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From adrenaline fuelled highs and mountain hikes to a spot of fabulous fishing or day trips with the family, there’s never been a better time to get outdoors. Whether you’re camping in the UK or further afield, we’ve got all the tips and inspiration you need to enjoy some truly unforgettable outdoor activities.

Unusual France

Russell Wheldon | 7 Nov 2022

France has a great wealth of world-class tourist attractions. But sometimes, whether you've somehow managed to see them all, or just a handful, you want something more quirky. You've visited Pont du Gard, the Caves of Lascaux, Père Lachaise Cemetery and Monet's Gardens; what now?
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The best caves in the Dordogne

Rob Fearn | 7 Oct 2022

Each of France's regions has its unique allure: endless beaches, majestic châteaux, historic cities, undulating vineyards, wild rugged garrigue. The choice is vast.
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Camping in The New Forest All Year Round

Peter Stannett | 17 Jun 2022

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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5 Nature Walks to Include in your Camping Trip

Peter Stannett | 10 Jun 2022

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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5 Reasons Camping is the Perfect Family Holiday

Peter Stannett | 3 Feb 2022

Most of us have treasured memories of camping as children with our families. Those long days on the beach and days hiking and exploring before heading back to camp for a BBQ or meal cooked on a camping stove will always hold a sense of nostalgia for camping families.
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Walking and Camping - A Guide to Combining Your Hobbies

Peter Stannett | 18 Nov 2021

Camping is more than a cost-effective way to go on holiday. For many, it is a way of life and a hobby in itself.
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3 Places to go in England for a Weekend Camping Trip

Peter Stannett | 28 Jul 2021

One of the best things about choosing camping as a holiday is that you can make the holiday as big or small as you like! You can go on full two week holidays where you relax and explore to your heart's content day after day. But, you can also choose to have lots of shorter trips where you get away for a few days or even the weekend. This is the beauty of camping. Once you have your gear, you can holiday as many times as you like.
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The why, what and where of camping: part two

Peter Stannett | 25 Jun 2021

Holidays abroad are lovely and the perfect antidote to help you calm and relax, but you don't have to go far to benefit from a relaxing holiday. More and more people are choosing a staycation as an option for their holidays, especially this year whilst we get back on our feet after the pandemic.
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The why, what and where of camping: part one

Peter Stannett | 18 Jun 2021

There is no doubt about it; the last year has been a challenging one for everyone. Now is the best time to consider taking care of yourself and finding a way to relax and recuperate.
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Little Known Activities You Can Do While On a Camping Trip with Family

The Alan Rogers Team | 6 Jun 2021

One of the best things you can do as a family is planning a camping trip. For starters, camping as a family allows you to bond with the people you hold close to your heart. Besides, the journey is a great way to get in touch with nature and experience our national parks and campgrounds.
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Let's talk about: Ecotherapy

Ben Tully | 5 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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Planning a fishing holiday

Peter Stannett | 28 Apr 2021

There is little quite as relaxing as settling down for the day in beautiful countryside, by a lake, a river, or sea. Fishing is one of those hobbies that allow you to fully relax and live in the moment as you appreciate the natural world around you whilst enjoying the day's activity.
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Mindful Camping - Rest, Relax and Recuperate on your Next Camping Holiday

Peter Stannett | 16 Apr 2021

Let's face it, this last year has been a difficult time for everyone, and all of us could do with...
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10 'Must Do' Things While Caravanning This Summer

The Alan Rogers Team | 26 Mar 2021

It's been a challenging year, and travel has been the last thing on our minds. But now, with things moving...
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The Ups and Downs of Family Walking

Alison Stevens | 10 Feb 2021

My husband and I are parents to a ten-year-old girl. Her name is Loz and her ideal day is to...
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Great Days Out in the UK

Ben Tully | 15 Oct 2020

You don't want to be stuck on the campsite for the duration of your visit, right? Luckily for you, we're...
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Campsites With Fishing in Cumbria and The Lake District

The Alan Rogers Team | 17 Jun 2020

Is there anything more relaxing than spending some time beside a quiet lake, fishing to your heart's content and then...
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An Algarve Adventure

Russell Wheldon | 25 Mar 2020

With so much uncertainty at the moment, many people are taking some time to start planning ahead for their next...
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Costa Brava

Russell Wheldon | 5 Mar 2020

With 300 km of coastline studded with little bays, sandy coves and rugged cliffs, the Costa Brava has an irresistible...
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Rise & Shine - a guide to camping breakfasts

Stepahnie Young | 27 Feb 2020

Camping meals can be just as good as a homemade weekend breakfast or brunch. The right appliances and cooking implements...
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