While a glamorous beach holiday abroad can be all well and good, for us, nothing beats getting away on an outdoor camping holiday with the family.
Whether you’re planning your first camping holiday experience or you go away every year, we believe that nothing beats heading off to the countryside, pitching your tent, and relaxing in the great outdoors – because no matter what, you’re going to have a great time!
However, before you go, you need to make sure you’ve got the most important piece of kit – your tent. It can be tricky to know which tent to buy for families, which is why we’ve pulled together some of the best family camping tents on the market right now.
Best tents for families
Read on to discover the best family camping tents ahead of your next outdoor adventure…
VANGO KESWICK II 600 DLX AIR TENT
Only available at Winfields, the Keswick II 600 by Vango, is a 6 person family tent that offers incredible value for money. With a living area large enough to dine in and an attached front porch area, there is also plentiful space for storage, shelter, and comfort on your camping trip – whether for a weekend or a long stay. The front of the tent is a fully enclosed porch, which can be opened fully or closed – making this the perfect spot for socialising while staying protected from the elements.
New front enclosed door with mud flaps.
A new high-level cable entry has been added between the tent and the awning.
Newly updated with front and rear webbing straps.
Pre-angled poles for better internal height and added strength during side winds.
The pre-attached front extension makes for a great place for extra storage, shelter, or unwanted items inside the living area like muddy shoes.
Maximising space and luxury, Vango’s Anantara IV TC 650XL Air represents the pinnacle in a family camping tent and has been further refined for the 2023 season. Still boasting the Sentinel Signature polycotton fabric, and a host of innovative features to make your camping experience one to remember, this tent now features an AirBeam S.I Pro single-point inflation system for easy inflation ease. Superbly laid out for family camping with a villa construction and conservatory front, it has multiple access doors and one covered with a canopy for wet weather entry.
Villa construction with upright sidewalls increases the height within the tent allowing you to maximise the internal space fully.
Sleeps 6 people.
The built-in front awning provides extra enclosed space for socialising, dining and storage.
A double-section living area provides plenty of space for all the family to relax and unwind.
Multi-flex front doors allow you to have varying opening levels, perfect for any weather.
The double zip door provides additional flexibility by allowing the top of the door to be opened slightly for increased ventilation.
The modern Kielder 6 Air Deluxe features a frontal canopy with a changeable opening configuration to suit your preferences and inner and side doors backed by secondary mesh to help bug-free ventilation. This superb tent has excellent size and security features, making it ideal for a larger group or family. Its remarkable 270cm deep living area provides vast accommodation for relaxation while sleeping.
Includes a pump, peg set & carry bag.
Sleeps 6 people.
Extremely high-quality material: UV protected, weather shield fabric and fire retardant.
Easy external inflatable points.
Mesh inserts for bug-free ventilation.
Sewn-in waterproof groundsheet.
And bonus… The Kielder 6 Air Deluxe is available with an additional carpet and footprint layer for extra comfort! Just check out the bundles in the link below.
A great family tent! We love the Robens Klondike Grande PRS Tipi Tent. It’s strong, attractive, and offers plenty of room for families or groups wanting to tent-share. This tipi tent is one of our bigger tents for 2023 as this tent can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests. This tent takes approximately 10 minutes to set up too, which is particularly short for a tent of such a roomy size. It also boasts ripstop and fire retardant material. So, it’s ultra-safe and durable.
Mesh inserts for bug-free ventilation.
Sleeps 10 people.
Durable ripstop fabric to ensure no breakage due to wear and tear.
Tipi shape allows you to stand and walk around the tent comfortably and easily.
Easily assembled in 10 – 20 minutes, the Zempire Evo TXL V2 Air Tent is a spot-on family tent for this camping season. With fire retardant treatment and torrential rain testing, the Zempire will stay with you through the tough and glorious times the great British weather can offer. With handy tinted skylights, you’ll enjoy extra natural light and the view without feeling exposed. It also comes with a handy emergency repair kit. Because safety comes first!
Excellent ventilation features.
Extended awning for privacy.
Storage ladders for a tidy space.
Adjustable inners to divide rooms and spaces as you see fit.
For an easy-to-pitch family tent with temperature control to ensure the bedroom stays cooler in the day, and warmer at night, the Coleman Weathermaster 6XL Air Blackout Tent is the perfect match! This innovative family tent boasts a mesh ventilation system, allowing your tent to stay fresh without the added bugs summer can bring. It also has a great ease of accessibility. There is a zippable flat to allow for wheelchair access if required.
If you’re looking for a super reasonably priced, high-quality tent – meet the Vango Keswick II 600 Family Tent. And, a Winfields exclusive! This adaptable family tent has expanded to include a fully enclosed porch, comfortable full standing height, flexible entry, and darkened bedroom fabric, making it one of our top options for this camping season.
Sleeps up to 6 people.
An easy 20 – 30 minute pitch time.
Ventilation thorough tent to ensure no condensation and keeps you cool.
Still not found your perfect tent? Don’t worry about it – we have plenty more family tents available to explore today. And, if you’re planning a proper camping trip this year, you’ll need all the bells and whistles that go with it.
Thinking about where you want to go camping this year? Maybe a staycation? You’re almost spoiled for choice in the UK, with fantastic sites all over the country. Winfields has picked out some of the best camping sites in the UK for 2022.