June 10, 2018

What's the point of minimalist family camping? I can tell you from own experience that it is definitely possible to camp with very little gear with children, but why should you bother camping the minimalist way?

1. It’s quicker - however much stuff you like to bring alo...

May 12, 2018

So its possible to camp with less on a short trip, but how about a two week camping holiday abroad? A common approach for the annual summer family holiday would be to squash everything that moves into the biggest vehicle you have, kids packed up to their eyes in duvets...

April 23, 2018

At last! The first camp of the year had arrived. After waiting months for the UK weather to clear up it was amazing to finally be able to chuck our camp things in the car, grab the kids after school and head off for a mini camping adventure in mid April.

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March 27, 2018

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 linge...

March 1, 2018

Why do we bring so much stuff with us when we camp? After speaking to many campers and reflecting on my own experience I think it comes down to one thing – fear.

Leaving the safety of our homes and venturing out into the darkness, without a well-stocked frige, wifi and...

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August 9, 2019

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Minimalist Mum UK

Hello, I'm Briony, a mother to two young children on a mission to get my family outdoors more often and more easily. Join me on my journey from overpacked estate car to grab-’n-go easy camping kit. So leave the lanterns, chuck out the chairs, kiss goodbye to the gadgets and let's go Mini Camping.



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