Ten top tips for camping with a baby

Tenting in Scotland

Camping with a baby may sound like something you would never want to try doing and if you do then it sounds like it should be hard work but it doesn’t have to be.
We have been camping a couple of times now with our baby who is now 19 weeks and have found it to be no more stressful than camping without a baby.
Here are our top 10 things to think about with the baby.


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When to wean?


There is so much conflicting advice about weaning. Some say you can do it from four months, some say leave it to six months, so when is it really OK to start giving a baby food?
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Vango Airbeam Genesis 500

Tenting in Scotland


When walking into a camping shop to browse tents I did not expect to be blown away by a method of erecting a tent but I was when I was introduced to the Vango Airbeam Genesis 500.

Pitching a tent has always been about poles so imagine how interested we were to hear that one particular tent in the showroom was inflatable!

We had not planned to buy a tent but after hearing it was inflatable (we love gadgets and gizmos so this was very appealing to us) and that it can be erected in 5 minutes we were sold. Okay so 5 minutes is maybe a bit of a push but it isn’t too far off that (maybe 10-15 minutes up and ready to sleep in).

The great thing about this tent is that it can be erected, quickly, with only one person so this saves on arguments. The…

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Camping with a 16 week old

As an adult I am relatively new to camping. I do not remember going camping as a child and when it was suggested that I went camping just two years ago by my now husband I was unsure. How would I find sleeping in tent? Would I be warm enough? Would I be comfy? Would I be scared of all the bugs? Thankfully I agreed to try it out and found I absolutely loved it. Since then I have camped a few times but sadly we didn’t go as much as we might have last year had I not been pregnant.
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