Six of the best tents, from family camping holidays to festivals
With prices ranging from £40 to £729
This octagonal three-man tent has a robust steel frame, but weighs more than 11kg so is best for car-camping or carrying on a festival trolley. Pitching takes between ten and 20 minutes.
With more headspace than any other pop-up tent, the Hub can be erected by one person in under a minute, and sleeps four comfortably. Solar power packs can be bought to provide power through the USB outlet.
Stingray 3-Person Tree Tent
A tree house in a bag, this multiple-award-winning flagship model by British firm Tentsile has enough space to sleep three adults or a family of four, suspended off the ground, using three treesas anchor points.
Classic Oxford Bell Tent
Boutique Camping stocks a range of iconic bell tents in the usual sandstone colour or these fun rainbow stripes. The Classic Oxford is avail- able in three-metre, four-metre or five-metre widths, and also comes in a choice of material so you can prioritise weight or durability.
Gorilla Glow Tents
Available in three funky designs, the Gorilla tent has space for two or three adults and comes with a unique tent finder (which sets off UV lights from up to 50 metres away). It folds up to hula- hoop size and also features night-glow technology.
Coleman Meadowood 4
For comfortable family camping, this four-man tent has a bright, airy living space, cosy blackout bedrooms and a spacious porch area. It has lots of clever features such as mesh doors for warmer evenings, plenty of pockets and step-free access and is also available as a larger six-person tent.