Sophie Bray

Based in Liverpool, Sophie Bray is the Senior Editor at Camping Sites in Britain. Previously she has worked for The Huffington Post. Sophie is a graduate of English Literature at the University of Manchester.

First Time Campers – A Guide to planning your first trip

Holidays abroad may be off the table for a while, and a lot of people might now be thinking of looking within the country for their next break away. Camping may not have been an option that you have thought about before now, but with the current situation, it may be an experience you’re considering.. …

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A history of tents

A History of Tents

Whether your earliest memories of tents is a damp holiday under canvas snuggled up in your sleeping bag listening to the rain, or a sheet slung over a clothes airer in the lounge, there is something about tents that brings out the nostalgia in all of us. While the humble tent as we now know …

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guide to camping in your back garden

The Ultimate Guide to Camping in your back garden

I don’t want to make light of the current situation. COVID-19 is a very serious issue and I want to personally thank all the NHS workers and other front line workers keeping this country safe. #StayInStaySafe But, I also think that a smile can do wonders especially for mental health. That is why I decided …

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The big camp out

The Big Camp Out

So traditionally in the UK, the start of the camping season is Easter weekend. Yes, some sites are open all year, but the most campers see that this is the start of the season. Well, this year it looks like we can’t go camping. It is extremely unlikely that the government is going to relax …

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Best Campsite

Best campsite

Camp in your own back garden Latest Government Advice Sophie BrayBased in Liverpool, Sophie Bray is the Senior Editor at Camping Sites in Britain. Previously she has worked for The Huffington Post. Sophie is a graduate of English Literature at the University of Manchester.

camping checklist

Camping Checklist

Camping Checklist There are very few essential items you need for camping, but there are a few more items which are needed to make the expeirence nicer and then a few luxury items. Table of Contents Essential Items There aren’t many essential items. Actually three. Tent / Hammock Sleeping Bag Roll Mat / Airbed  Thats …

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