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Camping in 40 Degree Weather, Is it Too Cold for Camping?

Camping in 40 Degree Weather, Is it Too Cold for Camping?

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In all honesty, it totally depends on the person that's camping. Cold weather tent camping, can be just as enjoyable, as long as you keep yourself warm. If it was me, as long as its not raining everyday, I don't actually mind the cold. I find it so much easier to heat myself up, than to cool myself down, when the weather is too hot. How to keep warm in a tent Clothing - Pack lots of warm clothing, thermal clothing is the best for keeping warm when its cold. Thermal clothing just like a thermal flask that keeps your coffee hot, works in the same way. It keeps your body heat in-between your thermals and your body and stops the cold air getting through. What kind of clothing should I take, when camping in cold weather? Winter Jacket - More likely than not, if you are camping in 40 deg...
Can You Leave Your Tent Unattended?

Can You Leave Your Tent Unattended?

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Can You Leave Your Tent Unattended? Well, its totally up to you..by leaving your tent unattended you are doing so by your own risk. But in reality who goes camping and doesn't leave their tent unattended? All though camping is a fun experience, you still will want to enjoy the surrounding attractions, scenic views and the wildlife. Depending on where you are camping will depend on how safe you feel leaving your tent unattended is going to be. For example if you are at your favourite campsite, you are more likely to leave it, than you are if you are camping alone in the wilderness. But i would advise you follow some forms of common sense if you do leave your tent unattended. Some tips if leaving your tent unattended Firstly, if you do feel like leaving your tent unattended. Make sur...
Health Benefits of Camping and Enjoying the Outdoors

Health Benefits of Camping and Enjoying the Outdoors

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So many people across the world choose to go camping and enjoy the countryside. The freedom of just being able to pack up and go spontaneously, and enjoy the adventure. There are many health benefits of camping, we have created a list of the 10 most important benefits you may not even realise. Health Benefits of Camping Reduced Stress. Reduced Anxiety Just by being outside and enjoying nature can help reduce stress and anxiety.  Being outside and grabbing some fresh air can increase feel good hormones hormones, these hormones reduce stress and boost your mood. Better Sleep Did you know fresh air actually helps you sleep, it helps you feel more relaxed and tired. Improved Mental Health. Reduced Depression Just by taken yourself away on holiday you are improving your mental  healt...
Campsite Rules | Camping Etiquette for Beginner Campers

Campsite Rules | Camping Etiquette for Beginner Campers

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Every campsite will have its own set of rules but generally speaking, they are all the same. If you are new to camping have a read through the general rules of most campsites below. Campsite Rules - Camping Etiquette for Beginners Check in check out times Every campsite will have its own set of times you can pitch up your tent and pack it up. Check with the campsite to see when you can arrive and pitch up, arrive too early and the previous camper who was using your spot may still be there. Pack up too late and the next camper may have to wait until you pack up.  Check with the campsite to find out the times you can pitch up and see what's the latest you can stay till. Stick to the campsite quiet times Have you ever been to a campsite and not had any other campers? Probably not, ju...
First Time Camping Tips for Your First Ever Camping Trip

First Time Camping Tips for Your First Ever Camping Trip

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First time camping can be daunting for some, but don't worry, we have created this guide to help you enjoy your first ever camping trip. Choose your campsite It's important to choose the right campsite for your needs. Do you want a campsite with children allowed? a campsite that allows pets? a campsite that's close to shops? or local attractions? When choosing your campsite make sure you do your research. Most campsites will have a Google my business profile, make sure to check the reviews of previous campers so you have a good idea of what to expect. Purchase your tent To go camping you will need a tent, seems pretty obvious lol. We have created a few guides to help you choose the right tent for your needs. Whether it's a family tent or just a tent for one. Have a look...
What is the golden rule in camping?

What is the golden rule in camping?

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There are so many people across the world that enjoy the freedom of camping. That feeling of just being able to pack up, get in your car and go almost anywhere within reason of course lol. Being able to relax under the stars and truly experience nature, this feeling is why so many people love camping. What is the golden rule in camping? The golden rule in camping is to clear up what you brought or to follow the Leave no trace motto! An even better way to look at it is to make the space you're staying in, tidier and cleaner than it was before you arrived. So you may have also heard the motto “leave it better than you found it,”  which is exactly my point. No one wants to camp on a messy camp pitch, campsite, or see the natural wilderness covered in rubbish from previous campers. It...
Camping Essentials | What to take camping?

Camping Essentials | What to take camping?

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When camping it is very important your pack the camping essentials. So we have created this guide so you don't forget anything important you may need. Camping Essentials | What to take camping? Tent Definitely, the most important thing to remember while camping is a tent. Without a tent, you are cowboy camping. Although some may prefer this way, the majority of campers prefer to sleep in a tent. Sleeping bags You will need something to sleep in, to keep you warm at night. Most campers prefer sleeping bags, they are easier to store and easy to set up. I personally prefer my home duvet set, I'm a bit claustrophobic like that I find a normal duvet or blanket a lot comfier. Inflatable mattress This is not a necessity, but makes camping far more comfier than Sleeping on the...