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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...

How to Organise a Glamping Stag Do - 3 Great Stag Party Ideas

24/02/2020
Believe it or not, a glamping stag do can actually be very versatile and suit all kinds of grooms. While outdoorsy guys will love a long hike and drinking beers by the campfire, adrenaline junkies can...

A Beginner’s Guide to Birdwatching

17/02/2020
Looking for a new hobby that gets you out to enjoy some fresh air? How about one that keeps you learning new things without you having to invest in expensive gear or courses? Have you always been a bi...

A Practical Guide to Glamping & Camping with Disabilities

10/02/2020
We could all use some more time spent in the great outdoors. The so-called “nature-deficit disorder” has been widely publicised and the health benefits of being out in nature are varied. That being sa...

Time To Talk Day 2020 - The Mental Health Benefits of Camping

03/02/2020
Did you know that in the UK, one in four people will suffer from a mental health issue in any given year? Mental illnesses constitute a major public health issue, yet many people are still uncomfortab...

Valentine’s Day Glamping -  The Perfect Romantic Minibreak

27/01/2020
Valentine’s Day can be a bit of divisive holiday, with some people really enjoying this special opportunity to shower their partner with love and get a bit of a break from the bleakness of winter, whi...

Tips for Hiking With Your Dog - Camping Breaks with Pets

20/01/2020
Everything is better when shared with your best friend, and long walks are no exception. If your best friend just so happens to bark and have four legs, chances are you’ll both love the chance to expl...

Harry Potter Filming Locations To Visit On Your Glamping Trip

13/01/2020
Geeky about all things Harry Potter? So are we! If you love the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling as much as you love outdoor adventures, combining the two on a camping or glamping trip is a sur...

4 Yummy Campfire Hot Drinks to Make on Your Glamping Break

06/01/2020
We love hiking, mountain biking and all those other camping mainstay activities that get the blood pumping but really, is there nothing better than lazing about by the campfire? Especially when it’s c...

Glamping & The Night Sky - How to Go Stargazing

23/12/2019
Stargazing makes you really appreciate just how tiny a dot in the universe we are. It’s also a great feeling to see for yourself the constellations and planets whose names you’ve heard all your life a...

The Best Things To Do On A Camping Trip In The Midlands

16/12/2019
Like the name of the area suggests, the Midlands are smack-dab in the middle of England. It consists of large and diverse counties including Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, and Nottingha...

5 Beautiful Walks in Yorkshire for Your Glamping Holiday

09/12/2019
The Yorkshire landscape is an iconic part of the shared British consciousness. The heather-covered, windswept moors, lush dales and pastoral farms have become iconic through both adaptations of novels...

10 Great Christmas Gift Ideas For Campers & Hikers

02/12/2019
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! It’s a joyous time of the year that can quickly turn stressful as you start to think of what to give to your loved ones and just how much it’ll all cost yo...

Thinking of Winter Camping? Here’s How To Stay Warm & Have Fun

25/11/2019
You might have read the title of this blog and scoffed to yourself: who’d want to go camping when it’s freezing out? Believe it or not, camping in winter can be a wonderful experience: you’ll experien...

Navigation for Beginners - How To Use a Map and Compass

18/11/2019
If you’re a fan of hiking, it’s important to know the basics of map reading and using a compass. After all, even if you have directions saved on your phone, you never know when you might run out of ba...

4 Great Reasons To Go Glamping In The Fall & Winter

11/11/2019
A fall or winter camping trip can elicit some pretty polarised images. On one hand, you can see yourself enjoying a quieter campsite, often at a reduced rate, taking in some beautifully rich autumn co...

Your Guide To Delicious Vegan Campsite Cooking

04/11/2019
More and more people are opting for a plant-based diet, citing animal welfare and well as their health and concern for the environment for their choice to ditch animal products. And an even greater nu...

Top Tips For Beautiful Nature Photography For Beginners

28/10/2019
Anyone who’s spent time out in nature has likely come across an incredible view and thought “if only I had the skills to capture this moment”. The good news is, it’s easy to get started in nature phot...

Best Camping Activities in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

21/10/2019
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park offers visitors a whopping 720 square miles of wild waters, woodlands and Munros, all just a short drive from Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city. These thin...

Best Hikes In The Highlands For All Experience Levels

14/10/2019
The Scottish Highlands are known the world over for gorgeously romantic, rugged landscapes that are sparsely populated. This makes the region a firm favourite for hiking, hillwalking and outdoor livin...

Beginner’s Guide To Wild Camping In The UK

07/10/2019
Imagine a camping trip where you sleep under the stars and among unspoilt nature, off the beaten track, far from all other living souls. There’s something incredibly romantic about wild camping but ma...

5 Best Places For Camping To See Autumn Colours In The UK

30/09/2019
What’s a better way to welcome fall than with a camping trip to see some beautiful autumn foliage? While the East Coast of America is known as the place to go to admire golden landscapes onc...

Essential Camping Safety Tips For Your Next Glamping Break

23/09/2019
A camping or glamping trip is a great way to take a break from your busy everyday life in favour of a simpler, slower-paced way of living. But getting away from it all and into the great outdoors pres...

Fun Outdoor Activities For Kids - Connect Kids With Nature

16/09/2019
These days, 64% of British kids play outside less than once a week. In this era of smartphones and Fortnite, it’s hard to get kids excited about spending time outdoors and this has resulted in somethi...

Your Guide To Fall Foraging In The UK

09/09/2019
Living off the land with some foraging is a great way to boost your outdoor skills, get some exercise and, best of all, collect some delicious free food! While we traditionally see spring and summer a...

5 Reasons To Go On A Solo Camping Trip

02/09/2019
Travelling solo can be a life-changing experience - just take a look at international bestselling memoirs like Eat, Pray, Love or Wild. Offering chances for discovering yourself and new places on your...

The 6 Most Beautiful Walks in Cornwall

26/08/2019
Cornwall is known as one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK and it’s easy to see why: its sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, mysterious moorlands and charming seaside towns spell tranquil h...

Camping vs. Glamping Cost - Which One Is More Expensive?

19/08/2019
When you think about holidays in the great outdoors, you think of simple things: waking up with the morning sun, roasting marshmallows on the campfire and leisurely strolling through pretty woodlands....

5 Of The Best Hikes in Wales For All Experience Levels

12/08/2019
Hiking is one of the best glamping activities out there: you get to appreciate the incredible nature around you while still being able to enjoy some creature comforts at the end of the day. That’s why...