Winter Forest Activities

Christmas is fast approaching, which often means the focus is on buying presents. Children will soon be off school and wanting to be entertained, and due to our location, we can’t think of a better, more affordable activity than to get out into the forest for free! But once you get out into the forest,…Keep Reading

2020 Season Plans

We’ve only been closed to the public a few short weeks, but here at The Dower House Touring Park, we get straight into our work to prepare for 2020 season opening! There is always work to be done with re-seeding pitches so that our grass grows beautifully, repainting of the facilities fresh for opening, and…Keep Reading

Another Wonderful Season

As we draw close to season close, we’re reminiscing of what feels like a few short months ago, when we were preparing to open our gates for the year! What an amazing 6 months we have had! We experienced beautifully warm weather from very early on in the season, leaving us to question what had…Keep Reading

Celebrating World Photo Day

On 19th August we celebrated World Photo Day. The main aim of World Photo Day is to inspire positive change across the world. Connecting people and raising awareness through the use of photography. And boy did we connect! Our post on Facebook alone that day, reached over 2000 people and engaged with 201 of those. From humble…Keep Reading

History of National Picnic Month

Throughout recorded history, there has always been something special about leaving the stuffy confines of your home and eating a meal outdoors. We know there’s a beautiful world out there waiting for us to come visit it, and when summer comes around we’re reminded just how much time we’ve been locked inside or being eager…Keep Reading

National Camping Month

The sun is finally out, the birds are singing, and the fly’s are out in full force. OK, it isn’t all rainbows and butterflies, but June is Camping Month, and it’s a great opportunity to get outside with the family and enjoy the great outdoors. As we have seen in our previous couple of blogs,…Keep Reading

National Walking Month

Will you get walking for National Walking Month? May is National Walking Month and now the evenings are lighter for longer, this makes it the perfect time to get outside, and get walking. Walking has a whole host of different health benefits that you can use to motivate you to introduce walking into your daily…Keep Reading

Stress awareness month – How Walking in the Forest can help.

Can walking really boost your mood, and help you to deal with life’s stresses? For many the answer is, Yes. A recent study was conducted that showed that university students who walked and did other easy to moderate exercise regularly, had lower stress levels than who did not exercise at all or those who exercised…Keep Reading

Why go Glamping?

If you’ve never been glamping before, then its high time you tried a spot of glamorous camping. Camping is often everything but glamorous but, Glamping offers you the luxury and comforts of a hotel or B&B, while remaining in touch with the great outdoors. We’ve thought about a few reasons you should give it a try! 1. The great outdoors,…Keep Reading

Great Reasons to go camping this year!

IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH Boosts Vitamin D – This one is simple, more natural sunshine = more vitamin D. Vitamin D increases bone health, muscle strength, lean body mass, helps skin disorders and more. Increase Endorphins which are natural pain and stress fighters. Burn More Calories: On average you can burn around 300 calories per hour when…Keep Reading