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.



© Minimalist Family Camping 2019


June 8, 2017

Every great camping trip begins with packing, and in the carefree days before kids we didn’t take much. A small tent, sleeping bags, logs, burgers and red wine seemed to be all we really cared about bringing. But then our baby arrived and the packing list doubled, or m...

June 8, 2017

Young children can be fairly easily entertained in nature – some sticks, mud, water and leaves can keep them busy for ages, particularly if there are other children to play with, but there are times when one of them may need some quiet time on their own, or if the weat...

June 8, 2017

A tarp provides shelter from the elements and can be a useful add on if you have a small tent. This Coleman Tarp is designed to fit its Darwin / Tasmin tents but can be adapted to fit most small tents. Supplied with just one pole, the back edge rests on the front of yo...

June 8, 2017

Lets get our kids outside on short camping adventures more often and more easily. Less gear will be smaller to store and quicker to pack and so much easier than you think.

1. Be brave!

Your friends may think you’re crazy leaving the glamping equipment at home but you’ll...

March 31, 2016

Camping with children can be brilliant fun, but needs a bit of thought to make it go really well. If you are feeling daunted about taking your kids camping, here are a few family camping tips and tricks I've learned from experience with my kids which will help you all...

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August 9, 2019

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