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Nature & Eco Camping

Camping is an increasingly popular option for holidaymakers who are passionate about our planet. If you’re a green camper looking for advice on where to stay and what to pack, look no further. From wild camping and eco-friendly forest sites to sustainability and respecting our wonderful natural environment… read on.

Camping & Stargazing, Exploring Europe's Dark Skies

Peter Stannett | 22 Nov 2023 | Read time: 5m 26s

Whether you're an amateur astronomer or simply enjoy the serenity of a starlit night, camping in Europe offers an unparalleled opportunity to stargaze.
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Observatory under milky way

Revelling in the Art of Slow Travel

Rob Fearn | 15 Sept 2023 | Read time: 4m 12s

Creating Memories at Your Own Pace, Connecting with the World Around You, and Savouring the Journey's Every Flavour
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Relaxing on a village green

Taking it to extremes - Portaledge Camping

Rob Fearn | 14 Jul 2023 | Read time: 2m 26s

Camping has always brought with it a sense of adventure, but how about taking it to the next level?
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extreme camping

Discover Northern Italy's Natural Beauty by Camping

Peter Stannett | 21 Jun 2023 | Read time: 4m 32s

Italy, a country rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, offers a unique experience for campers. The northern regions are a treasure trove of picturesque landscapes, from the towering Alps to the serene lakes and the rolling vineyards. This blog post will guide you through the best campsites in Northern Italy and provide tips for making the most of your camping experience.
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Mergozzo old town, Lago Maggiore

Camping in Spain's National Parks: A Guide to the Country's Most Beautiful Spots

Rob Fearn | 15 Jun 2023 | Read time: 6m 54s

With its diverse landscapes and climates, Spain offers a unique camping experience. From the sunny beaches of Costa del Sol to the rugged mountains of the Pyrenees, there's a camping spot for everyone. But the real gems of Spain's outdoors are its national parks. These protected areas offer some of the country's most beautiful and unique landscapes, and camping in these parks can be an unforgettable experience.
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Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Par, Spain

How to prepare for your next hot tub break

Rob Fearn | 30 Mar 2023 | Read time: 2m 38s

Hot tub breaks are a complete change to the usual getaways you may experience – they’re a great treat, helping you to relax and unwind.
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Hot Tub

Wonderful Waterways: The Rivers of Northern France

Peter Stannett | 26 Oct 2022 | Read time: 3m 19s

France is a stunning country with rivers, lakes, streams and canals. They've inspired artists, writers and nature lovers throughout the centuries.
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Moselle river panoramic

Camping in The New Forest All Year Round

Peter Stannett | 17 Jun 2022 | Read time: 2m 13s

The New Forest has remained largely unchanged for centuries, with ancient woodland and a unique natural environment preserved under Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Special Area of Conservation and Ramsar protections.
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New Forest Ponies

5 Nature Walks to Include in your Camping Trip

Peter Stannett | 10 Jun 2022 | Read time: 7m 0s

When life gets busy, and the demands of busy work and home life start to take their toll, there is no better way to relax than to get back to nature and take a long, relaxing walk.
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Shoes of people walking away from camera

Exciting times for 'Camping in the Forest'

Rob Fearn | 15 Mar 2022 | Read time: 1m 30s

Forestry England has just announced that they have acquired control of 13 Camping in the Forest campsites.
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Camping in the Forest

In the Bag: Staying Sustainable on Holiday

Ben Tully | 23 Nov 2021 | Read time: 2m 54s

We’re all on a drive to cut down on our waste, and be a little more kind to our planet. But we shouldn’t stop at home, its easy to stay sustainable on holiday too.
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Sustainable products

Why it's important to respect the environment and embrace nature while camping

Peter Stannett | 12 Nov 2021 | Read time: 4m 17s

It's vital you respect the environment and embrace nature on your next camping trip. If you don't, you might not have as much fun as you could and may damage the local area more than you should.
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Beach Camping

Let's talk about: Our senses

Ben Tully | 12 May 2021 | Read time: 4m 1s

Introducing our 'Let's talk about' series where, each week, we will be talking about mental health and camping.
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Let's talk about Our senses

Five simple ways to 'green up' your vanlife and camping experience

Rob Fearn | 7 May 2021 | Read time: 3m 13s

Enjoying nature on your camping trips? Then you’ll love these ideas that contribute to preserving its beauty.
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Five simple ways to 'green up' your vanlife and camping experience

Green Camping Holidays: Eco-Friendly Camping in the UK

Ben Tully | 23 Sept 2020 | Read time: 6m 56s

Luckily camping is a great way to not only have a great holiday but a holiday that is kinder to...
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Forest camping

10 Tips For An Eco-Friendly Camping Holiday

The Alan Rogers Team | 30 Jul 2020 | Read time: 6m 54s

Make the most of beautiful and natural scenery, long walks and hikes and the simple life that a camping holiday...
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Forest with Heart Shaped Blue Sky

AR Guide to: The Nature of the Rhône-Alpes

Russell Wheldon | 18 Jun 2019 | Read time: 5m 11s

Centred around the historic city of Lyon (France’s second city and since Roman times a crucial regional capital), it’s a region of contrasts: from the pristine peaks and pastures of the Alps to the bustling cities and fertile fields of the Rhône Valley.
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Mont Blanc reflections

Camping for a Good Cause

The Alan Rogers Team | 12 Oct 2018 | Read time: 2m 38s

To help campers have enjoy the outdoors, we previously shared a beginner’s guide to tent camping. This time, let's look...
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A Quieter London Awaits

Ben Tully | 6 Jun 2018 | Read time: 2m 7s

The Lee Valley doesn’t always spring to mind as a destination when planning the next break away. However when you...
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No Mountain Too High

Russell Wheldon | 1 Dec 2017 | Read time: 4m 5s

It will come as no surprise that walking is a popular activity in Tirol.
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