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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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The airbed revelation – guest post by Ali

SUNNY DAYS AND COLD NIGHTS IN WALES, SUVIVAL BLANKETS & THE AIRBED REVELATION We love All The Camping Gear (Ed’s note: Aw shucks), and after an insightful Easter weekend camping in Wales, we thought we would share our story of…

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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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New year’s resolutions, camping style

I debated whether it was too predictable to write a blog about New Year’s Resolutions but thought “sod it”, so here goes. In 2014 I want to continue camping. That’s the very basic one. Husband is currently revolting (I’ll set…

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A camping Christmas list – wish #1

I’ve resisted wilfully for weeks now. I’ve blocked it from my mind and banned all mention of it. But the time has come. We need to talk about it. It’s important. Something which takes thought, care and planning. Pick any…

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900ml – an alternative to the camping bucket

This blog is a guest post written by Chris Russell who took is young son camping and had an alternative idea about what to do when needing the facilities in the night. You’ll see it was a close call…  …

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Camping chic?

Is it possible to still look stylish while camping? What exactly is camping chic? If it exists I haven’t found it yet. I always arrive at a camp site with the feeling I look like I’ve covered myself in superglue,…

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What’s the recipe for the perfect camping meal?

What exactly is the perfect camping meal? We default to BBQs (in the mainly vain hope we’ll not get soaked while cooking) and normally have a one-pot of some description already prepared for the first night, but I’m wondering what…

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Last-gasp camping

The summer holidays are nearly at an end, but way back in spring I booked us a last-gasp weekend camping to finish them off in style. I’ve always wanted to stay at a Camping In The Forest site (it’s a…

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