Camping in the UK is getting more popular, especially for families looking for a budget-friendly way to have a good time without flying off somewhere. People want to explore the cool stuff the UK has to offer.
If you're going camping with your family or friends, family tents are the way to go. They're bigger, with roomy living spaces and two or three bedrooms. Most of them even come with a bit extra, like a front porch or canopy, giving you more space to chill outside.
Family tents are made to be large so everyone can move around without feeling cramped. Some people even like using a 6-person tents for smaller groups because it's cosier and gives more space.
We suggest a 6-person family tent for families of 4 and an 8-person one for families of 6, especially if you're camping for more than a weekend and need more room.
Family tents have cool features that families love, like electricity cable entry points, big windows for natural light, and pockets to store your gear. And, of course, they're tall enough so you can stand up comfortably.
When you're out camping with your family, having a good tent is important for staying warm, safe, and protected from the weather. You need a family tent.
But, with so many choices out there, picking the right one can be tricky. That's why we've put together a list of some of the best family tents you can get in 2024 including Vango Tents, Outdoor Revolution Tents, Kampa Tents and Easy Camp Tents. Making your camping experience awesome just got a whole lot easier!
BEST FAMILY TENTS 2024:
VANGO LISMORE 600XL POLED TENT
The Vango Lismore 600xl poled tent is the perfect tent for family getaways. It’s roll-away bedroom doors and removable curtain dividers allow you to tailor the inner tent space to suit your family or group. The best feature of this tent though is the expansive living area and porch that gives you all the living space you could need.
If you are looking for a simple, well thought out, great value family tent this summer, then you can't go wrong with the Vango Lismore 600xl poled tent.
- Easy to erect
- Sewn-in groundsheet
- Large living area
- Integrated front porch
VANGO JORO AIR 600XL
The Vango Joro Air 650XL is one of our favourite tents for the 2024 season. It features a built in front awning and incorporates Vango's Villa Construction that means you have upright walls for more usable living area space. This large 6 person tent is extremely quick to pitch due to Vango's brilliant SI (Single Inflation) AirBeam technology..
- Midnight Bedrooms
- Built-in Front Awning
- Inflatable AirBeam® Structure
- Large Living Area
Outdoor Revolution Camp Star 600 Air Tent
Ideal for extended family camping adventures, this Air tent offers spacious accommodation for up to six people, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable camping experience. With its thoughtfully designed layout featuring distinct sleeping, living, and enclosed front awning zones, the Camp Star 600 provides both functionality and comfort.
- Spacious and Versatile Design: Accommodates up to six people, making it an ideal choice for extended family camping trips.
- Three Zoned Tent: Features separate sleeping, living, and enclosed front awning areas, providing a well-organised and functional layout.
- Built-in Front Awning: Offers a sheltered space for keeping gear clean and dry, enhancing the overall camping experience.
- Darkened Twilight Bedrooms: Equipped with bedrooms designed to filter out early morning light, promoting restful sleep. Includes a toggled divider for bedroom flexibility.
- Diamond Clear PVC Windows: Provides excellent visibility and natural light, with a toggle-up curtain for added privacy.
- Durable Construction: Crafted from Outdoor Revolution's signature 120HDE all-weather material, ensuring a lightweight build while maintaining reliable waterproofing (3000HH).
- Oxygen Airframe System: Simplifies setup with quick inflation and easy deflation through an oversized valve, enhancing overall convenience.
Vango AirBeam Vesta Air 850XL
The Vango Vesta 850xl is a 'Vis-à-vis' family inflatable tent boasts a thoughtfully designed layout, featuring a spacious central living area flanked by bedrooms on either side – an ideal setup for family gatherings, meals, and games. Setting up camp is simple thanks to Vango’s S.I Pro system, offering Single Point Inflation for quick and easy inflation.
- 'Vis-à-vis' Family Design: The larger central living area with bedrooms on either side creates an inviting space for family gatherings, meals, and games.
- Private Bedrooms: The use of Vango’s 'Midnight' material in the bedrooms helps minimise early morning light.
- Easy Pitching with S.I Pro System: Thanks to Vango’s S.I Pro system (Single Point Inflation), setting up the Vesta 850xl is simple. Simply peg out the corners, pump up from one point, and peg the tent out as usual.
- Panoramic Windows and Skylights: Enjoy natural light with large panoramic windows on the sides and roof. Zipped curtains provide privacy when needed, offering flexibility for various lighting preferences.
- Eco-Friendly Construction: Part of Vango’s Eco Dura Collection, the Vesta is designed to be environmentally friendly, made from single-use plastics.
Easy Camp Moonlight Bell Tent
The Easy Camp Moonlight Bell Tent is a classic yet modern choice for families and friends, accommodating up to seven people. Designed with a traditional Bell tent style, it features a tall central pole and low ventilation points for a fresh interior.
- Classic Bell Tent Design: Blending traditional aesthetics with modern materials for a unique camping experience.
- Spacious Interior: Accommodates up to seven people comfortably around a tall central pole.
- Optimal Ventilation: Well-spaced low ventilation points and a covered roof vent ensure a fresh and cool interior.
- Adjustable Ambiance: Front door mesh windows and panels with curtains under the eaves allow for customizable lighting and privacy.
- Easy Setup: Designed for straightforward assembly, making it hassle-free for campers.
Vango AirBeam Lismore Air 600XL Tent
The Vango Lismore Air 600xl is a spacious 6 man family tent with a rapid 12-minute pitching time and innovative Villa Style AirBeam® Construction. The tent features a sleeping area for up to six people, a spacious main living area, and an in-built front awning providing plenty of living space.
- Quick Pitching: The Vango Lismore Air 600xl boasts a remarkable pitching time of just 12 minutes, with the flysheet and inners pitching together for added convenience.
- Villa Style AirBeam® Construction: The pre-angled AirBeams contribute to the tent's villa-style construction, maximizing internal space and allowing for rapid inflation.
- Three zone tent: The tent features a sleeping area, a spacious main living area, and an in-built front awning offering versatile space for cooking, relaxation, or storing muddy shoes and boots.
- Flexible Front Awning Door: The front awning door offers three positions (fully open, semi-open, or closed), providing adaptability to your preferences.
KAMPA HAYLING 6 POLED TENT
The Kampa Hayling 6 Poled Tent is a large family tent that can sleep up to six people. It has a one large inner tent at the rear of the tent that can be divided into a 3+3 configuration, a large living area, and a built-in sun canopy at the front. The tent is made from durable and waterproof polyester fabric with a hydrostatic head rating of 4000mm, which means it can withstand heavy rain and strong winds. The tent poles are made from lightweight and sturdy fiberglass, and the tent comes with pre-attached guy lines. Other features include multiple ventilation points and a fully sewn-in groundsheet to keep out insects and draughts.
- Spacious family camping tent for up to 6 people
- Made from durable and waterproof 68D polyester canvas with a hydrostatic head rating of 4000mm
- Lightweight and sturdy fiberglass tent poles
- Fully sewn-in groundsheet to keep out insects and draughts
- Colour-coded pole system for easy pitching
- Cable entry points for electrical hook-up
- Hanging loops for lanterns and lights
- Comes with a carry bag for storage and transportation
VANGO LISMORE AIR 700DLX
Enjoy a camping break with family or friends with this comfortable and spacious inflatable tent that pitches quickly and easily thanks to it utilising Vango’s AirBeam technology.
The Vango Lismore Air 700DLX was massively popular in 2023 and we feel it will be one of the most popular tents in the Vango AirBeam range again in 2024. It is an inflatable seven-person tent with a spacious living area and versatile for large families and groups with lots of camping gear.
The darkened ‘midnight’ bedroom fabric allows you to sleep in for longer, which comes in especially handy on summer camping trips.
The front awning has a zipped front door making it perfect for storing kit and muddy shoes etc to keep your living space tidy.
- Uses Vango's AirBeam Technology
- Easy to erect
- Zipped front porch
- Large living area
Outdoor Revolution Camp Star 600 DT Poled Tent
The Outdoor Revolution Camp Star 600XL DT Poled Tent is a perfect choice for families and groups. This 6-berth tunnel tent features a large living area and an enclosed front porch. It is fantastic value without sacrificing specifications. The design prioritises family needs, offering an optimal layout with a fully enclosed front porch.