Micro Wagon Review – a festival and camping essential

We like to go camping a lot, and we’ve also started taking the kids to weekend-festivals this year too, and the newest addition to our camping-gear is the Micro Wagon from the same people that make Micro Scooters. Here’s why it’s become an essential for us: Folds compactly when not in use This is a big deal for us as space…

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Everything you need to know about Camping

We’ve just spent the most chilled out weekend camping in Kent, and thanks to being one of Millets Outdoor Explorer families we did it in comfort and style in a brand new tent and with some great new camping equipment too. This was our second camping trip of the year and we have two more planned in August at festivals…

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Dirty Little Urchins

Dirty little urchins would be about the best way to describe Athena & Arlo over the weekend. They spent their time hurtling around the campsite, barefooted and feral. Swinging on tire swings, clambering up dusty banks, chasing each other over wooden bridges and generally having as much fun as possible. Our evenings were spent toasting marshmallows and staying up late……

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Camping in the New Forest + #ShakeTesters

Last weekend we spent three days away in the New Forest in Hampshire and although we were only away for a short time I’ve definitely got the post holiday blues as we had the nicest time! We camped at a campsite outside Lymington with friends so the kids were busy from dawn till dusk; on their bikes, playing games, kicking…

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Travel: Caalm Camp Glamping in Dorset

I don’t think there are many mums who woke up on Mother’s Day in a yurt, but I was one of them as we had a weekend away in Dorset last week. There is a lovely peaceful atmosphere at Caalm Camp, a campsite with six large circular yurts, all built in a traditional Mongolian style, and I should say ‘glampsite’…

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Camping with Millets #WeDoSummer

I said not that long ago that glamping was how I preferred to camp  although admittedly I’ve only been once, compared to a whole three times in my life in a ‘proper tent’ Basically I’m a camping newbie and the lovely people at Millets thought they’d see if they could change my mind about traditional camping and sent us a…

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