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Backpacking and Wild Camping Section

Our children are growing up, so we get to enjoy our favourite type of camping now, getting back to nature with our rucksacks whilst trekking and discovering the UK's remote spots. We want to share others and our experiences of back to basics camping, being more intimate with nature, enjoying some solitude.

MSR Mutha Hubba NX tent 2

A good nights sleep is important especially if your off climbing or walking miles exploring, here's the link to our sleeping section.
Sleep Zzzz

Which Bag and Bed will be best is unique to everyone, for a helping hand read
Our Guide to Choosing a Sleeping Bag


Food is also important both before and after a long day, there are so many options available on the market now, here are some of the things we use when camping with the family, when backpacking you need to keep both size and weight down and they're campers that don't wish to use electric. We also backpack so there is also a section for non electric cooking and backpacking cooking.
Cooking and Cleaning

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Whether you like to travel light or you prefer a more homely camping experience, we all need lights and maybe something to sit on? Here is our
Furniture & Camping Accessories Section


You've got your tent, you're planning trips and you can't wait to use it.
So what other important tent pitching related items might you need before you can set off on your adventures? Here are some examples 🙂


Here is a handy Packing Checklist for you to print off.

I love the saying that there is no bad weather just bad clothing, I've found this to be true! Always have a waterproof with you also, sunny days on a mountain can soon turn wet. Footwear is also very important there are a vast amount available now for all activities and for all shape and sizes of foot.

Clothing and Footwear Section


Camping with your four legged friend can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be here are some tips and bits of equipment that we have found helpful, we used to camp with our trusty Rottweiler Dee unfortunately she is no longer with us, we now have a Beagle puppy and a very young puppy Sprocker.
Camping & Hiking with Dogs