Camping During Lightning and Thunderstorms – What You Should Know

No matter how much we plan or when in the year we choose to go camping, things may not always go as planned. The one thing that we can not plan for is the weather and with this month’s recent thunderstorms and lightning across the UK, I thought this post may help you to safely … Read moreCamping During Lightning and Thunderstorms – What You Should Know

Hammock Camping for First Timers

Have you ever wanted to try hammock camping but unsure of what all you would need? Me too. But recently I’ve decided to look into and learn about this style of camping in more depth as after a recent purchase of a hammock for the garden I’m even more keen to try hammock camping out. … Read moreHammock Camping for First Timers

Festival Tents – Choosing The Right Tent

It is that time of year again where the festivals are in full swing and many of you are looking for a good festival tent to buy. But what are the things you should consider before making a purchase? The Myths   Tents left behind go to charity! There seems to be a myth that … Read moreFestival Tents – Choosing The Right Tent

Inflatable Camping Gear

Coleman 12V QuickPump.

Has the camping world gone inflatable mad? Maybe.   In this post we are going to look at what inflatable camping gear and accessories are available on the market and whether we think they are worth the investment. Like all camping gear it comes down to personal choice and as always, we recommend you do … Read moreInflatable Camping Gear

Top 5 Deet Free Insect Repellents

Are you one of the thousands of people who suffer from insect bites during the better weather? Me too! I don’t know what it is about me, but mosquitoes and midges seem to love to feast on me. Once bitten I tent to come out in the biggest and itchiest spots ever and it’s never … Read moreTop 5 Deet Free Insect Repellents

Ticks and Lyme Disease – What You Need To Know

Firstly I want to warn that this article may be alarming for some people. Please be assured that this disease has been around for years and the aim of this article is to educate and help people. Having this knowledge should you suffer a bite from an infected tick could help to get you the … Read moreTicks and Lyme Disease – What You Need To Know

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 moreTent and Camping Insurance

Environmental Clean Up – Pleasure Over Plastics

I was recently involved in a shoreline clean up in the beautiful town of Arrochar, on the west coast of Scotland.  I wanted to use this article to share both how easy it is to do your bit to help take care of our environment and the trouble that is being caused by our rubbish! … Read moreEnvironmental Clean Up – Pleasure Over Plastics

How to Keep Warm While Camping

So as the nights get darker earlier and temperatures are really beginning to drop I thought it would be good to share some tips on how best to keep warm on these cold nights. Over the years I have spent a few nights where I have been too cold to sleep or at least get … Read moreHow to Keep Warm While Camping

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