Wild Camping at Loch Doon

Why had we decided to wild camp at Loch Doon and a little bit about the area. I’m sure you’ll see by the end of the post why this is not only becoming a popular camping area but also great for tourists and day visits. Decisions, Decisions. Earlier in the year we had bought a READ MORE

Camping BBQ and Cooler by Gelert – Review

Many people now like to have the option of having a BBQ while camping.  As we don’t always get long hot summers here in the UK when we do get some good weather, we do love a BBQ and that includes when we are away  Yes, we campers do mostly cook outside while away camping, READ MORE

Trash Tag Challenge

Have you seen or heard of the new online challenge? #Tashtag or hashtag trashtag as it’s called.  You know what it’s like every year someone comes up with new challenges, some are weird, some are funny and some help to raise awareness.   Well the new challenge is quite different as it requires action to READ MORE

Tent and Camping Insurance

What would happen if you were camping and something went horribly wrong? Maybe you had valuables stolen or your tent or equipment vandalised (I know this rarely happens but what if it did?) or maybe a flash flood soaked everything.  What would you do? For most people it would mean cutting their camping trip short READ MORE

Hi Gear Vanguard 6 & 8 Person Tents Review

Hi and welcome to my review of the new for 2019 from Go Outdoors, the Hi Gear Vanguard 6 & 8-person tent review. As this tent comes in 2 sizes – 6-person and 8-person I thought I would review both together as it is only the dimensions of the tents that change.   The Tent READ MORE

Sleeping Beneath the Stars – Dark Sky Delights

Most campers talk about sleeping beneath the stars. Whether in a tent, hammock, bivvy or awning of a camper or motorhome we all just love to get away and sleep out. We often dream about sleeping beneath the stars but how many of us actually do it? Properly sleep out in the open beneath the READ MORE

Nature Now Prescribed by Doctors

How do you feel after spending time outside and in nature or during and after a camping trip? If like me you feel better, soothed, grounded or even more relaxed it may not be just because “it’s your thing”, “your time out” or “your hobby”. It is most probably because of the healing affects it READ MORE

Kampa Studland 8 Air Pro Tent Review

2018 saw the launch of Kampa’s Studland 8 Air Pro tent and we think it is going to still be a popular choice for many campers in 2019. This tent has all that Kampa has worked hard to achieve gathered together in one exceptional tent. The Tent This is another fantastic family tent from Kampa READ MORE

Vango Stargrove 600XL Air and Pole Tents Review

For 2019 Vango has launched their Stargrove tent in both Airbeam® and poled versions. This means that whatever your preference when it comes to structure Vango has it covered. The Tent This is another fantastic family tent from Vango. With the option of fibreglass poles or Airbeam® structure, the choice is yours. The tent comes READ MORE

Vango Longleat 800XL Air and Pole Tents Review

For 2019 Vango has launched their Longleat tent in both Airbeam® and poled versions.  This means that whatever your preference when it comes to structure Vango has it covered. The Tent This is another fantastic family tent from Vango.  With the option of fibreglass poles or Airbeam® structure, the choice is yours. The tent is READ MORE