Corona Virus and Camping in the UK

Corona Virus and camping can you go camping in England? Updated 02/01/2021 Camping for many of us is a great way to escape and have a unique experience. Now more than ever we require those mini breaks just to to keep our sanity. For many know whether or not it's okay to go camping can be confusing as current rules and regulation seemingly change on a daily and weekly basis. I have put together a brief overview of the Tier system in England and how this impacts your ability to go camping. For a full list of restriction it's worth checking our the government website dedicated to the specific restriction that are currently in force for your area. You can find the Tier that you live in or  those you are looking to visit here Campsites and accommodation are open in Tier 1 areas (Medium Alert) and no more than six people from different households are allowed to mix – a list of what you can and cannot do in Tier 1 areas is available here. Campsites and accommodation …
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Camping For Beginners: How To Have Better Family Camping Trips

Camping For Beginners: How To Have Better Family Camping Trips Camping for beginners family is great especially if you can put up with being asked ‘Are we there yet?’ precisely 57 times on the way, you can be assured that you and your children can have the experience of a lifetime camping together. A family camping trip with kids is a lot of work but also a lot of fun and the more prepared you are the better time you and your kids will have. Here are 20 quick and easy camping for beginners family ideas to entertain children every minute while on a family camping vacation. 1. Hold a selection of secret treasures in a surprise box. Add one or two new ones every day for added enjoyment. 2. Make sure you have a way to charge your mobile and plenty of space to store your video 3. Teach your children about bush survival and safety around the camp site. Encourage help with meal preparation but always supervise them around the fire as it is a very dangerous place. 4.…
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30 Top Camping Tips For Beginner

Seasoned novices and beginners alike all over the world every weekend enjoy the simplicity of camping. The idea of camping to some of you conjures up images that may make you cringe, especially those of you who have never camped as a child or have heard horror stories from friends and relatives, and have unfairly decided never to give it a fair go. How much effort you put into adequately planning your camping trip will determine how successful (and enjoyable) your trip will be. Though some of these tasks may seem tedious and tiresome, the more often you put these tasks into practice the more fun you will have doing them. Here are 30 Things You Must Know Before You Go On Your First Camping Trip: 1. Gather all your camping equipment in a corner of a room and keep adding to it as you think of it. 2. Use basket shelves in your car for easy storage. 3. Store your clothes in sports bags.   4. Make sure all heavy items are secure and are packed at the bottom of yo…
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British Columbia Camping

Guide to Camping in British Columbia (BC), Canada Campsitedirect.com is a one of a kind camping directory for British Columbia, which will provide direct contacts for camping in British Columbia, Canada. Here at Campsitedirect.com you will find photos, descriptions, addresses, telephones and emails for camping in British Columbia & Canada. British Columbia 1. Cariboo 2. Kootenay 3. Lower Mainland 4. Okanagan4 5. Omineca-Peace 6. Skeena6 7. Thompson-Nicola 8. Vancouver Island
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Camping and CoronaVirus

It's been in all of our thoughts, the coronavirus is everywhere and has changed our lives. Whether you live in the UK or Africa your life will have been touched by the Coronavirus. We have to find ways to adapt our lives whilst in quarantine. Right now in the middle of the mad situation, we have to adhere to staying at home. For many of us this can be challenging because we love the outdoors. It is the right thing to do to stay at home and protect the ones that we love. What light can be seen at the end of the tunnel? We may be stuck at home now but we can still have a lot of fun. Coronavirus may have stopped us going out to visit campsite but there are other options. The time at home there are some great things you can do. If you have children why not build a fun camp in the garden including a BBQ. Kid love this sort of stuff. I have to be honest I have spent several nights in my garden during this period enjoying a night under canvas can still be a refreshing experience,…
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7 Camping Tips for the Clever Explore

It's okay to streamline your camping experience in order to set yourself up for success. Really, it doesn't mean you're taking shortcuts or cutting corners. It just means you took the time to think ahead, and that's worth bragging about.

These seven camping tips will make your life easier and more enjoyable, all while making the outdoor-lover within you proud.

Make the Most Of Your Head Torch

There is definitely more than one use for a head torch. While they were technically designed to be strapped around the skull, you'll find that its multiple uses supercede this intention. Choose a headlamp with a red light setting, as it's perfect for tying to the roof of your tent and using as a low-key reading light. You can even throw your light inside of an empty gallon water jug; not only does it help to reuse plastic waste, but it also provides you with …

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Top 5 Coastal Campsites for Ocean Lovers

There's really nothing like the great outdoors. We have to admit, this is especially so when it comes to coastal landscapes the world across. Waking up at camp and seeing where the ocean meets the earth? Yeah, we'll take it.

That's why we've laid out these top five coastal campsites, which are perfect for families, couples and solo adventurers seeking a water-fueled holiday. Whether for access to the surf or simply for the views, we promise that you won't want to skip out on them.

Camusdarach in Arisaig, Scotland

It's no secret that the British Isles, Scotland included, is a majestic slice of earthly inhabitance. Camusdarach—a quaint campground on the coast of Arisaig, Scotland—serves as a basis for campers to take part in a load of activities, like fishing and wildlife tours. All the while, tent-pitchers and RV-ers co-mingle in a comfortable environ…

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Making a Good Campsite Great: The How-To Guide

Camping is an art and one that you can only get better at with practice. That's all the more reason to keep at it! Over time, you'll be able to learn what it is that makes your very own campsite creations above par.

While there's nothing quite as effective as trial by campfire, we must admit that learning some tips before you go is awfully helpful. That's why we want to share the best ways to transform a good campsite into a great one.

Prioritise Location

They say the three most important aspects of real estate are location, location and location. Well, the same goes for campsites across the world. After all, the success of a holiday all depends on where it is you're stationed. Go for a coastal campground, opt for a lakeside getaway or even head toward the mountains for a tucked-away respite. Choose a pop…

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Tips for staying clean while camping

Staying clean while camping can often be a challenge. No matter what you do, everything seems a little dusty, dirty or sandy. Although staying clean while camping is hard, there are some tips for keeping things that little bit cleaner.

Antibacterial gell Firstly an absolute must on any camping trip whether with the family or heading off on a solo lightweight adventure, alcohol gell or hand sanitiser. You may be in a place that has limited water or you may put your hand in something a realise that you need to clean it immediately. Alcohol gell will kill most bacteria and certainly gives you the ability to clean your hands on the move. You might be out on a walk, stopping for lunch and just want to give your hands a quick clean. Keep dirt outside

When going in and out of your van, camper or tent, make sure you do your best to remove or shake off any mud or dirt. Knock mud and dirt off of your shoes or take off your shoes. Kee…

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The Latest Camping Technology

Whether you are an experienced outdoorsman who loves cool gadgets, or a city dweller who wishes the excursions to the country could be a little comfier, here are three devices that are must-haves for your next camping trip. “Roughing it” just got a whole lot easier. Check out the latest camping technology.   The PowerPot Being able to have your music with you is a huge plus when you’re going camping, but let’s face it: many of us don’t even own bulky, battery-powered CD players anymore. Using the car radio is another option too, but is it really worth starting up the car and wasting all that battery just to listen to music?

If you’re like most people your music collection is on your phone, it fits in your pocket, and it powers up via a USB port. Thankfully, the latest camping technology has adapted to technology in general. Meet the PowerPot: it’s a thermo-electric generator that allows you to keep your devices charg…
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