UK Tent Shows Summer 2019

UK Tent Shows Summer 2019

Buying a tent can be a long process. There’s a lot to consider, not to mention an awful lot of choice! It is really helpful to be able to see different tents set up in order to compare your options

Introducing The Helpful Hiker’s Amazon Page

Introducing The Helpful Hiker’s Amazon Page

Exciting news! I have joined the Amazon influencer program, which means that I now have an easy way to share my favourite outdoor gear with you all. I have my own Amazon store featuring handpicked outdoor equipment and clothing for

Review: OUTXE Savage 20000mAh Rugged Power Bank

Review: OUTXE Savage 20000mAh Rugged Power Bank

We recently spent a couple of days camping in the New Forest and, unlike us, we opted to go without an electric hook-up. As it was only a short trip and a warm time of year, I was sure we’d

The Ultimate Lighting Guide for Campers

The Ultimate Lighting Guide for Campers

Since we started camping a few years ago, we’ve amassed an impressive collection of torches, lanterns, head torches and lights. It might not seem important, but decent lighting can make life so much easier when camping. We’ve tried a few

Cooking with the Trangia Billy Can from Simply Hike

Cooking with the Trangia Billy Can from Simply Hike

I’ve been blogging a while, but old habits die hard. I’m sometimes contacted by brands asking if I’d like to choose something to try out and review, I could be cheeky and ask for something nice to wear, something flashy

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

Review: Bundle Bed

Review: Bundle Bed

I first heard about Bundle Beds back at the beginning of 2016 just as they were due to launch their Kickstarter campaign. They got in touch to tell me about their great idea, and I thought it sounded fantastic! In

Tent Review: Outwell Montana 6AC

Tent Review: Outwell Montana 6AC

So we finally decided on a tent. I think it’s been the most difficult decision of our lives! We narrowed it down to a Montana 6 from Outwell, but then had to choose between the inflatable or poled version. We

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Camping….

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Camping….

I am so excited about getting a new tent this year and heading out for some more adventures; but there have been many, many camping lessons that we have learnt the hard way. Choose the right site We have stayed

Camping Tips: Best Bedding for Babies & Toddlers

Camping Tips: Best Bedding for Babies & Toddlers

Want to take your baby or toddler camping but unsure about bedding? Well here's a few ideas to make your trip go smoothly and ensure everyone gets a good night's sleep.