campfire cooking recipes

5 Campfire Recipes for Spring

There are many things which you might have to sacrifice when camping – air conditioning, solid walls, WiFi and flushing toilets. But good food is a necessary camping requirement that should not be scrimped on. Spring is here and so is camping season, so here are 5 campfire recipes to show you that gourmet grub can be cooked up on the trail.

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What to plant in your garden now!

Hoorah! The days are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer and the daffodils are out in full force. This means it’s time to get outside, teach your kids about where food comes from and how to live from the earth. As well as that satisfying feeling of getting your hands dirty!

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5 Places to Visit in Devon this Spring

Everywhere we look there is Spring. Crocuses are blanketing our woodland floors and daffodils are springing up on the edge of every pathway. It’s the time of year to get outside, blow away the cobwebs and sit in beer gardens basking in the first of the year’s warm sun.

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6 travel apps you’ll actually use

Your bags are packed, you’re ready to go, your phone is so full of travel apps it’s far too slow. We know the feeling. Nobody needs a phone full of gimmicky apps that are never to be used on the road. So whether you’re staycationing in the UK or flying across the Atlantic, we’ve rounded up our favourite tools for every digital nomad, family traveller and backpacker.

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3 winter warming recipes for cold nights

There is nothing better than simple comfort food to warm your heart in deepest, darkest winter. We’ve pulled together our favourite, and often self indulgent, recipes to keep you toasty through the coldest spell of the year.

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The origins of the Advent Calendar

1st December is often a day of excitement in family households around the UK. The day when chocolate for breakfast is acceptable and the mark of Christmas well and truly beginning. But the Advent Calendar hasn’t always been chocolates, treats and gifts hidden behind a paper door, counting down the days until Christmas. Here we take a look at the origins of one of our favourite yule-time traditions.

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Where to find the best Christmas markets in the south west

There’s nothing better than a Christmas market to make you feel festive – mulled wine warming your hands as you stroll through the stalls, festive tunes tinkling over your head and artisan crafts to buy your loved ones to unwrap on the big day. Not sure where to head in the south west this festive season? Here’s our pick of the best Christmas markets around!

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