Camping ‘wild’ is a different way of spending the night outdoors but it isn't allowed everywhere - with a responsible approach however, there are many remote areas where you can still rest your weary head under a star filled sky.
With no facilities at hand, you need to think carefully about your impact, both physical and visual. Here is the BMC advice on the do’s and don’ts of true wild camping:
If you're adequately prepared, discovering new places alone can be as refreshing as a fortnight away and incredibly liberating. Here's why you should pack your tent and do it:
What gear will I need? Here are our tips on how to go lightweight camping:
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