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What’s the difference between 6 and 2? Camping in Herefordshire

What’s the difference between 6 and 2? Camping in Herefordshire

What’s the difference between 2 and 6? If you ask Husband he’ll tell you it’s an hour, as that’s the amount of extra time it took us to get to our destination when I put the postcode into the sat…

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11th hour camping

I admit it, I’m a planner. Most of my life is organised, much of it many weeks, if not months, in advance. I can’t function without my Filofax (I’ve tried moving to an online calendar, but it’s just not working…

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Wish list for facilities at a virgin campsite – what would you include?

I am beyond excited that friends of ours are hoping to open their own campsite. It will actually be one with yurts, rather than our kind of tent, but it’s a virgin site (okay, it’s a field with a building…

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Zipping it – why so noisy?

I expect a lot of people go camping because of the peace and tranquility. Quiet is good, at least in the late evenings and small hours when people are trying to sleep and you can hear a gnat fart. As…

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Plas Farm Caravan Park – a review

Don’t be put off by the name of this site – Plas Farm Caravan Park – there is more than enough provision for those of us who choose to be under canvas rather than in tin. Arriving at the site…

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Callow Top – a reluctant camper’s review

When I was persuaded 12 months ago that we were going to become a camping family I had pictures in my head of little fields and basic amenities. I was really quite pleased that this is definitely not Callow Top,…

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Alternative Camping – a guest post about yurts

This post is brought to you by Suzanne of 3 children and it, who kindly offered to write about their recent Yurt camping trip. For the first 8 years of motherhood, I managed to escape camping holidays. Why swap your…

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The perfect camping bathroom

What does your perfect bathroom look like? The best one I’ve ever been in was on our honeymoon in the Maldives. It had twin sinks, a loo, a beautiful towel ladder, a full length mirror and an outdoor walk-in shower.…

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Humble Bee Farm – how we got on

We spent our first-ever family camping trip at Humble Bee Farm this half-term. If you want to read a bit more about the trip, I’ve written a few posts, but the main one is here. This post is intended as…

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