Campsite near Minterne

Looking Ahead… We can “Carry on Camping”, but be Prepared & Plan Ahead to Avoid Disappointment.

At Giants Head Caravan & Camping Park we love the relationship we have with all of our campers and appreciate when someone gives us a positive review or recommends us to friends & family. We came across this fantastic post one of our regular visitors posted on their personal blog, in which they very kindly mentioned us. With permission we’re reposting it here as a guest blog post!

I think the film “Carry on Camping” had quite a positive effect on numbers of campers when it first appeared (for several reasons!) Sad recent news about Barbara Windsor, but it is perhaps the fun side of camping, the unexpected, that she so brilliantly portrayed that will stay with us for a long time and is so important to all campers.

Although very keen campers, my family only managed one day camping in Dorset last year. After weeks of lockdown and by the time we decided to bite the bullet and organise a trip away the campsites in Dorset were practically all full, only the odd day was available. We love camping near Dorchester and this year we are starting early.

Preparing for Your Camping Trip

Prepare for Camping Near Dorchester

For most of us, it’s a trip up into the attic, the garden shed or the garage to locate and check all the camping gear – do it NOW, if you have spare time on your hands. Putting it all together in one place is the best bet and refer to your Camping Equipment list if you have one, if not, it’s ESSENTIAL. How many times have you forgotten the wooden mallet, the pump, the torch or the bottle opener or bottle(s) of wine. There are always great deals on at the beginning of the year, time for a new tent to impress your fellow campers – or on a less expensive, practical note – some new tent pegs to replace all those bent ones.

Research – Camping Site Cerne Abbas

Ask your friends, use the internet, but be aware, do it early in the year to avoid disappointment. There are going to be a lot more Brits holidaying in the UK this year and one of our favourites, Giant Heads camping (the campsite near Minterne) are reporting a lot of early bookings from April onwards.

It goes without saying that it’s quite a “carry-on” this camping lark, but whether young or old, you are bound to have a memorable time, you are out in the fresh air, it’s very safe. Plan ahead and book early, especially if you’re camping in Dorset!