How to choose a wild camp spot - 5 top tips
It’s a fact (well, in my dictionary anyway!) that nothing beats getting outside and snuggling down under a blanket of stars for the night. Enter wild camping.
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10 great adventures in Britain
GetOutside Champions Jen & Sim Benson are endurance athletes, guidebook authors and passionate explorers of the great British outdoors. Their new book 'The Adventurer’s Guide to Britain' is packed with incredible experiences on land and water across the length and breadth of the country.
Championing women in the outdoors
The freedom, if not the desire, to explore the planet has been a long time coming for women. The playing field is a lot more even now than when the first female pioneers of mountaineering and derring-do were on the scene, yet when I am out hiking, in the line-up or on a climbing wall I often find myself in a very male-dominated world. I reckon it’s time we changed that.
Campfire bread on a stick
Cooking over a fire, to my mind, is one of the best parts of camping. The simple act of watching the embers glow while waiting for your food to cook is one of most mesmerising activities I know. Not surprisingly the campfire is always the heart of a camp, drawing everyone in whether young or old. With the right equipment you can cook just about anything over a campfire, but some of the best recipes are the simplest, as is the case with bread on a stick.
Three cool campsites for kids
Camping is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors together as a family. It gives you the freedom to explore and get close to nature. One of the most important aspects of camping is choosing the right campsite to suit your circumstances and what type of camping experience you want.