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How to Store a Bell Tent?

How to Store a Bell Tent?

How to Store a Bell Tent? How to store a bell tent after camping – follow these simple rules and we hope the process will be a lot easier. At Eco Camp UK and our two campsites in Sussex, we erect and take down bell tents all

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Eco Camp UK’s Best Camping Tips and Advice

Eco Camp UK's Best Camping Tips and Advice

Best Camping Tips and Advice I thought I’d update this blog article on the ‘best camping tips and advice’ after receiving lots of feedback over the years. It’s not meant to be the hard and fast ‘rules of camping’ – just a few of the things I’ve

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Eco holidays – living lightly on the land

Eco holidays - living lightly on the land

Eco holidays – our campsite philosophy Eco holidays with Eco Camp UK are easy. Campers and glampers who visit us at Wild Boar Wood Campsite and Beech Estate Woodland Campsite tend to be those who share Eco Camp UK’s ethos and concern for the environment , enjoy the outdoors

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Spring camping – reasons why it’s the best season to camp

Spring camping - reasons why it's the best season to camp

Spring camping – nine reasons to camp in spring Lots of people describe themselves as “fair weather campers” and shun the idea of spring camping. Sure, it’s lovely to camp in the summer when you imagine long days in warm sunshine – but this is Britain so

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Hammock camping – in a UK woodland

Hammock camping  - in a UK woodland

Hammock camping – in a 600-acre woodland Hammock camping fans are welcome to sling their hammocks between the trees at Eco Camp UK’s Beech Estate Woodland Campsite. The campsite is set within a 600-acre woodland, so we have found a couple of lovely spots for hammock campers,

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What to take camping – and what not to forget

What to take camping - and what not to forget

What to take camping – ten things you won’t want to leave at home When you are considering what to take camping there is a lot to think about and it’s all-too-easy to forget about some of the things that can make your life easier. Take a look

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Camping recipes – ideas for your next camping trip

Camping recipes - ideas for your next camping trip

Camping recipes for the campfire or camp stove. All that fresh air when your camping can make you hungry so food can be a real focus and there’s nothing quite like cooking over an open fire and eating alfresco. At our glamping sites in Sussex we encourage

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Wild camping in England and wild camping in the UK?

Wild camping in England and wild camping in the UK?

Is wild camping in England legal or possible? What about wild camping in the UK? The short answer is that wild camping in England is legal, however you must have permission from the relevant landowners. In short, it is quite difficult for someone to head off wild

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Camping Games – Campfire Fun

Camping Games - Campfire Fun

Camping games – outdoor activities and campfire fun Camping games can be just as much fun as for kids or for the older generation. When you’ve told your best camping jokes, caught up with your fellow campers and run out of ideas for other camping activities, why

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Camping games for kids

Camping games for kids

Camping games for kids – activities for the campsite Camping games for kids are a great idea to think about before your camping or glamping trip to Wild Boar Wood or Beech Estate Woodland Campsite. You might want to bring some things with you like a deck

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Ten of the best camping Dutch oven recipes

Ten of the best camping Dutch oven recipes

Dutch oven recipes Dutch ovens are cast iron cooking pots and offer a great way to make a campfire dinner as an alternative to a barbecue during a camping trip. During the last few months as a warden at our Wild Boar Wood Campsite I have been

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Our favourite camping jokes

Our favourite camping jokes

Funny camping jokes The campfire is the perfect place to crack out your best camping jokes, tell stories and to share experiences. Here are a few of our favourite camping jokes to add to try out on your fellow campers… 1. I went to buy a camouflage

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Blackberry picking – ten of the best blackberry recipes

Blackberry picking - ten of the best blackberry recipes

Blackberry picking and what you can do with all those berries Blackberry picking is a popular pastime in the autumn and the brambles around our Sussex woodland campsites and across the countryside are groaning with blackberries at the moment. Some might say there’s nothing better than eating

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Wardens’ Blog – [email protected] – Get The Most From Your Camping Experience

Wardens' Blog - Theresa@Beech - Get The Most From Your Camping Experience

Get the most out of your woodland camping experience at our woodland campsites, part 1 Everybody has a more or less clear idea of what to expect from a “campsite” but many people ask themselves what differences there are with woodland camping before they come for a

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Campfire lighting tips

Campfire lighting tips

How to light a campfire – a guest blog This very useful and detailed guest blog entry on how to light a campfire comes from Eco Camp UK’s very good friend and wild camping enthusiast Jon. Bushcraft enthusiast, Jon camps in all weather and loves nothing better than

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