OK, so the weather's not been brilliant has it?
I'm fairly sure one of the big daily papers was promising a heatwave to hit us later this month. Let's hope so, but in the meantime I wanted to share a few of my previous camping experiences where I've had a really enjoyable time, even if the weather hasn't been great.
This year, I've already been camping a few times in my little two-berth Force Ten tent (which I love - it feels like home away from home). Most recently I was at Keswick Club Site, pitched about 20ft from Derwentwater with an unobstructed view of the lake and surrounding hills.
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Stuart Kidman is the magazine's Deputy Editor. He has been a journalist for ten years, writing for local newspapers before joining the Club in 2009.
He loves camping and enjoys nothing better than trekking off into the wilderness to 'rough it' for a couple of nights.