It seems that almost every post on the internet these days is to do with lists of things. These include things to do, places see, must have products, the smallest, the biggest, the fastest, the most expensive. From the 20 longest bridges in the world to the 15 most embarrassing photos of your favourite celebrities, … Continue reading 12 Must Have Items to Take Camping
We all talk about wild camping, the inter-web is awash with blogs and sites dedicated to it. But exactly what is wild camping? I originally wanted to write a post about the features you may want to consider for a backpacking tent or bivi bag, but my research opened up so many questions as to … Continue reading What is Wild Camping?
Have you looked out of the window today? It's Friday and it's raining again! The inclement weather however has not scuppered my plans to go hiking this weekend. Indeed, as with many hikers in the UK, I actually like to be out in the countryside in the rain. Ok, there may not be so many … Continue reading 10 Tips for Hiking in the Summer Rain
With the school (summer) holidays now upon us, it is that time of year we've all be waiting for, the family holiday. This year, as with the previous few, has seen a massive decrease in foreign holiday bookings, meaning that more and more people are staying in the UK for their family holidays. However, as … Continue reading The Family Camping Checklist 2010
Today more and more people are looking for ways to lighten their backpack and go ultralight. It makes the walking easier, lets you cover more miles and can make things a lot more fun. But what are the best ways to save weight and become more lightweight. I've put together a short summary of some of the … Continue reading Ultralight Backpacking – Tips for being more lightweight
With everyone pinching pennies due to the current economic situation more and more people are looking staying at home this year and enjoying a holiday. Camping is the perfect option, it's cheap, fun and lets you see the landscape in a different way, but what should you look for when choosing a family tent. Tent … Continue reading Choosing a Family Tent
Wild Camping Petition On 24th January 2008, a petition was launched by Darren Christie to allow wild camping in England, as it has been derestricted in Scotland. Although the petition has now closed (24th May 2008), we didn't want this debate to slow-down so were keen to provide some additional coverage. You can read more … Continue reading Wild Camping – the law, and the pros and cons…