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Unique Day Out – UK Pro Surf Tour At Surf Snowdonia, 24th October Half Term, Free Event

If you are looking for a unique day out, the UK Pro Surf Tour sees the UK’s best surfers travelling the length and breadth of the country –  from Cornwall to as far north as Thurso in Scotland – in search of the best waves. The tour takes place between April… Read more »

8 simple ways to keep your tent cool in a hot summer night

Pitch your tent where the shade is first thing in the morning, your tent will start to heat up as soon as the sun hits it in the morning. All tents will get hot in direct sunlight, synthetic fabrics, polyester etc., tend to get hotter than natural materials. Cotton tents… Read more »

Best Tents Blacks – Blacks Choice Awards 2016 Tents

Best Tents Blacks – Blacks Choice Awards 2016: Tents Published in 2016, Blacks picked out a selection of their best tents from their Spring and Summer selection. The headings of their awards include Inflatable, Family, Luxury, Large, Weekend Trips, Festival, Backpacking and Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards. Below are some of the tents that Blacks selected and… Read more »

Stylish Picnicware

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This recent blast of hot weather has certainly been fab picnicking weather, a second British heatwave could bring hottest ever temperatures, some forecasters are predicting that temperatures could even pass Britain’s all-time highest temperature of 101F (38.5C). There is nothing better than heading to the beach or park with friends and… Read more »

Quirky Glamping – Ireland

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We at Campingandoutdoorliving love reading about new and interesting camping/glamping ventures.   We have previously written about cliff camping, camping in churches and now a decommissioned Boeing 767 passenger jet is being tugged out to sea ready to be transformed into a glamping venue in Ireland.       Quirky Glamping Village is located… Read more »

Award Winning Camping Gear – the Tent Owner Satisfaction Awards 2016.

If you are splashing out on some new camping gear it is always good to read independent reviews or recommendations from fellow campers. Camping forums and Facebook pages are a great way to see what fellow campers are talking about, gaining new camping tips and even asking peoples views on camping… Read more »

Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2016 Now On!

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The Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2016 is now on! The show started on Tuesday 23rd February and runs until Sunday 28th February in halls 1-5, at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, the show opens 10am to 6pm daily. This is the UK’s biggest start of the season showcase with hundreds of tents, caravans… Read more »