wild camping Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith

To be a happy camper, don’t make too much noise, leave wildlife alone and take your litter with you. If you smoke, use a personal ashtray to stub out butts until you can find a bin. Choose biodegradable beauty and cleaning/laundry products, so they don’t create algae bloom when rinsed down sinks (unscented for pregnancy/nursing and affected medical conditions). 

You can hire campervans from local owners (with safety caveats in place) at Camplify or GoBoony.

staycation Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith

Follow the 7 Leave No Trace Rules. These ensure you just leave memories and footprints, and no trash that could harm the planet or wildlife. The 7 rules are:

  1. Plan ahead & prepare
  2. Camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you wind
  5. Minimise campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of others

take a little break in a caravan

caravan holiday Lucy Pittaway

Lucy Pittaway

Everyone loves a break in a caravan! It may not be posh, but it’s quintessentially English. You may get your feet wet and the caravan may wobble a bit, but it’s all good fun! It’s also one of the most affordable ways to take a break either in the country or by the seaside, and most parks have static caravans, which is better than lugging a caravan on the back of your car and getting stuck in traffic jams.

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