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Trip – Middle Ninfa Camp and Blorenge Run

A while back I bought a book called Tiny Campsites (Link Here) and whilst my focus over the summer has been wild camping, I figured that I’d give one of the sites in this book a try. Flicking the pages, I quickly established that the author clearly had a soft spot for a campsite not too far away called Middle Ninfa Farm so I looked it up on the 24k OS Maps on to see whether there was any interesting terrain around. Sure enough, the site was in fact situated about 250m up the side of a hill called Blorenge not too far from the Welsh border and only 2 hours drive from Northamptonshire. Promising good views, fresh air and somewhere¬†more interesting than your typical camp site, I emailed the owner to book a pitch.

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First Toddler Microadventure

This weekend I took my daughter on her first toddler microadventure. She’s just turned 3 years old and I figured that this first trip will either make or break her taste for the outdoors, for camping and for adventure in general. Realising this I made sure I carefully planned each aspect of the trip so that there was never a bored moment or soggy spirit. Read on for my experience of how my careful plans panned out.

Inspired by Alastair Humphreys

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