You can still camp all year round even during the cold seasons. While its still legal to do there are quite a few things one should think about before diving into nature during its most brutal seasons. Make sure to pack lots of warm items such as blankets and clothes. If you begin to overheat you can always dress down, but once you’re in the elements you better be prepared. Make sure to stock up on good heaters and lighting objects so you can see during this dangerous but fun time. You should also stay close to home because if you can’t tough it out, at least you’ll be home in no time.
- Pack your three season sleeping bags, and perhaps even duvets and fleece blankets.
- Pack plenty of warm clothes (particularly extra socks) so you can put on or take off layers.
- A nearby family-friendly pub, preferably with open fires, is a definite asset come the evening.
“Hit the road early. Remember that the nights are starting to close in so don’t leave it too late to set off or you’ll be putting your tent up in the dark.”