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  • The PitchUp Blogger Challenge - Leaderboard

    The PitchUp Blogger Challenge - Leaderboard

    Do you know your poles from your pegs? Your groundsheet from your guylines? We gave several bloggers and their families the chance to test out their skills by pitching the Eurohike Rydal 600 in the fastest time possible. Here are the results. Read more
  • The Meek Family Review Our Camping Essentials

    The Meek Family Review Our Camping Essentials

    The Meek Family love spending time in the outdoors and enjoy camping for the weekend in tents, hammocks or even bivvies! For them, camping is about travelling light, not taking the kitchen sink; only taking a few essential items and enjoying the simplicity of the great outdoors. Read more
  • Our Top 5 Family Friendly Festivals

    Our Top 5 Family Friendly Festivals

    With the festival season fully in swing, we thought it’d be a good idea to take a look at five of the most family friendly festivals coming up this year. Read more
  • Back to Basics | 5 'Nearly' Wild Campsites

    Back to Basics | 5 'Nearly' Wild Campsites

    If you want to get off-grid, while still staying safely within the boundaries of an official UK campsite, there’s a growing band of back-to-basics sites that now offer the ‘wild’ experience on the right side of the law. In this article, James Warner Smith from coolcamping.com chooses his... Read more
  • Escape the Campsite  | A Wild Camping Kit List

    Escape the Campsite | A Wild Camping Kit List

    8 man inflatable tents, tipi's, heated pods, on-site showers, artisanal pizzas...when did camping become so gentrified? Time to leave the luxuries of the modern campsite behind and head out into the real heart of darkness. Before you do though, make sure to fill your backpack with these wild... Read more
  • Tents? Tape? Glitter? - Our Festival Essentials

    Tents? Tape? Glitter? - Our Festival Essentials

    We asked the most seasoned festival revellers in the office for their survival essentials. From hangover cures, to footwear, to looking your sassiest, we’ve got you covered. Read more
  • Tarp Or Tent? - Our Favourite Shelters for Wild Camping

    Tarp Or Tent? - Our Favourite Shelters for Wild Camping

    Whether you’re team tarp or team tent, when it comes to choosing a shelter for wild camping, there are many things to take into consideration. We’ve put together a small selection of our picks, ranging from inexpensive shelters, to super lightweight technical tents. Read more
  • Ian Finch: The Rules of Wild Camping

    Ian Finch: The Rules of Wild Camping

    Ian Finch is an explorer, survivalist and nature aficionado. An ex-Royal Marine, Ian is our go-to-guy when it comes to adventure advice. Here, he explains the do's and don'ts and the rules and regulations of wild camping across the UK. Read more
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