Posts written by Rosie

22May2024
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Camping Alone With Kids

The thought of camping alone can be very intimidating, especially if like myself, you’re a single woman with young children. Ideally, it is not something recommended to women new to camping. In this day and age women must be armed with both commonsense and experience when camping but in most places campers are a friendly neighbourly bunch of people who are out to become one with nature, just lik

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Stargazing While Camping

Gazing at the stars in the night sky is a perfect way to relax and unwind at the end of a camp day's activities and if you're travelling with young children, it can be a fun way to end the day, its educational too! With children, it's usually best to begin with the basics and nowhere is more enjoyable to start doing this as when we go camping. As they get a little older and begin to develop an int

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Top Travel Tips for Long Trips

Have you ever wanted to just pack up and set off to a faraway place with sun, sea and sand, breathtaking views and endless places to explore? If you are lucky enough to be able to take a year out to travel, there are many things to take into account, weather it be driving to France or Spain or travelling around Europe! This guide will help you through the main points of planning and funding yo

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19May2024
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Christmas Camping Cheer Poem

The camping seasons at its end Time to pack my kit away, Carefully store it in a safe, dry place Till spring returns again! Long dark evenings drawing in Christmas will be here soon Before I pack my gear away… Is there anything I can use? I’ll fill my flask with coffee And keep it close to me As I stand for ages shivering Whilst the kids choose the Christmas tree Many members of

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Halloween Camping – Hubble Bubble, Camping Trouble!

Whilst some campsites are open all year round many are closing for the season. I have found myself pining for the great outdoors as the air turns crisp and cool. The trees begin to shed their leaves in every imaginable shade of red, gold, and orange and provide a picture perfect background for a camp trip as the long dark nights begin to draw in. But if the idea of packing the car for a camp

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14May2024
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BBQs and Carbon Monoxide – The Invisible Killer

Eating outdoors and having a BBQ whilst on a camping trip, for me at least, is a must! Cooking outdoors seems to capture glorious flavours and aromas that can’t be found in any kitchen and the process of getting one started leaves time to prepare mouth watering recipes and concoctions outside your tent. Mine and the girl's favourites are sausage and burger lollies! Ahha... I hear you asking "wh

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13May2024
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Camping Poem: Pitch’ure Perfect

Camping Poem: Pitch'ure Perfect Mallet .. tent pegs .. guy ropes .. check! Kids ask in excitement, ''Are we there yet?'' Cars all packed and ready to go rain or sun? No one knows! We hit the road with smiling faces, itching to explore brand new places! Country lanes lined with trees signs selling strawberries and delicious cream teas. Time to pitch, unpack the car an hours drive, now h

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12May2024
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How to Take Care of Your Tent

Take care of your tent and your tent will take care of you! Your tent is the most important part of your camping kit. It is where you will sleep, socialise, eat, and enjoy that late night tipple inside or outside watching the sunset! Looking After Your Tent: Properly looked after, your tent will last season after season and make your camping trips much more comfortable. You will see, over the ye

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