Chilterns Ridgeway Camping
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We'l be visiting a large, well equipped site that sits just under the Ridgeway escarpment with views across the Aylesbury plain. Although surrounded by the beautiful Chiltern's countryside - with many walks from the site - it is only 40 minutes on the train from Euston, and a five minute taxi from Tring station, so is ideal for those who work in London and need to use public transport.
We will enjoy walks along the Ridgeway with great views and into the huge Ashridge woods - giving a really diverse day out.
If you really want to take it easy the site invites local street food suppliers on weekend evenings. It could be a wood fired pizza or similar, but they are all excellent. The exact provider will be confirmed nearer the time.
Dogs - well behaved dogs are aloud on site but need to be booked in with the OutdoorLads office in advance.
Motorhomes / Campervans / Caravans - Hook-ups may be available but you will need to call the OutdoorLads office who will check availability with the site. Hook ups are located away from the area we will be camping in, and will be at additional cost.
What to bring
Tent: make sure you know how to pitch it, even in bad weather or in the dark. Check you have all the poles, ropes and pegs. A 3 season tent is the minimum recommended level of protection.
Sleeping bag: one that provides adequate warmth, designed to go below the temperature that you expect
Sleeping mat: will keep you warmer and dryer
Waterproof bags: for spare, dry clothing
Food: search online for camping food that’s easy to cook and filling
Hot drinks: at least in cold weather
Cooking Equipment: check you have fuel and know how yours works
Eating equipment: mug, bowl or plate and cutlery
Washing up equipment: detergent, brush/scourer and tea towel
Wash kit: remember to include a towel, shower gel and shampoo
Torch: or easier still, a head torch
Food & drink
There will be some kind of mobile food van on both nights (subject to confirmation) and a local pub ten minutes walk away. You will need to bring everything you need, or eat at one of those options.