10 Best Festival Tents
Whether you’re heading to Worthy Farm or partying it up overseas this summer, you’re going to need a roof over your head that’ll keep the rain away and keep your booze stash safe.
From pop-up options to easy to pitch accommodation, we’ve handpicked the very best festival tents for 2017:
10. VANGO, Alpha 300, £85
Vango makes exceptional tents that have very affordable price tags, so if you want a festival tent you can trust, Vango wont disappoint. This Alpha 300 is the ideal tent for a couple or two friends sharing at a festival. It’s easy to pitch, lightweight and features a stylish gothic arch porch pole. Another advantage is the fast pack tent bag, with an oversized opening for easy packing and compression straps, which will help you make a quick getaway when the festival is over.
9. MOUNTAIN WAREHOUSE, Pop Up 3 Man Tent, £39
On the cheaper end of the tent spectrum, this Mountain Warehouse offering does exactly what it says on the tin: pops up in a matter of seconds, and keeps the rain away. If you’re looking for a simple tent with no fuss, this is the perfect one for you. It’s available in loads of cool colours and styles too, including this cool pineapple print.
8. FREEDOM TRAIL, Apache 4, £69.99
It doesn’t get more festival-y than a tipi tent, and this one is an absolute bargain! It’s the perfect tent for the unpredictable British weather, as you might end up spending a fair amount of time in it playing drinking games with your friends to avoid the rain!
7. THE NORTH FACE, Homestead Dome 3 Tent, £250
It might be one of the most expensive tents on our list, but it’s definitely worth the price tag. The North Face stylish Homestead Dome 3 Tent features a large domed design and three full doors, giving you and a couple of friends lots of space for sleeping and chilling out after a hard day’s partying in a field.
6. VANGO, Berkeley 500, £180
If you are heading to a festival with a big bunch of friends, this spacious dome tent is a great option. It’s height of 190cm will allow you to stand up fully and it’s compact front porch is a handy place to store your camping equipment. We think the Berkeley 500 is a terrific balance of Vango quality and cost effectiveness to meet any budget.
5. VAUDE, Terraspace 3P Tent, £179
The Terraspace 3P takes the simple reliability of a dome tent, then adds an extra pole to produce two roomy porches. Plus, it looks incredibly cool. It’s ideal for two friends sharing who like having a separate space to sleep and store their booze..
4. DECATHLON, Quechua 2 Seconds Easy III Pop Up Tent, £54.99
Assembly in two seconds? We’re sold! If you are heading to a festival with your partner, this is the tent for you as there’s easily space to fit a double inflatable mattress and still have a place either side for your bags.
3. VANGO, Dart 300DS, £95
The Vango Dart 300DS prides itself as a super-fast pop up tent, so there will be no faff pitching it once you’ve reached the festival site. It’s also extremely lightweight, at just 3.3kg, it could be attached to the back of a rucksack or carried with ease. This means you’ll be able to carry more alcohol! The Dart is also available as a two man tent, 200DS.
2. EUROHIKE, Avon DLX 3 Man Tent, £70
When it comes to tents, Eurohike know exactly what they talking about. The Avon DLX provides great value and space in one, with a triple pole dome construction and large porch allowing you to camp comfortably outdoors. Festival-wise, it’s easy to pitch, reliable and allows you to sleep comfortably even if it rains.
1. VANGO, Pop 300 DLX, £140
In at number one is the Vango Pop 300 DLX, the ideal festival tent for first time campers who are on the hunt for a lightweight tent that’s also easy to pitch. The pop features superior fabrics that are fire retardant and 100% waterproof, so if there’s a downpour during the middle of the night you’ll be snug and dry. The Pop 300 comes in two colours: blue and green.
So, now you’ve got the tent sorted, check out our post on Festival Camping Essentials and get yourself sorted for summer!