A couple of weeks ago me, Luke and Finn, together with some other bloggers, joined a team from Millets to enjoy a weekend of camping as part of their #homefromhome campaign. The idea was to showcase our camping set ups, plus have lots of fun and spend a weekend outdoors as a family.

We all had an amazing time, so I thought I’d share some of the highlights with you.

First of all, the setting for our weekend was the spectacular Gradbach Scout Camp in the Peak District. We had a great pitch, right next to the river.

The views from the top of the hill were beautiful. Our camp was at the bottom, amongst the trees.

We camped next to the river, which, although picturesque, kept us on our toes with a toddler!

I was excited about getting to know some fellow bloggers as I rarely get to meet any of the people that I come across online. It was a pleasure to meet Collette and her family from We’re Going on an Adventure, Penny and family from Parentshaped and Louise and her gorgeous boys from, well, My Gorgeous Boys. 

It was such a jam packed weekend that I will try and share the best bits.

Once we had arrived (actually on time for once!) we pitched our tent and tried to make it look as tidy as possible. We’re usually so messy,  it was a challenge this weekend to show our set up at it’s best. The other bloggers weren’t far behind and we were all soon set up and ready to go. We had a relatively relaxed afternoon/evening, with lots of time to introduce ourselves, check out everyone else’s tents and enjoy a barbecue.

We also received our brilliant box of goodies, with lots of treats to make our camping experience even better. There’s too much to list, but here’s a video of us opening our camping care package.

The next morning we were treated to a visit from  some local mountain rescue volunteers. They brought along a search and rescue dog, plus lots of

Read the full original post here authored by Lauren Moseley. You can visit her blog here.

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