5 Reasons For A Caravan Holiday | Campbell Caravans
Mar10

5 Reasons For A Caravan Holiday | Campbell Caravans

I know, caravan holidays might not appear to be everyone’s cup of tea.And yet, caravanning has been making a stealthy comeback in recent years – More than 2 million people take holidays in caravans and motorhomes every year. Deciding to invest in a caravan though – that can be quite a big decision. It might be you already know and love caravanning – perhaps you were brought up on it, and have fond...

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Hiking in Norway – Much Better Adventures
Sep05

Hiking in Norway – Much Better Adventures

Despite the freezing temperature and the stomach churning heights, peeking over the mountain as the sun broke through the clouds, views of the fjords in every direction, I had never felt more alive. Reaching the summit of Breiskrednosi was one of the proudest moments of my life so far. I’d spent a couple of days with a group of total strangers, in a country I’d never visited, in a place I’d never been. God I was...

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Our 5 Best Walking Trousers for DofE
Jul08

Our 5 Best Walking Trousers for DofE

Honestly, we’ve been bombarded (okay, stop peering over your glasses, we’ve been asked a handful of times) since we wrote about what you need on the DofE kit list, asking for more advice and tips on kit; ‘Which are the Best Walking Trousers for DofE’ (see below), ‘Will my kid be okay in trainers for the first one’ (possibly, but not ideal),’can they carry eggs for breakfast’ (yes, but...

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Teen starting DofE? What you actually need for your DofE Kit List; where to splurge and save.
Jun19

Teen starting DofE? What you actually need for your DofE Kit List; where to splurge and save.

It was once the realm of the toughest of young scouts, cadets and other youth organisations, but it seems schools have caught on, and ‘doing DofE’ has become a right of passage. In the last few weeks I’ve seen countless parents on my social media feed wailing over the cost of the DofE kit list. And you, as a parent, quite possibly never did it yourself, and aren’t really sure what you’re letting yourself...

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Top 5 Essentials for a Caravan Trip
Apr23

Top 5 Essentials for a Caravan Trip

As regular readers are well aware, we headed off a couple of years ago courtesy of the lovely people at Bailey of Bristol on the #ItalyRoadTrip – 4,000 miles in the lovely Margot (not her official title), a Bailey Approach Autograph Motorhome. We had never even been in a motorhome before, let alone taken the family on a month-long trip in one, so it was a completely new experience for us! Needless to say we had an absolute...

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WIN – £750 Easy Camp Family Camping Kit!
Apr16

WIN – £750 Easy Camp Family Camping Kit!

Let’s start with a hands up:Who loves camping?Who hasn’t ever camped? If your hand waved around for either of those, this is definitely the place for you. And if you hate camping you should stick around too, because this just might change your mind a little. The thing is, camping can be so many things, to so many people. The last time we went with the kids (admittedly a few years ago now) we wild camped for two weeks in...

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