OUR FIRST CAMP OUT | HIGHER WHITEMORE FARM


 For the last few weeks Nila has not stopped going on about s’mores. Thanks to youtube and Ryan’s world :), she has been desperate to go camping this summer .


We actually got sent our own family camping tent which was actually perfect for us, 3 bedrooms and a great living space , really happy with it !.

So I booked in for the night at Higher Whitemore Farm in Biddulph which is only 25 minutes drive from us.


It is definitely a back to basic camp site , which was what I was looking for . £20 per night and situated on a farm which was perfect.It had a portaloo  with a sink and running water so easy access for a quick wash and teeth brushing in the morning too.

We arrived at 12pm and set up our tent up , the sun was shining and we were all so excited for our first camp out!.



We played tons of games.I beat Alessia a million times at UNO, it’s our favourite card game ever. We played snakes and ladders and coloured with our music on.

We had a picnic lunch in the tent which I had prepared at home and then Alessia helped me cook sausages for tea- sausage and cheese baps with plenty of ketchup, they were lush.




The girls went and explored the rocks and played tag whilst I cleaned up and got the s’mores ready. This was the moment they had been waiting for :)

The stove I got was from Argos , £18.00 and it is brilliant , honestly the perfect camping stove and such a bargain. We ended up going to Halfords to buy the gas cans for it and they were only £2.50 each!. 




The s’mores were SO good and we were completely stuffed!. We went for a walk to see the farm animals before heading back for tea and biscuits and snuggling up in our sleeping bags with a movie .




I charged 2 power banks so we were fully stocked up on battery :) 

It was probably the worst night sleep of my life ha!, but the girls woke up so happy and it really did melt my heart . 



We packed up and played outside with stomp the rocket which is really cool and great for kids . You stomp on the foot pedal which transports air to the rocket and it shoots up , we spent ages playing with it and trying to catch the rocket .

 

Our first camping trip was definitely a success and we can’t wait to plan our next adventure :) 

6 comments

  1. I'm so pleased that your first camping trip went well. It seems like you had loads of fun. The kids faces say it all!!

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  2. It looks like you all had a great time, and it is great for the kids and family to get quality time together and learn about nature as well

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  3. Your tent looks so fun and colourful - it would definitely stand out in a crowd!

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  4. Wow that's a pretty big tent, but perfect for what you guys need as a family. Looks like you had a great time x

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  5. Aww it looks like you had a lovely time (even if you didn't get much sleep, haha!). Jack is desperate for us all to go camping.

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  6. Sounds like you all had so much fun at Whitemore Farm! I am loving the photos and this sounds like a great idea for families to head our to enjoy nature and enjoy camping together.

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