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Boutique Hotels vs Glamping - Designing Your Perfect Holiday

28/07/2022
Planning your perfect holiday? Choosing your accommodation is up there with the biggest things to figure out alongside where to travel and how to get there. To help you make the right choice, we thoug...

4 Safe Ways To Introduce Your Children To Nature When Camping This Summer

31/05/2022
If you're planning your summer family holiday, why not go camping? Getting outdoors is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your children and teach them about nature. There are plenty of...

When and Where Can I See the Northern Lights in the UK?

07/04/2022
Often referred to as Mother Nature's greatest light show, the northern lights appear in the sky as an ethereal curtain of colour including greens, pinks, reds, yellows, blues and purples. The lights g...

The Best Glamping Sites to Visit to See the Northern Lights

07/04/2022
Contrary to popular belief, it is not necessary to travel to Norway or Iceland to witness the northern lights, as there are plenty of remote locations across the UK ideal for aurora chasing. The spect...

The Benefits of Playing Outdoors for Children

28/02/2022
“In almost every house we've been, We've watched them gaping at the screen. They loll and slop and lounge about, And stare until their eyes pop out.” - Roald Dahl, Television   Do you struggle to...

4 Common Camping Fails & How To Avoid Them

15/02/2022
If you’re relatively new to camping, you’re bound to experience some trial and error - even if you read a bunch of articles like this one! That being said, we thought that today, we could take a look ...

Glamping Guide - Types of Glamping Accommodation

15/02/2022
Looking to go glamping for the first time? Glamping - or luxury camping - makes for a great staycation. It combines the adventures of camping and outdoor living with many of the creature comforts you’...

Camping for Beginners - The Pros & Cons of Camping

15/02/2022
Are you thinking about trying out camping for the first time? You likely have many questions and some worries, which we always try our best to answer in these blog posts. Today, we thought we’d take a...

4 Great Fitness Holiday Ideas for Glamping Fans

15/02/2022
Staying active on holiday may seem like a dream come true for some and an ordeal for others. However, we all know how beneficial physical activity of any kind is to our health and wellbeing. Trying ou...

Why Go Glamping in the South West - Your Tour Itinerary

01/02/2022
South West England offers a varied and beautiful setting for staycations of all kinds, from tranquil country walks to exploring seaside towns to trying out some adrenaline-boosting sports. Whatever yo...

Wigwam Holidays Celebrates Fireworks Night in 2021

05/11/2021
Fireworks Night is a night rich in history. In 1605, Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament with thirty-six barrels of gunpowder and ever since, we’ve been happily celebrating the fact t...

Happy International Coffee Day

01/10/2021
When you’re on holiday in the outdoors, it can be hard to pack in all the sights and activities you came for. If you want to pet a lamb, go hill-walking, and play at the beach all in one day, you may ...

National Wildlife Day 2021

04/09/2021
The UK is teeming with wildlife. Around every bend, there’s something new to discover. The joy of camping really is in the proximity to nature. In our daily lives, it can be hard to come across any wi...

Wigwam Holidays Celebreating Women's Equality Day

26/08/2021
Votes for women! The twenty-sixth of August is an important day in the history of women’s equality. It was on this day in 1920 that women in the USA were officially given the right to vote, a huge ste...

Work Like A Dog Day

15/08/2021
The day began horribly. First, my person packed up their suitcase—which usually means he’s leaving me behind. Then, he made me get in the car—which usually means I’m going to see the vet. But then, ev...

Wigwam® Holidays Camping Pods: What You Should Expect

24/05/2021
There’s nothing worse than believing that something will be as good as you expect only to find that it falls far short! If for example, that pricey crème Brulee you ordered in a posh restaurant turns ...

What is a Glamping Pod?

24/05/2021
Whilst camping in a basic wooden pod is fine for some people for others luxury beckons in the form of Glamping Pods which offer so much more! With run of the mill options the idea is usually to save m...

What is a Camping Pod?

24/05/2021
Chances are that many of us will have wrapped up well and headed for the countryside or beach for a bracing walk in the wintry weather as part of our new year’s resolution to get more exercise. Inspir...

The Best Glamping Hot Chocolate

10/12/2020
Winter is full of sensations that make it a special time of year: cold air on your cheeks, the voices of friends gathered around a fire, and the smell of damp earth and woodsmoke. For me, no sensation...

Make Your Own Cowboy Baked Beans

03/12/2020
To take your outdoor cooking to the next level, you might need some inspiration from the masters — and who knows more about cooking out under the stars than cowboys? This recipe is a great way to rust...

Make Your Own Campfire Bannocks

01/12/2020
‘Bannock’ is a Scottish term for a flat loaf of bread made from a simple dough, and cooked on a skillet or griddle. It’s a traditional recipe that is easy to make and lends itself well to outdoor cook...

How to make your own S'mores on a campfire

25/11/2020
We’re looking across the pond for our inspiration for this outdoor cooking recipe; or recipes, in fact. S’mores are a classic American campfire dessert, and a favourite for generations of kids (and ad...

The Ultimate Campfire Cooked Breakfast

25/11/2020
A good cooked breakfast is more than just a meal — it’s a statement of intent. It signals to the world that today is a day dedicated to you, and to enjoying the good things in life. It gets made rever...

Ten reasons you should pass on a holiday abroad and take a staycation

17/11/2020
Staycations: what’s all the fuss about? Staycations are on the rise in 2020. More and more people are realising that you don’t need to travel abroad to find your well-earned rest and relaxation: in f...

Top 10 tips for glamping in the Autumn

10/11/2020
Don’t miss out on autumn’s glory — 10 tips for glamping in Autumn As sad as it is to wave goodbye to summer, autumn brings out the best of the UK countryside: rosy colours of falling leaves and ripen...

Glamping In The Winter

03/11/2020
Dark evenings by the fire, crisp winter sunshine and perhaps the excitement of waking up to a dusting of the white stuff —  glamping in winter is a far cry from your typical summer break, but if ...

Camping At Home

19/10/2020
As time stands still, the outdoors is waiting for you. Across the UK travel is no longer an option, but why should that stop us having a break? We believe connection to the outdoors is crucial for our...

Glamping & Camping Tips for Families with Autistic Kids

30/03/2020
Camping and its close cousin, glamping, offer families a chance to reconnect with each other and the nature that surrounds them, helping everyone relax without the burden of your typical daily chores ...

Top 9 Eggcellent Family Easter Events Around the UK in 2020

23/03/2020
The Easter school holidays give you a fantastic opportunity for some quality family time, but keeping kids busy and entertained while school’s out can be a challenge. That’s why today, we’ll take a lo...

How to Make the Most of the Easter Holidays with the Kids

16/03/2020
As Easter grows nearer, we can all see the days grow longer and warmer, and it’s truly a sight to see after the winter we’ve had here in the UK! If you’ve got school-aged kids, the school holidays are...