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February 12, 2020 / Comments (0)

The 10 Best Family Camping Tents 2020


While a glamorous beach holiday abroad can be all well and good, for us nothing beats getting away camping with the family.

Whether this is your first camping holiday or you go away every year, nothing can beat heading off to the countryside, pitching your tent and relaxing in the great outdoors – 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.

Featuring the newest products from leading brands, you know you’re seeing the very best and latest family tents available, including those exclusive to Winfields.

Here’s a brief rundown of the 10 best family camping tents of 2020:

Carry on reading to learn more about each tent…

Vango Keswick II TC 600DLX Air Tent

New and updated for 2020, Vango’s Keswick Air TC 600DLX tops the Keswick range of tents exclusive to Winfields. Based on the Keswick Air 600DLX, the TC model features Vango’s incredible polycotton fabric to create a luxury top-of-the-range family tent, which lasts longer than polyester tents.

Winning features include:

  • Pre-angled beams for greater internal space and provide effective bracing against winds.
  • New super zips on flysheet doors for stronger, smoother and more durable zips.
  • Side pod for an additional storage area to keep your living space free, neat and tidy.
  • Low and high ventilation combine to create a comfortable flow of air through the tent, reducing condensation.
  • Vango TBS II System gives extra rigidity to the tent during rough weather.

If this doesn’t fit your budget, the non-polycotton version, Keswick II 600DLX Air, is also available.

Find out more about the Vango Keswick II TC 600DLX Air Tent


Outdoor Revolution Edale 7 TC Air Family Tent

Exclusive to Winfields for 2020, this cavernous family air tent from Outdoor Revolution boasts luxurious materials and a specification packed with features. These include the reliable Oxygen AirFrame design, making the Edale 7 TC quick to pitch, providing a stable structure and plenty of room for all of the family to enjoy.

Winning features include:

  • Side-attached eyebrow canopy over the right-hand door for flexible wet weather entry.
  • Side utility annexe acts as a multi-functional side porch extension, perfect for use as a cloakroom, lavatory or dressing room.
  • Mesh panels on the front porch wall and side doors for bug-free ventilation.
  • Darkened inner tent reduces the amount of light coming into the bedroom area for a great night’s sleep.
  • Low, rear and side pod weather protected ventilation for comfortable airflow and to reduce condensation within.

Also available as a four-man tent, the Edale 4.

Find out more about the Outdoor Revolution Edale 7 TC Air Family Tent


Vango Keswick II 600 Family Tent

The Keswick II 600 by Vango, only available at Winfields, is a six-person family tent that offers incredible value for money. The Keswick II features Vango’s TBS II system, for added strength during any rough weather, plus handy storage solutions throughout to make life easier. A new porch door ensures shelter from wet weather.

Winning features include:

  • New front enclosed door with mud flaps.
  • New high-level Cable Entry – added between tent and awning.
  • New and updated front and rear webbing straps.
  • Vango TBS II System gives extra rigidity to the tent during rough weather.
  • Now features an enclosed front and midnight bedrooms to further reduce the early morning light.

Find out more about the Vango Keswick II 600 Family Tent


Coleman Cortes Octagon 8 Family Tent

This tent is extremely fast to erect, pitching in around 15 minutes and boasts an exceptional list of practical and ingenious features. This makes for a tent that has a multitude of uses. Its steel-poled frame provides a solid structure that will stand up strong during poor weather and the WeatherTec™ flysheet includes a sheltered wet weather entry.

Winning features include:

  • Panels can be unzipped, rolled and tied back for a unique 360-degree panoramic view.
  • Multiple mesh panels allow a comfortable condensation-reducing airflow and help maintain a comfortable internal temperature.
  • Colour coded simple pitching.
  • Rigid D hinged door offers a convenient entry, eliminating the need to unzip and roll away the door each time you enter.
  • Multiple storage pockets.

Find out more about the Coleman Cortes Octagon 8 Family Tent


Outdoor Revolution Ozone 6.0XTR Vario Air Tent

The Ozone 6.0 XTR Vario Air tent, from Outdoor Revolution, features an intelligent versatile windowed ‘Vario’ front door, which functions as a zip-in front door or clips into the middle of the tent, for a convenient integrated porch area on hotter days. An enormous living area feels spacious thanks to the lighter material around the windows and skylights.

Winning features include:

  • Dynamic speed valves for the quickest, simplest and most reliable inflation valve on the market, ensuring easy pitching.
  • Intelligent frame relief valve protection system prevents over inflation, expelling any excess air above 6psi.
  • Inflatable side eyebrow canopy creates a canopy area ideal for wet weather entry.
  • Vortex bedroom ventilation system helps maintain a pleasant internal temperature and flow of air.
  • Zip-off end bedroom allows the end bedroom to be zipped fully off to create additional living/storage space.

Find out more about the Outdoor Revolution Ozone 6.0XTR Vario Air Tent


Kampa Kielder 5 Air Tent

Exclusive to Winfields, the Kielder 5 Air has a functional tunnel design tent packed full of useful features and is ideal for families, accommodating comfortable sleeping for five. The spacious living area features daylight ceiling panels allowing much more natural light and is further enhanced by the large Crystal Clear windows for great views.

Winning features include:

  • Mesh side door provides comfortable bug-free ventilation.
  • Crystal clear windows with blinds and easy-store pockets; blinds can be toggled halfway or fully closed.
  • Weather protected ventilation at the front and rear of the tent.
  • Darker material at the rear of the tent, keeping the sleeping pods darker, aiding your night’s sleep.
  • Inner tent dividers for a flexible sleeping arrangement.

A four-man version – the Kielder 4 – is also available.

Find out more about the Kampa Kielder 5 Air Tent


Outwell Hartsdale 6PA Air Tent

With its large interior, the Hartsdale 6PA is great for family camping. It features a tunnel design with an added wing lounge area. This offers various configuration options and fantastic versatility, allowing for extra living or sleeping space. Innovative touches include a quick and quiet inner door which utilises a magnetic closure system.

Winning features include:

  • Vertical front wall with canopy for enhanced interior and exterior living space.
  • Reliable, easy-to-operate inflate/deflate valves conveniently placed outside the flysheet.
  • Double zips allow full front opening, backed by full mesh panel for insect-free ventilation options.
  • Adjustable pegging points for pitching flexibility.
  • HookTrack System for versatile positioning of lights and items up to 1.5kg.

Find out more about the Outwell Hartsdale 6PA Air Tent


Kampa Dometic Studland 8 Air Tent

One of the very best inflatable tents around, the Studland 8 Air boasts a quick-pitching AirFrame construction, stunning aesthetics and quality materials throughout. Perfectly equipped for family camping, this tent features a spacious living area with full-height windows keeping the interior light and airy.

Winning features include:

  • Climate control via high and low vents to create an airflow helping to prevent condensation.
  • Large full-height windows with zipped mesh panel and blinds for privacy.
  • Canopy-covered side door for wet weather entry.
  • SleepTite darkened inner that can be divided into three bedrooms.
  • QuickPitch guying system with heavy-duty straps that peg out in seconds.

Find out more about the Kampa Dometic Studland 8 Air Tent


Zempire EVO TXL Air Tent

Perfectly equipped for family camping, the Zempire EVO TXL is the flagship model in the excellent EVO tent range. Retaining all the features and quality of the smaller EVO Air Tents, the TXL provides maximum space to enjoy. The quick-pitching airframe incorporates new SEROLINK™ beam technology for a compact pack size.

Winning features include:

  • 150D flysheet fabric provides capable performance, durability and portability.
  • Tinted PVC Windows adjust internally with rear external window covers for additional shade and bug-proof mesh.
  • Seven ventilation points include bedroom vents, front-to-rear airflow and side-to-side airflow.
  • All-weather access with a fully inflatable and extended awning area.
  • Adjustable door peg points, webbing peg points.

Find out more about the Zempire EVO TXL Air Tent


Vango Tahiti II 850XL Air Tent

Voted 2019’s best Inflatable Tent, the Vango Tahiti II 850XL has been updated for 2020, boasting even more features. With a villa construction, including upright walls for increased height and spacious living area, this is the perfect family tent. The fantastic side studio is ideal for extra storage or even for use as an additional two-person bedroom.

Winning features include:

  • Sentinel Exclusive is one of the strongest and most durable fabrics in the Vango range, testing at more than double the strength of standard fabrics.
  • Vango TBS II System gives extra rigidity to the tent during rough weather.
  • SkyTrack™ II is a versatile hanging and storage solution.
  • Conservatory covered front entrance is great for shelter or extra storage, including large bay windows and a rain safe door.
  • Built-in front awning provides extra enclosed space perfect for socialising, dining and storage.

Find out more about the Vango Tahiti II 850XL Air Tent


Take a look at our full range of tents or entire tent equipment and collection including:

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