Off The Trail


I’m writing this on the evening of Friday 3rd July, 2020 and tomorrow is going to be a big day, the Coronavirus lockdown is being relaxed and camping will be allowed and the pubs will reopen. This means the return of wild camping and post walk pints, and I can’t wait! I don’t know about you, but the best I’ve managed during lockdown is some day trips around my beautiful home county… Read More

Ok, first of all I am not old enough to have owned a canvass tent, mine have all been lightweight, modern materials, however I did once sleep in one when I was an Air Cadets, many years ago. My memories are it was cold and cramped and it seemed very heavy when I was putting it up, so thank god tents have evolved to the lightweight, space saving designs we have now…. Read More