An Outdoors Family

Wildcamping, fire damage, rubbish and the erosion of hard won countryside access in Scotland

The end of summer throws into focus the issue of abandoned camps, fire damage, broken glass and other rubbish that can be found all along many of the loch shores in Scotland, left by inconsiderate ‘wild campers’ and other visitors. It is easy to point the finger at ‘others’ but unless we are part of […]

Wild camping in the southern Cairngorms

Three wild days in the Cairngorms: A family adventure

The Cairngorms are known as one of the largest areas of high ground in the UK, and a particular feature of them is the deep valleys which cut through them. We have been wanting to try a walk and wild camp with more than just a single night camp with our son for a while […]

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Wild Camping with a Wild Toddler

Wild Camping with a Wild Toddler   Before we had our son, our camping trips were usually one of two very different options. It was either a spontaneous trip to the mountains with hurriedly packed rucksacks crammed with tent, sleeping bags and anything else we could stuff in the bags. We’d be thinking thoughts of if we […]