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Camping in November

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brightwell Thu 09-Oct-08 10:01:43

Is it do able? I know it's going to be cold and possibly wet, other than it getting dark early surely it can't be any worse than a wet summer weekend....can it?

Starbear Thu 09-Oct-08 10:35:14

emmmm! I would camp near a hostel so you can escape if you need to. I love this time of year in the country but want hot tea and crumpet by the fire at the end of the day. Now thinking about it I have camp in November while doing DOE as an adult volunteer I had a great time but it didn't rain as much as it has this year! Oh the memory does fad when you get older!

singingtree Thu 09-Oct-08 10:36:02

It could be very very cold at night, especially if there is no cloud cover

IotasCat Thu 09-Oct-08 10:50:34


Blandmum Thu 09-Oct-08 18:34:13

Jesus, it would be cold

Very, very cold

Surfermum Thu 09-Oct-08 18:40:35

I would but I would need --hook-up and a fan heater or a campervan to sleep in-- my head tested.

Surfermum Thu 09-Oct-08 18:42:13

Oh sad my attempt at crossing out didn't work.

Try again

I would but I would need hook up and a fan heater or a campervan -to-- sleep in my head tested.

Surfermum Thu 09-Oct-08 18:43:14

Oh you get my drift grin.

In theory yes, but it would be very cold, and when I get cold I get miserable.

dustystar Thu 09-Oct-08 18:46:49

We camp at Easter and trust me it is very different from a wet summer weekend!!! Its really much much colder at night than during the summer months. At Easter the temp regularly drops to 4 or 5 degrees at night. We still do it then and its fun but you need lots of blankets, thermals, mats, hats , gloves etc. Also if the weather during the day isn't going to be good then IMO its just not worth it.

brightwell Thu 09-Oct-08 21:13:13

I thought we could if the weather was dry and just take loads & loads of layers and go to bed early.

brightwell Thu 09-Oct-08 21:14:04

Plus I'm planning on going close to home....8 miles away.

Waswondering Thu 09-Oct-08 21:14:25

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Surfermum Thu 09-Oct-08 23:35:27

I tell you what - you could be the mumsnet nutcase testcase. I can tell you really want to go grin.

usuallytooshytochat Thu 09-Oct-08 23:45:18

I've camped in Nov and Feb in UK. It was good if you don't mind being cold! We piled the tent up with duvets and had a roaring camp fire before hitting the sack.

brightwell Fri 10-Oct-08 16:36:23

Why.....well it'll be the weekend of firework displays so we'll be able to walk up the nearest hill & watch them with a flask of mulled wine. And I want a bit of a break, i find on my weekends off (I don't get many) there's always so much to do. But camping, all there is to do is go for walks & drink, and maybe sit & read.

seeker Fri 10-Oct-08 16:38:57

We love winter camping. We have lots of layers, lots of hot water bottles, lots of lanterns and don't go for long. Go for it!

Waswondering Fri 10-Oct-08 20:46:36

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Surfermum Sat 11-Oct-08 14:12:36

Actually I'm tempted now to go somewhere that has a firework display ... but we do have an insulated campervan grin.

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