Our #homefromhome weekend with Millets

Our #homefromhome weekend with Millets

A couple of weeks ago me, Luke and Finn, together with some other bloggers, joined a team from Millets to enjoy a weekend of camping as part of their #homefromhome campaign. The idea was to showcase our camping set ups, plus

The Best UK Campsites as Chosen by Outdoor Bloggers

The Best UK Campsites as Chosen by Outdoor Bloggers

As peak camping season is upon us, I thought it was a good opportunity to put together a list of the best campsites across the UK (and one in France!). I decided the best way to compile my list was

Review: Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Review: Andrewshayes Holiday Park

As tent campers, we’re not usually fans of camping at caravan parks, however I’m always happy to be proven wrong! That was certainly the case with our recent stay at Andrewshayes Holiday Park, near Axminster in East Devon. Prior to becoming parents,

Vegetarian Food for Camping Trips

Vegetarian Food for Camping Trips

It can be hard to plan your food for camping trips. This is especially true if members of your party have differing dietary requirements. After the success of my last downloadable meal planner and shopping list, and some requests, I

Review: FIREPOT Meals by Outdoorfood.com

Review: FIREPOT Meals by Outdoorfood.com

My last experience of dehydrated food was about 15 years ago during my brief foray into the world of the Duke of Edinburgh award. I wasn’t impressed. In fact, I haven’t eaten any since. Then recently, in our quest to

Review: VARTA Powerbank

Review: VARTA Powerbank

As avid users of many gadgets, we are forever looking for ways to keep them charged when we’re camping or hiking. We both have phones plus a tablet, so it can be a real issue, particularly these days when the

Review: PACMAT Patch

Review: PACMAT Patch

Like most bloggers (and many others) I’m a big fan of social media. I can engage with people all over the world, hear new ideas and find great products, all while sitting in my front room. This is true of

Know your knots

Know your knots

Knowing how to tie the perfect knot is an important skill for many outdoor pursuits. Whether you’re a camper, angler, rock climber or sailor, knowing the right knot for the right situation makes things a lot easier, and could even

The Helpful Hiker's Review of 2016

The Helpful Hiker's Review of 2016

So, 2016. It’s been emotional. This post is only looking at my 2016, I don’t have the time nor the energy to look at the wider world. There’s been quite enough upheaval in my own little corner. If 2015 and

Glamping with Pets

Glamping with Pets

We all love pets and we all love holidays, but it’s always been hard to find nice places to stay that will also accommodate your furry family member. That is, of course, until Glamping with Pets  rode into town. The