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Expert Tips for Choosing the Right Tent for Your Family

Whether planning an outdoor adventure with your family or just needing a place to stay while camping in Looe, Cornwall, finding the right tent is key. With so many options available, choosing the best one for your needs can be overwhelming.

To help make this process easier, we’ve put together some expert tips to consider when selecting a tent for your family. From size and shape to budget and materials, here are all the details you should consider before making that final purchase decision. So read on and get ready for an unforgettable camping experience!

Camping tent in the woods

1) Bell Tent

Going on a family trip often means accommodating many people, and the right tent can make or break your experience. A bell tent can be a great option to consider. What is a bell tent? Bell tents are great for larger groups since they offer maximum interior space while still being lightweight and easy to transport. Plus, many come with an integrated groundsheet that offers excellent protection from wind and rain. Additionally, they are available in a wide range of sizes, so you can find the perfect one for your crew.

READ ALSO: Organise A Perfect Camping Trip – A How To Guide

2) Budget

It’s important to consider your budget when selecting any tent. While bell tents offer more space and protection than other models, they also tend to be pricier. If you don’t have the budget for one, plenty of other options with similar features will fit your needs. For example, many dome tents come in various sizes and materials and are also lightweight and easy to transport.

3) Material

The material used to make the tent is another important factor to consider when choosing the best one for your family. Some materials are more durable than others, and you want to ensure that your tent can withstand weather and other elements. For example, canvas tents are very strong, waterproof, and breathable, making them a great option for families who plan to stay outdoors for multiple nights.

4) Setup Time

When camping with kids, the last thing you want is to spend your entire trip setting up the tent. So, when choosing your family’s tent, consider how much time it takes for setup and takedown. Some models come with pre-assembled poles that make them very easy to assemble, while others require more manual labour.

READ ALSO: A complete guide to Looe

5) Other Features

Finally, depending on your family’s needs and preferences, you may want to consider other features such as extra space for gear, a built-in porch or vestibule area, and removable walls. If you plan to camp in cold temperatures, look for tents with insulated tent floors that will help keep your family warm during the night. Remember that some tents come with these features while others may require additional purchases.

Big tent illuminated a night

With these expert tips in mind, you can find the perfect tent for your family’s needs and be ready to get out there and make lasting memories. With a little research and preparation, you can ensure everyone is comfortable and safe as you explore the great outdoors. Happy camping!

If you are looking for the perfect camping holiday for your family, our family-friendly holiday park in Cornwall ticks all the boxes. Book your holiday today with Tencreek.

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