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Here’s to a summer of sunny camping!

You may have noticed that we have been a bit quiet recently, don’t worry it is not that we have gone away it is because we have been really busy behind the scenes doing all kinds of exciting things. First and foremost, our trial has started! We have 12 wild corners of Wales and the […]

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Even with a big group you can go Nearly Wild Camping

Things are shaping up!

It’s getting rather exciting here at Nearly Wild Camping HQ. We have myriad of wonderful looking sites signed up from across Wales and a whole host of enthusiastic campers. I am just in the process of gathering all of the ¬†information about the sites together ready to be sent out to the campers, making sure […]

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What star shall we give Underhill Farm?

Reversing the star system

One of the features of Nearly Wild Camping is the rating system we are going to use. We are going to take the conventional star system for tourist accommodation and turn it on it’s head. So in the middle of nowhere, with no facilities is going to be 5*! I have been having a think […]

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Toilet Block

Not so wild camping

As I mentioned in the last blog, we ended up with a rather ironic camping location at the Welsh smallholders show last weekend. I just thought you might appreciate a photo of it! As well as the beautiful brick toilet block with the lights on all night, may I point out the road just visible […]

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Nearly Wild Camping Stand

And we’re off!

The Nearly Wild Camping team are now back and recovering from a whirlwind weekend at the Welsh Smallholder show. It was wonderful to talk to so many enthusiastic people, confirming that there really is a demand for Nearly Wild Camping from both campers and smallholders. We talked to people who were veteran wild campers, who […]

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Let us know what you think

As well as looking for enthusiastic volunteer campers and sites to get involved in our trial this summer, we are still collecting people’s opinions and ideas on how Nearly Wild Camping could and should work. We have made a couple of short surveys to let people have their say. So if you have a few […]

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Nearly Wild Camping

Welcome to the Nearly Wild Camping Blog

Whatever your idea of wild, Nearly Wild Camping lets you get away from conventional campsites and experience wilder places, being comfortable to enjoy the experience with friends and family, knowing you can camp there and what facilities are available. We use a star system, similar to that used for tourist accommodation, but working in reverse, […]

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