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Clearing up some of the confusion about Wild Camping …and an update

All of the UK is owned by someone or some organisation. Wild camping does happen but is often not possible or realistic for many people hence the reason for creating Nearly Wild Camping. Nearly Wild Camping has been working hard to help people access wilder camping opportunities for some time, whilst also ensuring some benefit […]

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How to choose a tent for wilder camping

The three main considerations when choosing a tent for wilder camping are weight, pack size and price. Other considerations are how often you will use the tent, how many people and kit will it need to accommodate and in what season/s are you planning to use it. Generally if you are backpacking you are going […]

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Olpro join us as a Business Supporter

“With a growing reputation for delivering something different, here at OLPRO we design our products with you in mind. We are a team of experienced, knowledgeable individuals with a deep and genuine passion for getting outdoors – and our aim is to improve that experience for everyone. Camping and camper van gear doesn’t have to […]

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Attentional Restoration Theory and Camping

Attentional restoration theory (ART) first proposed by Kaplan and Kaplan (1989) claims that urban environments suffer from an excess of stimulation that serves to dramatically capture our attention. People exposed to urban environments are forced to use their attention to overcome the effects of constant stimulation (described as hard fascination), and over time this in […]

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An introduction to tent pegs

There are many types of tent pegs available but which should you use and why? When choosing suitable tent pegs you should take into account the weight, shape, size, material and the intended use. Some pegs are designed for different terrains and weather. It’s always good to have a few spares to hand in case […]

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