Vango Icarus 500

The Vango Icarus 500 is one of Vango’s most popuVango-Icaruslar family tunnel tents due in no small part that it represents great value for money. This flexible tent is available in two sizes, the four man Vango Icarus 400 and the 5 man Vango Icarus 500. So lets see what makes this tent such a good buy.

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In recent years, family holidays taking place right here on these fine shores have enjoyed a renewed interest in both travel agents and through online search volume.

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Bivy Sacks

Bivy sacks are made of a waterproof fabric and are designed to accommodate a sleeping bag and pad. This form of tent is very light and compact and they are particularly popular with climbers and mountaineers. Some hikers will carry these on trips in case of being caught in foul weather and they need an emergency shelter.
The most light weight bivy sacks do not have poles and lie over the top of your sleeping bag. Some come with hooped poles to keep the tent off your face when you are …

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Outwell Vermont XL

The Outwell Vermont is a very large, family camping tent. It has three bedrooms and sleeps seven very comfortably.

Firstly, this tent has a large porch at the front, perfect for storing all the gear that comes along with family camping. There are plenty of windows, allowing in lots of light as well as ventilation. The sealed in ground sheet makes the tent easier to clean as well as preventing anything getting inside the tent that is rather undesirable.

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Choosing a sleeping pad

Investing in a quality sleeping pad will vastly improve your camping experience, but with so many on the market it can be hard to choose. At Tents Camping we advise that you spend as much as your budget will afford on this essential piece of kit. Not only will it improve the warmth of your sleeping bag, it will also provide you with a comfortable base to sleep on. See our buying guide below to see the pads we recommend and the best prices. In the coming months we will …

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Vango Tigris

The Vango Tigris is part of Vango’s Family Tent range, a range of tents designed to be comfortable, stylish and spacious whilst meeting the demands of a modern family.

This tunnel tent is available in three sizes; Tigris 400 (4 man tent); Tigris 600 (6 man tent) and the largest Tigris 800 (8 man tent).  The Tigris 400 has two sleeping compartments, at on end of the tent.  The Tigris 600 has one extra sleeping area at the front of the tent which sleeps two and the Tigris 800 has four …