The clocks have changed, winter darkness is rapidly disappearing and our thoughts are wondering outside again at last. Long summer evenings are suddenly coming our way so lets be ready to seize them with both hands and get out there!
If your camping kit has been lingering in a shed or attic for the past few months, now is the time to dig it out, dust it off and quickly get packed up ready for a season of easy stress-free camping fun.
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Have you ever played ‘car tetris’? Squeezing every item of camping gear into your vehicle can take hours and be horribly stressful. But there is an easier way to go family camping, and I’m not suggesting a roof box or trailer. You can just take smaller stuff, and less of it, without compromising on warmth, comfort or convenience. Our small car and tiny tent for two adults and two children touring in France. Here are my top tips: 1. Don’t take piles of extra bedding To keep wa