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Camping in cooler weather: what we learned by extending our camping season.

This year, due to not being able to open the campsite earlier in the season we extended our ...
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A holiday with hens: Alde Garden’s free-range flock make the perfect camping companions.

Visitors to Alde Garden will be well used to the sights and sounds of our feathered friends accompanying ...
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Why Camping is the perfect form of escapism

Alde Garden: The perfect antidote to busy lives.    It’s been our tagline for many years and not ...
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Stay with confidence: How we’re changing our site so you can have a worry-free holiday.

For folks who have been cooped up for far too long we have some welcome news: Alde Garden ...
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Holidays in ‘The New Normal’

As spring rolls into summer the British public are inevitably thinking of their plans for holidays & getaways.  ...
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How to make the most of limited time outdoors

  Alde Garden campsite has always been a place where people can appreciate the joys of being outside ...
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Badger Cottage: A Suffolk Holiday Hideaway

Many of our campsite guests don’t know about Badger Cottage (& vice versa.)  If you’re a fan of ...
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Why Christmas Is The Perfect Time To Go Plastic Free

Modern Christmas is the very height of consumerism.  But it's also the perfect time to take steps towards ...
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How to make your own eco-friendly Christmas decorations

Visitors to Alde Garden Campsite & Badger Cottage will know that eco-friendly is important to us all year ...
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Can we convince you to holiday without your car?

So many holidaymakers now are thinking about how their travel can impact their carbon footprint.  For most, this ...
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The most surprising thing about Alde Garden? Our Guests tell us!

Alde Garden has been our home for over 10 years now.  So there’s not much about the campsite ...
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On your Bike: Days Out from Alde Garden

There are lots of different ways to enjoy your stay at Alde Garden. The feedback we get most ...
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Alde Garden: Like camping…But with a real kitchen!

One of the things that always surpirses our guests is our ‘field kitchen.’ We do mention it in ...
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A Spring Flower Guide

At this time of year the first tentative signs of spring are present at Alde Garden.  After a ...
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Barn Owl Yurt

Sleep Tight, Barn Owl Yurt After a busy summer, Barn Owl yurt is safely tucked away for the ...
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from campsite to building site

The campers have gone, and we are packing away the tents in their winter storage place. This time ...
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campfire cooking – Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros is a traditional Mexican breakfast of baked eggs cooked in a tomato stew.  Perfect at any ...
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How to have a plastic-free camping trip

Living in a more sustainable way is something that most people are trying to achieve these days. Almost ...
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Bob’s new arrivals

Dear Bob, who is not a young lady (8 years old!) was sadly interrupted during her first attempt ...
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wombles and badgers!

It's been a very long time since we wrote anything on our blog page - but we felt ...
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