Tour of Britain & a trip out in Frank

Tour of Britain & a trip out in Frank

We had a trip out in Frank this weekend.  July was the last time we’d had an outing in Frank so it was long overdue really… We headed up on Thursday after work to camp near Kendal in Cumbria.  The plan was that this would put us in a good position to get into...
Beat Herder Music Festival 2018

Beat Herder Music Festival 2018

I got tickets to the music festival called Beat Herder for his birthday this year. It ran from Friday 13 July until Sunday 15 near to Clitheroe in Lancashire and this is what happened…! The campsites opened at 9am – we arrived just before noon. We figured...
The Heat Wave of 2018

The Heat Wave of 2018

I’ve not known a summer like this since I’ve lived here… so that’s almost 20 years in case anyone is counting!  The weather is warm (sometimes hot) and very dry.  The hose pipe bans have started and there are fires on the moorland – and on Bidston Hill too.  It’s been...
The hottest May Day on record!

The hottest May Day on record!

It is always a happy coincidence when some amazing weather and a planned camping trip coincide as was the case this past weekend… We started our adventure on Friday enjoying a leisurely drive up to Cumbria.  We stopped at Broughton in Furness for a visit to the...
Hardened campers…?

Hardened campers…?

We had our inaugural camping trip of the year this past weekend when we went to Gibraltar Farm in Silverdale, Lancashire. The Telegraph rated this website as one of the top 20 best coastal campsites so I thought it was worth a shot. We were a little afraid when we saw...