A Beginners Guide to Camping in the Rain

The success of your camping trip hinges primarily on choosing the right site and ideally enjoying perfect weather. However, you don’t necessarily have to pack up and go home if you experience torrential rain, as there may be a way to enjoy your trip in the wet. In certain situations it may not be possible to end the holiday early, so keep reading to find out how to cope with heavy rain when trying to experience the Great Outdoors.
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Coping With A Rained Out Camping Holiday

Luckily, we live in a country that is blessed with the typical weather expectations, especially during the summer months, but there are always going to be exceptions to the rule. If you are heading away on your holidays, you are obviously going to want to choose the best time of year for almost guaranteeing some great weather. This is none more so than if you are going on a camping or caravanning holiday. What happens when the majority of your well planned holiday turns into a wet and soggy torrent of rain-soaked mud? It doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are a few tips to turn the tide and enjoy the rain while it lasts.
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Camping Holidays With The Elderly

Camping is still one of the best adventures that a family can take. It’s relatively cheap, without the usual constraints that are offered by more traditional indoor holidays and can be so much more fun. Family holidays often include the less robust members of the family, including the kids and the grandparents or other elderly family members. But don’t worry about it. The elderly don’t post many difficulties.
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Getting Kids Used To Camping

kids_camping.jpgCamping is great fun for all members of the family, but it is especially fun for the younger members. It’s also the opportunity for the adults to have a bit of time away from the kids, all be it a few feet away, by getting the kids a tent of their own. Not only will you be giving yourself some well deserved breathing space, you are also providing your children with a rare opportunity to have their first independent experience.
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The Basics For Your Camping Holiday

So you are thinking about heading out into the wide blue yonder, your home on your back, without a care in the world. Or you might be thinking more along the lines of forgetting about the whole ‘home on the back’ thing. Your idea about camping might be to bundle your partner and kids into the car, open the boot and throw in the tent, cooker and barbie, beds, chairs, mini-fridge, portable TV and satellite dish, and enough food and drink to feed a small army. Whatever your idea for the ideal camping holiday, there’s only so much you are going to be able to take with you. It is essential not to forget the essentials though, so below are the basic things you are going to need.
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Back To Nature: 3 Reasons To Go Camping

camping.jpgCamping can be great fun, especially during the Spring and Summer seasons. It can be the easiest and best way to leave your daily life behind for a few days and get back to nature. It truly allows you to experience the outdoors, fresh air, cut grass, pine trees – things usually taken for granted. Whether you have wanderlust or are just looking to kick up your heels, here are some reasons why camping never gets old.
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