That word ‘free’ usually succeeds in grabbing the attention. Precious little is free these days but plonking your tent down where it’s not going to upset anyone, and enjoying a peaceful night at no cost, is one of life’s great pleasures. Cicerone’s guide, Lightweight Camping, has been blogged here before, but here are a few succinct words from the author, together with some useful links at the bottom. http://www.freewheelingfrance.com/cycle-camping/wild-camping-in-france.html
Here’s a new idea and quite a good one in principal. Click on http://campinmygarden.com/ to find out about a new scheme for having people camp in your garden (for a small charge – or quite a large one in one case). It seems to be very interconnected with attending events of a sporting or social nature, so maybe there’s some deal been done with an event website. It would seem to be relatively early days and it would be a good thing if all the people offering space would put a photo of what’s they’re offering up on the site. Nevertheless, it’s different and could be the answer to cheap camping in unusual, or even very convenient, places.