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UK and Europe campsite reviews and camping tips

Whether you're new to camping or a veteran, Archie Under Canvas has something for you.

Not sure what camping equipment you need?
Click on the Start Here button to download my famously comprehensive camping equipment checklist. Ideal for beginners but handy for everyone else too.

Looking for camping tips and advice?
Try my Camp Tips section for handy ideas that I've picked up since I started camping in 1995, designed to make your trip more enjoyable.

Searching for a campsite?
Go to My Reviews to read my own personal UK and Europe campsite reviews featuring places that I've camped at with Mrs Archie, Ell and Hazza (the boys).

If you're thinking of trying your first camping trip then my advice is - go for it! It's a great, economical, fun holiday for romantic couples, a bunch of mates and especially for families. For children in particular, I'm convinced there is absolutely no better holiday. What other break offers them so much freedom, fresh air and exercise. And when it rains (and it always does) why not share some quality family time inside your tent with a pack of cards or a board game. Or, even better, just pop down the local pub for a meal!

Read on and happy camping!

This Web site is currently still under construction but should be finished sometime this century - but still, please feel free to explore and enjoy.