Outdoor Summer Essentials

Summer is well and truly here which means you can enjoy the summer weather and get out and about! To make sure you’re well equipped, we’ve put together a list of camping essentials to ensure you’re ready for all of your summer activities. Windbreaks When going on your summer adventures such as picnics or days... Continue Reading →

How to Leave No Trace & Backpack Responsibly

[Guest blog provided by Derek from dedwards.me] Backpacking is a fun activity you can do alone, with a partner, or with a group. However, it’s important to be responsible when it comes to hiking through the wilderness. Showing respect for nature is a crucial part of preserving it for generations to come, and that respect... Continue Reading →

OLPRO Cookbook

At OLPRO we are always trying to provide you with products and services that can make your camping trips as stress-free as possible! Mealtime often comes up in conversations on our forums, with people in big dilemmas over what to cook! We’ve seen a lot of people say they tend to keep coming back to... Continue Reading →

Best Places for four-legged friends

Everyone enjoys going away on their holidays, whether it’s a small weekend trip or a week away, it’s really nice to just get away and enjoy yourself. However the one thing that can be a deal breaker for a lot of people is not being able to take their four-legged friends with them! We’ve compiled... Continue Reading →

How To: Guy Lines

Guy Lines are an essential part of your camping experience. They’re what keeps your tent or awning stable on the ground and support your tent during windy, rainy weather. They are also crucial to adding a lot of strength to your tent or awning frame, allowing it to withstand the weight of snow or heavy... Continue Reading →

‘Technical’ Camping Terms

For those that are new to camping, it can be pretty tricky getting your head around the camping lingo, so we’re here to help you with a ‘technical’ camping terms blog! A A-frame – A basic tent shape, the cross section forms the shape of an ‘A’ Awning – An Awning is a secondary covering attached t... Continue Reading →

How to Sleep whilst Camping

Looking for tips on how to have the perfect night’s sleep when you go camping? We’ve come up with some great ways in which you can get a better sleep whilst away on your camping holidays. .Buy a high quality Sleeping bag The key to a good night’s sleep is being comfortable and with that... Continue Reading →

How to Pitch for the Weather

When camping you never know how the weather will turn out. One minute the sun is shining and the next it’s pouring rain. We want to give you some top tips on how you can prepare yourself for whatever the weather. Sunshine When it’s sunny, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you don’t need to... Continue Reading →

How to Camp Sustainably

When camping it can sometimes be trickier than you think to enjoy the outdoors in an environmentally-friendly way that is sustainable for the planet. Most food packaging is single use and plastic, and you might still be using plastic zip lock bags which you often have to throw away. Whilst we know it’s not always easy, we want... Continue Reading →

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