Wild Camp: Fur Tor and an emergency tarp re-pitch

In October I decided to drive back down to Dartmoor National Park and walk to one of the more remote Tors, Fur Tor. I decided to tackle it from Postbridge, and I will start this post by saying that having done it, I wouldn’t recommend this route particularly (see below Continue Reading

Wild Camp: Lake District – Haystacks and Innominate Tarn

In early May, when covid travel restrictions had eased sufficiently to permit it, my friend Rob and I headed for the Lake District, with the intention to have a weekend there before Rob headed home and I continued, perhaps on into Scotland. Unfortunately the weather had other ideas and things Continue Reading

Wild Camp: Galloway Forest Park, Sandwood Bay and Glas Bheinn, Assynt

That might sound an odd collection of locations for walking and wild camping, and indeed they are. This was a different trip for me. Normally I would catch the sleeper service to Scotland. I have, in fact, never driven to Scotland and I’m in my forties. However, with Covid in Continue Reading

Wild Camp: My stag-do – Wild Camp on Oke Tor

In November 2019, my friend Rob and I set off from South West London to Belstone on the Northern fringes of the Dartmoor National Park. My impending marriage was just about a month away and we had decided to nominally call this my stag do, although Rob did point out Continue Reading