The mental health charity Mind recently commissioned a report which has shown that being outdoors, whether it be growing food, gardening or undertaking conservation work, has a hugely beneficial impact upon mental health. Camping is one of the best ways to get outdoors and have fun whilst easing mental stresses and strains. The Guardian says... Continue Reading →
We left Worcestershire early on a Friday, hoping to avoid the worst of the traffic on the way up the M5 and M6. The SatNav said an optimistic 4 hours, however this wasn’t to be and we endured a stressful 6 hour journey punctuated by the predictable toddler vomit and chants of ‘are we nearly... Continue Reading →
Our guest blog this week from Wanderlust Camper Co's Annah Todman. The UK has some of the largest areas of dark sky in Europe. It’s possible to see around 100 stars in your own back garden, subject to light conditions, however, how about immersing yourself in a dark sky with over 1,000 stars? How about... Continue Reading →
The changing season is no reason to stop camping - as long as you're properly prepared. You know the saying - 'there's no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing' well the same applies to camping. As long as you are well equipped, there's no reason not to enjoy the great outdoors right throughout... Continue Reading →
Wanderlust Camper Co is an independent camper-van rental business owned by Annah and Andy Todman. Based in Dymock in a rural part of Gloucestershire the vans are in the perfect location to explore the the countryside around the border counties of Hereford and Worcestershire or embark on a road trip to Wales, the Midlands or the West Country.
It’s warm here. You can feel the chill in the air, if you poke a toe out from under the duvet, or reach for your phone to check the time. It’s early, but not too early. A cup of coffee is calling, but it’s too warm to drag your body out from under the covers.... Continue Reading →
The season is starting to change; not so much that it’s too cold, but just enough so that the evenings are darker slightly earlier (so it’s easier to get the kids to sleep!) and the trees are changing colour. There’s nothing quite like woodland camping in Autumn, cosied up by the fire as the stars start to emerge and you can smell the crispness in the air as you snuggle up in your blanket with a warming drink of choice, before cuddling up in your tent.
This week's blog comes courtesy of Keefus Outdoors - see more here: I came up with the term “Microcamping” last year. This slightly watered down version of the “Microadventure” will be sure get your kids to love the outdoors. You may well have heard the term microadventure used over the last few years when talking about... Continue Reading →
If you've tried to book onto a campsite in the UK recently, you'll be aware that many are sold out far in advance, or work on a 'first come, first served' basis. Especially in the school holidays, its common to find that sites are full, especially the ones with the best facilities and Trip Advisor... Continue Reading →