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Festival camping tips for families who love their home comforts

Festival camping tips for families who love their home comforts

The sun is shining and the birds are singing. Briefly. Then before you know it, the heavens have opened again and the once luscious grass has turned into a swamp around your feet. Yes, that’s right, it’s festival season once…

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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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Aldi special buys – base layer basics

I’ve said before that I’m a cold person, so when I was offered the opportunity to review a base layer from Aldi’s special buys range I jumped at the chance. You can never have too many layers in my view.…

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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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A modern treasure hunt. Livening up a walk with geocaching

A modern treasure hunt. Livening up a walk with geocaching

It’s a good job we quite like a walk as our two lively Tinies regularly need to run off their energy. We often joke they need walking like dogs, and while this might be a bit tongue in cheek, it…

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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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Christmas camping wish list #2 – good books

There’s nothing like a good book, is there? Growing up I was a total bookworm. Mum says I used to read several books at the same time, picking and choosing which one I fancied each evening as I read a…

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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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