UK

Stories, tips and advice for visiting The UK.

I spent the past week camping in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, which, not surprisingly, is a national park along the Pembrokeshire coast in west Wales. The coastline really is striking, with jagged cliffs, beautiful beaches and an abundance of wildlife – we saw Welsh Mountain ponies, porpoises, seals, jellyfish… We stayed just outside the town St Davids, in a campsite called Caerfai Bay Farm Campsite, which was sat right by the coast so we could see the sea from our tent. Here are some photos I took.

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Living aboard a narrowboat probably appeals to a lot of people; its cheap, mobile and its an alternative lifestyle. My dad lives aboard a narrowboat; a 40 foot with a Lister SR3 engine called “Puffin.” And he’s loving the boat life: “I love the freedom, its a cheap way to live, its a different way to live and you get to meet a lot of interesting people.” Whenever I mention to someone that he lives full time on a narrowboat, they’re always quite fascinated by this, so I thought I’d write about it. Puffin has a toilet, a shower, 2 beds,…

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Ever since I was little, my family have always gone on camping trips either within the UK or to France or Italy; The Lake District, Cornwall, The Dordogne or Brittany being particularly frequented. This year, we decided to stay in the UK and visit both The New Forest and Dorset. We were very lucky with the weather on this trip. As you probably know, English weather is very unpredictable, but most days were warm and sunny. The drive to The New Forest from our home on the outskirts of London is only about 2 hours, so it was not long until…

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