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  • Our Top 5 Less Obvious Winter Camping Tips

    November 01, 2018 00:00

    With the right preparation winter camping can be a very special experience.

    1. Weather Updates. 
    A wind-up radio will never let you down. Keep your shelter free of snow and ice and don't allow it to build up. 

    2. Hot Food & Drinks.
    Think soup, stew, porridge, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and hot pear cider.

    3. Heat.
    Hot water bottles are great for warming up your sleeping bag before use. Don't be tempted to have a campfire too close to your tent, or to heat your tent with noxious b-b-q's.

    4. Be Realistic. 
    Don't book yourself in to a campsite in The Highlands if your kit is really only meant for summer camping, or if you've never been winter camping before.

    5. Entertainment.
    It gets dark early and with fewer folks around to chat with you'll need to consider taking a good book!


     

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  • Quick! I need a SoulPad in time for Easter!

    March 17, 2018 00:00

    Fear not!

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  • How to Build a Campfire

    March 27, 2017 00:00

    Effective setting out and lighting of a fire is a life skill. For some these instructions will seem obvious, but for others this will be new and valuable information. Here is how it's done (you can print this off for later reference).


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  • SoulPad Sponsors Salop 2 Saigon

    October 31, 2016 00:00

    Their mission is simple; 1. find a £200 car, 2. travel from Salop to Saigon. In aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance, best mates Ed & Bruce hope to raise as much money as possible while enjoying an adventure of a lifetime.

    When they approached SoulPad for sponsorship we didn't have to think twice.

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  • Dan Snow Has Got Soul!

    October 24, 2015 00:00

    When legendary Historian, TV Presenter, Writer and father of two; Dan Snow heads out to hit the festival scene, his choice of SoulPad is the SoulPad 4000-hybrid-G.

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    At 1.98m tall, Dan wanted a tent he could move around in freely and stand up in to get dressed. He also wanted his tent to remain cool if it was going to be a hot summer as his young children would be going along with him.

    We caught up with Dan after a trip to Bestival, UK. Dan told us:

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  • Chris Packham Has Got Soul!

    October 12, 2015 00:00

    You've just got to love Chris' reaction to receiving his brand new SoulPad 4000-hybrid-G. Who'd have thought that before receiving his SoulPad Chris wasn't that into the idea of camping?

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  • Doing Festivals On The Cheap!

    April 14, 2015 00:00

    Festivals are one of the best parts of the summer, but they can be seriously costly. If you plan ahead and know what's in store, you'll be able to cut your costs and make sure all your money goes towards having a great time - here's how.

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    Festival tickets are expensive enough on their own - Glastonbury 2014 tickets were $345 (£222) including booking fees and postage. If you're not careful, it's easy to spend the same amount again when you're there.

    How to save money at festivals

    Before you go, work out how much you can afford to spend and make sure it will cover everything you need and want to do at the festival. If you think your finances can't handle it, try the following: -

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  • A Bloggers Review...

    June 18, 2014 20:00

    We found this blog post by Happy Smiley People on the web and thought we'd share it with you. No, we didn't give them a free tent in exchange for a good post. At SoulPad we get many requests to review our products. Many Bloggers and Journalist want a free tent in exchange for a few words, posts, retweets, whatever. This example came in last month:

    "If you're up for it I could start tweeting about needing to get a tent and asking people which is best, and then carry on to publicly make my decision and then photograph it all and give glowing review."

    You see the problem here? They'd already made up their mind: a free tent for a good review. This isn't an isolated incident.

    We don't give away items in exchange for biased reviews. Once our products are reviewed, they get returned to us to sell-off for charity or they are paid for in full.

    The good folk at Happy Smiley People purchased their SoulPad at full price and didn't tell us they would be publishing the following blog post:

    Original Source.

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  • SoulPad Newsletter

    June 08, 2014 00:00

    Did you know you can sign-up for our newsletter here? It's very interesting you know, and quite a refreshing break from the type of news on TV and radio.

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  • Like Art, Culture, Lakes & Mountains?

    January 20, 2014 19:00

    Find all of these things in one place (and more besides). Sssshhhhhh! Strictly between fellow SoulPadders, ok? This is a real gem and one that we are ever-so-slightly reluctant to share with the masses. A very special place indeed; Fischer's Fritz.

    Particularly good for foodies, very close to Zurich's historical centre and in a truly wonderful setting on the German island of Sylt.

    Booking highly recommended. More pics in their gallery here.
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  • George Clark's Amazing Spaces

    December 19, 2013 19:00

    What a lovely Christmassy image of 'Bertie Blue' the Camper with SoulPad on George Clark's Amazing Spaces, CH4 last night. Twinkly fairy lights, a stunning camper van and a beautifully lit SoulPad. What's not to like?
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  • Craig Charles Has Got Soul!

    July 04, 2013 00:00

    One of our bestest camping buddies, Craig Charles continues to choose SoulPad as his tentage of choice for the festival circuit. Arriving at The Glastonbury Festival in the early and soggy hours of Friday morning, Craig knew he had the trusted sanctuary of his SoulPad 5000-ease™ to retreat to.

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    "SoulPad are the best festival tent people on the 'planet' :)"

    High praise indeed! Craig was once an Intergalactic Space Traveller and so really knows his planets.

    Those of you who missed Craig's performance at the Hell stage missed a treat. Where were you?! Fear not! You can find him on BBC 6Music too:

    Saturdays 1800-2100 on BBC 6Music bringing you the best there is in Soul and Funk mixed in with a little Acid Jazz and a healthy dose of Northern Soul. Glasto 2013 095Glasto 2013 091

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