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When the Camping Season’s Over

My tent is now in storage, carefully packed away, The outdoor nylon shelter lives to see another day! Now the camping season's over and the winter nights draw in, The guy ropes, pegs and mallet; cleaned and dried, stored in a tin. I begin to think of next year and the adventures I will have, New places I will find to camp, with the help of my Sat Nav! Campsites across the country I have y

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14Oct2013
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The Best Camping Companions

Have you ever sat and thought to yourself... "Who out of my friends would make the best camping companions?" I have been camping many times, with many different people. There are so many different kinds of camping trips ranging from a family camping holiday, to an excuse to have a drink, lots of fun and a wild time with friends. When deciding who to go camping with you should always think of

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What to Look for in Caravan Insurance

Given the fact that economic depression and social unrest continues to impact on countries across the globe, it is little wonder that a growing number of British holiday makers are now looking to travel, come rain or shine, within the boundaries of the UK. With popular tourist resorts such as Egypt, Greece and Cyprus particularly badly hit, the concepts of camping and summer caravan holidays h

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How to Survive your First Camping Trip

These tips from a fellow female first-timer will help you learn how to survive your first camping trip: At some point in your life, you will find yourself standing in the rain, in the middle of a field clutching a bowl of partially cooked baked beans and wondering what you're doing with your life. Whether it’s because your family want to ‘get back to nature’, or your partner wants to see

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03Oct2013
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3 Things to Make Your Camping Trip Go Smoother

A vacation would not be a vacation without some small glitch here or there. If you favourite mode of vacationing happens to be camping then there are endless additional opportunities for little things to go not quite as well as planned. While things like unpredictable weather or the “worst mosquito hatch in 50 years” cannot be avoided, these small tips may help smooth some potential bumps that

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Don’t Get Bored in the Great Outdoors!

"But Mum, what are we going to do all day?" The first time I told my girls that we were going to stay in a field for a week and sleep in a tent, their initial reply in unison was: 'But Mum, what are we going to do all day? There are so many things to do while you are camping and with a little imagination and a lot of energy you can have a jam-packed nature-filled camp trip... we do! Here are so

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Enjoy Your Camping Trip

There’s something refreshing about cool crisp air and the sounds of nature while camping. The swooshing leaves and the chirping birds make it almost irresistible and impossible not to enjoy your camping trip. When planning to camp the first most important thing is picking a site that best suits your needs. Sometimes, the best place to camp may not always be a designated campsite. In a possible s

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14May2013
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How to: Handle 3 Potential Mountain Climbing Emergencies

The risk of dying in a traffic accident is 10 times greater than the risk of death during a climb. However, as more and more amateurs try to take on some of the world's most challenging peaks, injuries and deaths related to mountaineering are on the rise. For this reason, anyone attempting a climb should consider renting a satellite phone. Also, climbers of any experience level should be prepared

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