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Tips on Getting the Most Out of a Camping Holiday

Camping can be one of the best holidays that you can have. You can get that wild adventure feeling as you are camping with some stunning scenery all around.

All this you can get while still enjoying a few comforts from the campsite you visit. Camping can be a great holiday to have with the children too.

It is a way to teach them things about life that you wouldn't get from another form of holiday experience. The good thing is that in the modern world, there are a wide range of gadgets and high-tech devices to help you enjoy your time away.

So. let's discover some easy tips to make the most of your camping trip!

The Campsite

If you want to ensure that you have a good time, you need to choose a good campsite.

So you need to do a little investigation into the campsites in the location you wish to travel. Each campsite will have different facilities, and the quality of them will alter too.

If you want good showers, then you need to read reviews and look at the photos to ensure you are getting this.

If you are taking your kids, then you may want to see what they have on for children. Another thing to consider is if there are any bars and restaurants in or near the campsite, so you have a choice of places to go.


Some of you are going to want a campsite that caters to adventures. The campsites will have activities depending on your experience level, so ensure you are not going to an adventure site if you are a beginner.

Some places will be great for lake adventures, and others for cave exploring.

So again, ensure that you have researched the campsite for this too. Whenever you go, you need to make sure that you listen to your guides.

Also, make sure you have the appropriate clothes to wear for each activity too.


If you want to have a good holiday, you need to get the right equipment.

Obviously, first things first, you need a good tent. It gets cold at night, so a single-skin one is really not going to cut it.

Also, it needs to be big enough for the whole family. Then you need the groundsheet, ground mats, sleeping bag, pillows, torches, pocket knives and camp kitchens.

You may also need some specialist gear depending on the adventures you intend to do.


There is no reason why you can't eat well on a camping holiday. In fact, you might even be able to cook better on the open stove.

Before you go, think about the food that cooks well on an open stove, for example.

Maybe you should create a list of food to eat each day. Maybe if you have a fishing activity planned, you can cook fish that day.

Take a cookbook with you, just in case. Cooking while camping is a great way to get a little experimental and show the kids how cavemen used to eat!

Do you enjoy camping? Let me know in the comments!

Love, Sarah xoxoxo

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