1) Watch – mobile phones lose charge, aren’t very waterproof and damage easily so keep a cheap digital watch to hand. Check it’s set to the correct time before your camping trip. 2) Salt – you only need a small amount. Useful for adding to food and replacing that lost through sweat. You can go […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Offering expeditions, training and development courses across the UK and overseas, Wilderness Expertise has joined the Nearly Wild Camping co-operative as a Business Supporter and we look forward to working with them going forward… www.wilderness-expertise.co.uk
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 […]
We’ve all seen such signs which imply that we will get into trouble if we venture on to a piece of land but what does it really mean? Is it ok to wild camp on a bit of land that doesn’t appear to be used for crops or livestock? ‘The laws of England, Wales and […]
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 […]
We are honoured to receive the SME-News 2018 Welsh Enterprise award for ‘Best Campsite Network 2018 – UK’ This is great feedback for everyone involved in helping Nearly Wild Camping become what it is today.
Known for their quality canvas swags, roof tents and awnings, we are pleased to announce the we will be working with Outhaus to retail their products at discounted prices for members.