The greatest advantage of a pop up tent is the speed and ease you can pitch the tent. You can basically unzip it from the bag and up it pops!! You should also be able to take it down and repack it quicker and easier.
The pop up tent makes for that last minute get away or one night stay. It also means that people of any age, particularly kids will be able to use them.
Pop up tents are very handy if you have children with you that need looking after at the same time, this can get a bit stressful when you are trying to pitch a complicated tent!
The pop up tent is also lighter, so transporting it in a backpack, bike or car is easier.
There is a huge selection of pop up tents and as with any tent, it is advisable to do some research before purchasing.
Have a think about –
- What is the tent being used for?
- What terrain will the tent be used in?
- What weather conditions will the tent be used in?
- How many people does the tent need to house?
- How much space is required?
Below are a good selection of pop up tents.
This 2 person Vango Pop DS 200 Tent makes pop-up pitching super-fast and is easy to pack away. With a pitching time of one minute this is perfect for festivals backpackers or short camping trips.
Made from ProTex 70 Denier lightweight waterproof material its breathable polyester ventilation keeps you dry and comfortable in the typical British weather.
Low level vents create air flow in the tent whilst the mesh inner door prevents bugs from entering. Inner tent pockets allow storage of snacks gadgets and torches and the integrated groundsheet is robust and hardwearing.
Set up and go with the innovative easy-pitch action of the Pop-Up 200 from Vango, a compact favourite for camping adventures. With the Pop up design, this easy-pitch option allows you to set up in minutes.
Fully waterproof with a sewn-in groundsheet, this light and robust tent will make the perfect home-from-home on weekends of discovery.
Forget wasting time pitching your tent, Vango’s innovative Pop range is built on the idea that you can pitch and go, enjoying more of your holiday or seeing more of a festival. The Vango Pop-Up 300 DS is a spacious three-person festival favourite which is fully waterproof, robust and easy to pitch and pack. The pre-attached inner and pre-inserted pole design makes setting up camp a real joy. Ideal for a few days away, or festivals.
The Gelert Quickpitch 3DS Tent is quick to pitch with the pop-up design, it can sleep up to 3 people.
The Gelert Quest 4 tent is the perfect tent for a few days away camping, for up to 4 people.
It offers more space to occupants and storage space for those camping essentials. Benefitting from a removable top panel over the bedroom area which can be toggled back to allow ventilation when the weather is warmer and features a full porch extension.