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Essential knots for the outdoors

Essential knots for the outdoors

A guide to tying knots for camping, hiking, fishing, hunting and survival

One of the key outdoor skills to have is tying knots – it’s one of those skills that we think is easy to learn until our knots fail. Knowing these knots can save you a lot of headaches and time when camping, hiking, hunting, fishing or even in a survival situation.… Read more

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Camping Makes You Richer

camping the good life

Its official camping makes you richer

Today the Camping and Caravanning Club released the findings of their Real Richness – The List report based on a review of research into the psychological and social benefits of camping.
This was undertaken by leading academics in the field of Outdoor Education at Liverpool John Moores University and an online survey amongst 1,000 adults and 500 children aged 7-11 who camp and 1,000 adults and 500 children aged 7 to 11 who have never camped.… Read more

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A Fantastic Day Out

The Outdoor Leisure Show NEC Birmingham

The Outdoor Leisure Show NEC Birmingham

If you enjoy spending your time rambling, fell walking, mountaineering, camping, bird watching, cycling, kayaking or exploring places of natural interest then you’ll have a fantastic day out!
Show information
25-27 February 2011
Open: 10.00am – 6.00pm
Hall 9 – National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
http://www.outdoorleisureshow.com/
Show Attractions
WOODLAND CRAFTS RESERVE
Learn basic ‘bushcraft’ skills in the Woodlands Crafts Reserve in association with Bushcraft & Survival Skills magazine.… Read more