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2 Way Tent Valve

How to use a 2 Way Air Tent Valve

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 25th November 2021

Author - James Coplin

We get quite a few calls during the season from worried campers thinking that they have a faulty air beam from which air keeps escaping. In most cases it turns out to be the simple fact that the valve has been left in the ‘Open’ position instead of the ‘Closed position. When you open your […]

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How to pack your tent

How to pack away your tent or awning

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 15th October 2021

Author - James Coplin

So, you’ve done the fun bit, enjoyed the sunshine (or sheltered from the rain) the fresh air. Got back to nature. Made the kids realise there’s much more fun to be had in the great outdoors than in front of their phone or gadget (even if you had to hide it from them and endure a […]

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Replacement Tent Poles

How do I fix my broken tent poles?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 4th October 2021

Author - James Coplin

So, you’ve been rummagng around in the attic or the garage for something, did you spot your tent there? Did you get a flashback of packing it away with a couple of broken pole sections badly fixed with duct tape, thinking to yourself you’ll get that fixed in the next couple of weeks….? We’ve all […]

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Fixing Kit Image

Using a Driveaway Fixing Kit

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 1st October 2021

Author - James Coplin

If you buy a driveaway awning and want to secure it to your vehicle, the most secure way to attach it is by using a fixing kit. The kit allows you to easily attach and detach the awning from your vehicle to allow you to head off and explore during the day, then come back […]

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Self Inflating Mat

Which Self Inflating Mat?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 17th September 2021

Author - James Coplin

Sleeping soundly and comfortably whilst camping is the most important thing to ensure the rest of your holiday runs smoothly, so choosing the right Self Inflating Mat for you and your family is vital. Although there are several other alternatives out there ( the more traditional Airbeds and Folding Camp Beds are still very common […]

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Condensation or leak

Is it Leaking or Condensation?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 1st September 2021

Author - James Coplin

It’s probably Condensation……….. Leaking versus Condensation, it’s the big battle, the showdown when trying to decide if there is a fault with your tent or if it’s just nature making your sheets soggy…. When moist, warm air comes into contact with either a surface or air that is colder than it is, the warm air […]

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Fiamma Wind Out Awning

Which Motorhome Wind-Out Awning?

Posted in FAQs / Motorhomes & Caravans on 4th March 2021

Author - James Coplin

Which kinds of windout awnings do you sell that will permanently attach to my campervan or motorhome? The most popular brand of wind out awning by far is Fiamma. The Italian company are standout leaders and innovators in the marketplace for this type of product and are therefore the main brand that we trust here […]

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Coronavirus and Camping

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs on 10th February 2021

Author - James Coplin

The last year has been a strange one for pretty much the whole world. We all know why, and the advent of Coronavirus and the risks that come with it has already changed the way we have not only had to think about the way we live our lives as a whole but how we […]

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Shall I take my own Camping Toilet with me?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs on 15th January 2021

Author - James Coplin

Do I need to take a camping toilet with me on my camping trip or will the provided communal ones be ok? Well, that really is up to you. All reputable campsites will at least have a toilet block and washing facilities. Many people however choose to take a portable toilet , some toilet chemicals […]

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Turismo Low

Which kind of awning shall I get?

Posted in FAQs / Motorhomes & Caravans on 4th December 2020

Author - James Coplin

We sell awnings in various different shapes, sizes and price bands and they’re available in both traditional pole and sleeve versions and the ever increasingly popular air awning versions …

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