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Luxury and a Lancaster

Alan Hinkes is Club member and mountaineer, the first and only Briton to have summited all 14 of the world’s 8,000m peaks. Here he recalls his first camp on a Club Site during a memorable visit to the Lincolnshire Aviaition Heritage Centre in East Kirkby. 
Guest Blog | 08 November 2018 More

How to Survive Winter Camping

With the recent ‘Beast from the East’ bringing some of the harshest and coldest winter weather for years, with temperatures plummeting to rival those of Norway and Iceland in some parts of the UK and a predicted cold spring, we invited leading American website Active Weekender to share some thoughts on how we lose heat while camping and what you can do to prevent it.

Guest Blog | 06 March 2018 More

The Club is good for you!

The health benefits of spending time in the great outdoors has long since been recognised and encouraged by the Club as Kat Pearson, the Club's archivist discovered.
Guest Blog | 30 January 2018 More

First time caravanning in Europe. Part 2

Towing overseas was a brand new experience for the Graystons. But any concerns about caravanning overseas was unfounded as Gav Grayston explains.
 
If you've never taken your caravan to Europe, but are thinking of doing so, I suspect you'll have the same concerns we did.

This summer we decided to take on an epic trip – with our Compass Casita 586 in tow – from our home in the historic town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire all the way down to the...

Guest Blog | 22 November 2017 More