Are you trying to decide if camping with the kids would be a good option for your family holiday?
Perhaps you’ve been spending more time outdoors in 2021 and have enjoyed getting acquainted with the countryside. Or maybe you’re drawn to the cost-effectiveness of camping. There are so many wonderful aspects of camping with the kids. Yet, if you’ve not done it before I can see why you might be hesitant. Will the kids be bored? Will there be enough to do? Will it be horribly u
If you are thinking about starting a new glamping site venture. Then, I am sure that you have done your research thoroughly? There are so many options to choose from whether you go for Pods, Domes, Shepherds' Huts, or Tents.
There are the other legal legislations to overcome as well on top, it's not a simple as putting up a pod and that’s it. There are many other capital costs you will have to find at the beginning. Shepherds' Huts can sell for anything between £30,00 to
Can you take your dog camping? The short answer is yes. Although each campsite sets its own rules so it’s important to check that the site allows dogs before you book.
The longer answer is yes you can take your dog camping, but should you? It’s important to consider and be honest about your dog’s personality and traits. If your dog is aggressive with other dogs or nervous around lots of people they might not be suitable for a camping trip. Also, a dog that barks through the
Putting Up Your ‘Vintage Tent Company’ Canvas Bell Tent
Thanks for buying a bell tent from us and we hope you will love it. Putting up the tent is actually very easy and once you have done it a few times you will become a master. There is a video on how to do this below. Please remember the way the tent was rolled up when you unpack it, as this is the way to fold it back after use. 1. Find a good spot for placing the tent: look for a flat piece of land without rocks or s
GAMES TO PLAY WHILE CAMPING Camping with family or friends is a great way to connect with each other. Being prepared with a few simple games and activities can help keep everyone happy, engaged, and active. Take a look at these simple family camping games to see how much fun it can be to spend time at the campsite, at the fire place or in the comfort of your bell tent! Water Gun Races To play this game, make a row of empty plastic cups along the edge of a picnic table. Fill a
What better time to camp out in the garden and listen to the birds and not the news.
Create your own camp in the garden and escape the four walls of the house
There is nothing better for the kids or anyone wanting to to create a new space in the garden.
Here is a video of my set up in the garden. If you want to buy one then head over to the shop #covid-19 #thevintagetentcompany #gardencampout #getoutdoors #gardencamping #stayindoors
I hear many people ask us, ‘How waterproof are the tents’ I was packing away the tent this morning after the great camp out over the weekend to support the NHS in the COVID-19 virus.
As I was packing the tent away there were a few drops of water that pooled together. I decided to make a quick video of what happened to the water, to show just how good the tents are, in terms of waterproofing. I hope you enjoy the quick video made on my phone #Waterproofing #Thevintagetentco
When it comes to glamping in the UK, nowhere has a greater abundance of untouched wild beauty and verdant scenery than Scotland, with everything from historic castles to the famed wild hills and sparkling lochs of the Highlands. These are some of our favourite spots to pitch up your bell tent in Scotland. Glampotel Paxton House We began right on the border, with this fantastic spot seated in the wooded grounds of Paxton House in Berwickshire. This historic manor is seated ju
When you’ve pitched up in a beautiful and remote location, with all your supplies in tow, and are ensconced in the warm and soft interior of a 4m bell tent, the last thing you want is to have to see by torchlight. So, why not try one of these creative and distinctive suggestions for how to light up your belle tent. Fairy Lights A popular option in bedrooms and living rooms across the land, Fairy lights can be a great way to add a splash of colour and an aura of magic to your
is here and that means camping season. For many the task of dusting off the old, mouse eaten, cramped and hardly fit for purpose backpacking tent and working out how you are going to fit everyone and their kit into it is a nightmare. But it doesn’t need to be like this. What if we told you camping could be a relaxing, luxury and fun experience? This is where glamping comes in, an exciting alternative to the camping blues. “Glamping is a portmanteau of glamour and camping and
We know that the term ‘camping’ doesn’t get everyone excited. Cramped tents, bad food and the lingering sense of damp certainly doesn’t seem like the perfect holiday to most. That is why here at The Vintage Tent Co, it is our mission to make camping a fun, enjoyable and luxurious experience. We want people to get excited when they think about spending the night outdoors, not terrified at the prospect. We do this by providing quality and luxurious bell tents along with everyth
In recent years the great British festival has become synonymous with when we think about summer. From welly boot wash outs to outrageous sunburns, us Brits love to pitch up our tents in the great outdoors and enjoy some top entertainment. Many festivals focus their efforts towards attracting a younger generation of single, wild and free individuals. But what about us parents? Aren’t we allows to be wild and free, whilst still remaining responsible for our kids? We say yes! T
Honestly, we can’t decide which part of camping is our favourite. Is it long nights under the stars? Relaxing in a super comfortable and luxurious bell tent? Exploring new and exciting outdoor spaces? One thing is for sure, we LOVE getting creative with our food and whipping up new recipes. Being in the outdoors offers new challenges and opportunities to the modern chef, an open fire and little prep space makes you think outside of your comfort zone and get a little creative.
Have you ever given thought that why most of the people go for camping every year? Camping is the most adventurous trip that is all about fun and family bonding. Camping can be an affordable holiday that needs investment only once in quality products. You need the basic things to make your camping trip remarkable. Having the freedom to choose camping place gives you the real freedom to enjoy your holidays fully with the delicious dishes. Now comes, what do you need to start t
Camping is the most exciting part of holidays. Whenever holiday comes, everyone plans their camping trip according to it. If you are also thinking to spend your holiday in adventurous camping trip, then there must be thousands of thoughts running in your mind such as planning, packaging and many more. It is very obvious no one likes to get trouble while going on a camping trip. Preparing your camping list is the all you want to have a great trip. There is a myth that you need