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Wild camper shares what happens during meetups – ‘you end up drinking more’

CAMPING has become one of Britons’ favourite holiday options. On the fringe of the soaring camping popularity, wild campers enjoy the outdoors a little bit differently. Express.co.uk spoke to wild camper Dave Riley about the wild camping community. Wild camping is illegal in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, but legal in Scotland (Image: GETTY) Going …

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DVLA issues £1,000 fine warning to drivers going on UK camping holidays

From next month, the DVLA is bringing in a huge change for drivers going on camping holidays. At the moment, you don’t need to pass a specific test to tow a trailer or caravan. But according to the DVLA, it will be bringing in new regulations about what you’re allowed to tow and not allowed to …

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Call of the wild: planned Dartmoor crackdown ‘will penalise campers’

Move to restrict where people can sleep under canvas will reverse the public’s hard-won right to enjoy the national park Shamus McCaffery, 53, who lives in the heart of Dartmoor and wild camps there three or four times a month, is among many who are worried about an imminent threat to their freedoms. Shamus McCaffery’s …

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Popularity of caravanning on the rise – expert shares staycation warning for families

CARAVANS are a fantastic option for Britons who want to go on a road trip, holidaymakers who like to be spontaneous with their trips and lovers of adventure. However, there are many options when it comes to choosing a caravan. Express.co.uk spoke to Camptoo’s Ed Bassett and found out his tips for choosing a vehicle. …

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UK economy grows on camping and dining out

The UK economy grew by 0.4% in August as more people dined out, went on holiday and attended music festivals. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the services sector made the biggest contribution to economic growth in the first full month after all Covid restrictions were lifted in England. It said arts, entertainment and …

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‘Mad’ camping pitch spotted just yards from railway track in Snowdonia

Social media users blasted the ‘mad’ wild camping spot after photos appeared online A tent was set up yards away from the railway tracks (Image: North Wales Live) Wild campers in Snowdonia have been criticised for their unusual choice of pitch. Photos of a tent set up just yards from tracks at the Llanberis Lake …

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