Camping holidays

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Country diary: A tiny island on a loch – perfect for a solstice overnight camp
Badenoch, Cairngorms national park: Under a foggy moon we crack through the ice with our canoe, and steel ourselves for the longest nigh

Merryn Glover

28, Dec, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Dartmoor train line is back after 50 years – here’s what to do and see along the route
Later this month the line will deliver walkers, cyclists and wild campers to the northern edge of the national park. Here’s a brief guide to the area

Chris Moss

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Towns like this attract a lot of quirky souls’: a visitor’s guide to Queensland’s Scenic Rim
Named by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 regions in the world to visit in 2022, the Scenic Rim is an unassuming character in the state’s tourism tale

Christine Retschlag

04, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Fire pits and frosty walks’: readers’ top UK winter cabin and glamping stays
Our tipsters’ favourite places to stay in the country and seaside are bound to add a certain frisson to out-of-season UK breaks

Guardian readers

04, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Golden slumbers: 10 glorious woodland retreats for an autumn break
With our forests about to burst into colour, we pick cosy woodland cottages and eco-cabins for making the most of a British autumn

Rachel Dixon and Annabelle Thorpe

09, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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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

Tom Wall

25, Sep, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Living the stream: glamping in an American Airstream trailer … in Somerset
We check out a lovingly restored classic caravan on a quiet farm – but they can also be taken out on the road or to a festival

Hugh Thomson

20, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Surge in Britons booking ahead for UK holidays in 2022
Thousands of bookings taken for next summer as holidaymakers seek to avoid missing out on properties

Lucy Campbell

29, Aug, 2021 @11:41 AM

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All God cons: camping in churches has a record year as UK staycations boom
As conventional campsites fill up, more holidaymakers are discovering the joys of ‘champing’ – and silent nights

Miranda Bryant

29, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Our campsite was an apocalyptic disaster scene’: readers’ summer camping stories
Sleeping on cliffs, close encounters with deer and climate meltdown – this year’s holiday rush to get closer to nature was never less than invigorating

Guardian readers

26, Aug, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Stephen Collins on camping – cartoon
Life under canvas…

Stephen Collins

21, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hot summer nights: ‘My family was running on fumes – like a dummy I took them camping’
The idea was to let the kids run around for the weekend while my wife, suffering from poor mental health, would unwind at home. And it worked, until it very much didn’t

Stuart Heritage

19, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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