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Dark Skies Reserve

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Dark Skies Magic We were so gutted that it was a cloudy night for the recent ‘blood moon’.  However, despite the cloud, many of our campers commented  on the beautiful night sky.  One camper (on a trip to the facilities at 1am) was lucky enough to see some of the…

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The Suitcase Shop

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Our little shop is named The Suitcase Shop because it all fits into a little suitcase in the camping office.  This blog is a description of most of what we do have to sell.    Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate There is a small coffee machine in the shop selling…

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Fire Pit Fun

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We are so pleased to offer fire pits here at Holden Farm. We know how many campsites, large and small, feel they have to ban any form of fires…but what’s a camping experience without a warm fire to sit around and a few toasted marshmallows?! In this blog post, we…

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Chocolates made from insect flour …..

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Chocolate made from insect flour?  No I haven’t gone mad.  I am just on a strange insect eating journey and thought I would share it with you. In 2009 I lived in New Zealand and we attended the Wildfoods Festival, in Hokitika.  A festival that exhibits an assortment of crazy and creative…

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Watersplats!

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This hot weather has brought it with it many challenges and at the risk of sounding a little grumpy – the worst has been water bombs.  The water bomb fight is the most epic of fights with siblings/friends in hot weather.  When on site I enjoy the shrieks of laughter…

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