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Camping and caravanning are fantastic, cost-effective ways to travel the globe and experience new sights, rich cultures and unique gastronomic delights. From lesser-known landmarks across Europe to UNESCO heritage sites and local UK attractions – there’s an entire world of cultural camping to explore.

7 Ingenious French Inventions

Rob Fearn | 20 Jun 2022

France is best known for its art and its cuisine, both of which are well worth shouting about. But you may not know that the French have also come up with some brilliant inventions. Here are, in our opinion, the most ingenious of them all.
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70 Glorious Years

Ben Tully | 1 Jun 2022

Since 1952, Queen Elizabeth has been a constant in an ever-changing Britain. Camping is, much like the Queen, a British staple, a much-loved tradition.
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France’s best churches and cathedrals

Rob Fearn | 26 May 2022

Sometimes on holiday, you reach a moment where you need a change. You’ve relaxed and devoured that book, and just fancy a fresh diversion to pique your interest before diving into the next blockbuster.
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12 French phrases, quotes & proverbs

Rob Fearn | 20 May 2022

While some of the phrases, quotes, & proverbs below are not uniquely French, they are among our favourites.
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French architecture through the ages

Rob Fearn | 17 May 2022

French architecture has a long and, needless to say, flamboyant history.
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Curious Camping Part 5 - Intriguing Italy

Peter Stannett | 5 May 2022

Italy is a beautiful country full of thrilling history, rich culture and stunning architecture.
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UNESCO: United Kingdom

Ben Tully | 8 Dec 2021

Deeply ingrained in Britain's culture and history, the UK's UNESCO sites demonstrate pioneering Victorian industrial heritage and mining culture. In the south, Stonehenge and the Jurassic Coast make up the share of natural sites.
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UNESCO: Western Europe

Ben Tully | 25 Nov 2021

We will be covering 454 of Europe's UNESCO sites over four blogs; sorted into northern, southern, western and central/eastern Europe starting with the northern states. We hope to inspire more people to visit more UNESCO sites when travelling.
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UNESCO: France

Ben Tully | 15 Nov 2021

There are some impressive places on the list in France, as you can well imagine, such as Chatres Cathedral, the Palace of Versailles and the fortified city of Carcassone. So why not plan your next trip across the Channel to visit some of these sites, they’ve been given this status for a reason, so you know you’re in for a treat!
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UNESCO: Central/Eastern Europe

Ben Tully | 8 Nov 2021

We will be covering 452 of Europe's UNESCO sites over four blogs; sorted into northern, southern, western and central/eastern Europe starting with the northern states. We hope to inspire more people to visit more UNESCO sites when travelling.
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UNESCO: Spain

Ben Tully | 8 Nov 2021

As of 2021, there are 43 UNESCO sites in Spain, four of which are located in the Canary Islands, one in Ibiza and one in Mallorca (we've only included mainland sites). Spain joined the 8th Session in 1984 and inscribed five sites; Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Córdoba, The Alhambra and the Generalife, Granada, Burgos Cathedral, Monastery and Site of the Escorial, Madrid and Park Güell, Palau Güell and Casa Milà, Barcelona.
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UNESCO: Italy

Ben Tully | 8 Nov 2021

As of November 2021, there are a whopping 58 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy - more than in any other country in the world! The first site to be inscribed was the Rock Drawings in Valcamonica in 1979.
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Film inspired Swiss holiday locations

Rob Fearn | 4 Nov 2021

Take the family on a tour throughout Switzerland inspired by some great films, and remember to plan for everything, including a visa if needed.
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UNESCO: Southern Europe

Ben Tully | 1 Nov 2021

Europe is home to over 450 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Southern Europe alone has over 130. We'll be journeying through Greece, Vatican City, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Malta this week, so hold on tight!
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UNESCO: Northern Europe

Ben Tully | 11 Oct 2021

We will be covering 454 of Europe's UNESCO sites over four blogs; sorted into northern, southern, western and central/eastern Europe starting with the northern states. We hope to inspire more people to visit more UNESCO sites when travelling.
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Wales Camping Trip: Where to Visit and How To Prepare

Rob Fearn | 9 Jun 2021

Wales is a naturally beautiful country, and with Covid-19 restrictions gradually being lifted and the weather becoming warmer, it's an ideal time to go there for a holiday.
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Our Choice of Top Attractions in Southern England

Rob Fearn | 8 Jun 2021

Southern England has so much to offer. When the weather is good, it's one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world
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Let's talk about: Our world & us

Ben Tully | 19 May 2021

Introducing our 'Let's talk about' series where, each week, we will be talking about mental health and camping.
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Spotlight on the Vendee

Rob Fearn | 2 Apr 2021

There are four distinct regions to the Vendée département: the Bocage, a rolling, wooded area of low hills; the Plaine with its open countryside and rich arable land, golden with wheat and sunflowers in summer; and two marshy areas - the silent Marais Breton to the north, the lush, verdant slow-moving waters of the Marais Poitevin to the south
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Curious Camping Part 4 - Unique UK

Peter Stannett | 25 Mar 2021

While it's lovely to travel into Europe and beyond, there is so much to see and do right here in...
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