s handy to take along an extra fleece or sweater just in case. However, this article focuses more on those who choose to go camping whatever the weather and how to …

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Camping in Wet Weather

Rainy days are all part and parcel of the camping experience and they needn’t interfere with your camping plans. In fact, as long as you’re well prepared, the sound of rainfall can quite often add a new dimension to how you relate to the environment in which you’re in. The …

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Packing Tips

If you are planning a camping trip by car, the amount you can pack will vary depending on your personal requirements and the size of your vehicle so for the purpose of this article, it is going to be aimed at packing advice if you are travelling on foot and …

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Planning Your Camping Trip

Many things go into planning a camping trip and the plans you make will vary from trip to trip depending on a range of circumstances. Here, however, are a few tips that should apply to most of your camping adventure preparations. Consider the Weather The first thing you should do …

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First Aid Kit and Tips When Camping

If you’re going on a camping trip, always equip yourself with a first-aid kit. Minor bumps and scrapes, a bee sting or just a simple old-fashioned headache can happen anywhere, so it pays to be prepared. Most beginners tend to opt for a pre-assembled kit as a matter of convenience …

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Purifying Water

No matter how clean and pure fresh water from a lake or stream appears to be, there is no guarantee that it is 100% pure and safe to drink untreated. There is no way of knowing what might have fallen into the water upstream and natural water sources make a …

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Camping Safety Supplies

Hiking and camping are great for exercise and a fantastic way of experiencing nature from close up. However, the unexpected can occur from time to time, in spite of the best laid plans and it’s important to try to prepare for most eventualities. Safety supplies will be different for different …

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What to do in an Emergency

When you’re in the outdoors on a camping expedition, emergencies can occur at any time and can come in all shapes and forms, from a simple wasp sting to breaking a leg on a mountain. It would be impossible to outline procedures here to take into account all possible emergency …

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Keeping Kids Safe When Camping

Safety is of paramount importance to everybody on a camping trip and, whilst adults are responsible enough to realise that extra vigilance is needed, children tend to be less concerned with safety issues and more interested in having fun. It is, however, important, that children are prepared for the camping …

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