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Typical Mummy has some great tips for family camping trips. And PACMAT is on the packing list. "The PACMAT is perfect for family camping trips as it is super lightweight and ultra compact, rolling up into its own small carry bag." Read about what she thinks makes a camping trip with kids easier here.

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Beach, Camping -

We loved Gwynver beach so much we decided to camp for a few nights right above at Trevedrafarm. It's an amazing spot, with a sea view, just a short walk from the beach. .  (The picnic bench was a lucky find - The PACMAT made a perfect table cloth). After a day on the beach, it's easy to head back to camp to clean up and have supper before going back down to the beach to enjoy the last of the day and the fabulous sunset. . 

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After several months of lock down in the city it felt great to head out of town to Cornwall. We arrived just in time to be pitched for sunset. Maker Camp is a wonderful quiet spot above the village of Kingsand, not far from the wilds of Whitsand beach. It's run by the Rame Conservation Trust with beautiful views and natural areas. We set up our tipi tent for us and the dog and a small hike tent for the kids, with its extention using the Ordnance Survey Lake District PACMAT. Basil, the dog, had his own camping bed with the PACMAT Deluxe to keep...

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Camping, The Lake District -

If you're thinking of going to The Lake District with small kids, then check out this article from Van Life Family. They spent five days in The Lake District, walking and camping with two children and a dog. The article co vers the best walks with children, what to do on rainy days and where to camp.And of course, don't forget your Ordnance Survey Lake District PACMAT Read more here.  

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Our eldest was asked to go on a camping trip with a friend last weekend, so she took her own little Vango hike tent. It's perfect for strapping onto the bottom of her rucksack, easy to pitch and cosy for one. To add an extension she took a Gabby Malpas PACMAT Poppy This gave space for friends visiting (pictured above) and made a good place to put her stuff to keep it dry while she took the tent down.   They had a great time, if not a lot of sleep. Here's a picture at dawn.

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