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The Wild Camping Mindset

Motivation – you’ve got to want to do it in the first place! Planning & Preparation – check the weather forecast, plan your meals & snacks, pack your bag in the order you will need things (or use different pockets). Knowledge of the landscape (map). Practice & Testing – learn to put your tent up […]

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A guide to Low Impact Camping

Introduction Low impact camping is leaving a place with no sign to suggest that you have been there. Yes you may have flattened some grass but that will recover within a short time. Leave no trace – The Seven Principles  Plan Ahead and Prepare Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Dispose of Waste Properly Leave […]

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rubbastuff join us as a Business Supporter

rubbastuff – well known for their PACMAT range – have joined Nearly Wild Camping as a Business Supporter. We look forward to working together going forward as we continue to expand the co-operative network. Members can log-in to access a discount code to be used at  https://rubbastuff.com/

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Understanding Sleeping Bags

I remember when I first went to buy sleeping bags for a family camping trip I was rather confused by different prices, sizes, thicknesses etc. All I knew was I wanted everyone to have a good camping experience and not be cold in the night. So slightly unsure, we bought something middle of the range… […]

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7 different types of lights for camping

There are many different types of lighting for camping and particularly in wilder places where you may be faced with pitch black darkness. You should always make sure you have multiple sources of light and spare batteries (of the right type!). Below are some of the most commonly used camping lights: 1) Head torch – […]

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Ashby join us as a Business Supporter

Ashby supplies a range of high quality hardwood logs including kiln dried ash, oak, beech, seasoned firewood, kindling and firelighters. They are based in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire and offer next day delivery via courier nationally. They also have a fleet of vans that deliver next day to Buckingham and surrounding towns like Milton Keynes, Towcester, Brackley, […]

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