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7y, 7m agoPosted 7 years, 7 months ago
Hey everyone.
My family and I are thinking about going camping on a regular basis but I don't know if my hubby will like camping or not, and would hate to buy all the gear only to find he doesnt want to go again.
My friend reckons you can stay in 'ready made' tents provided by certain camp sites so you can try before you buy so to speak.
Ive been searching online but havent found anything.
Does anybody know of anywhere that offers this?
If you have understood that you deserve a medal lol oh and rep! x
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7y, 7m agoPosted 7 years, 7 months ago
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1 Like #1
I cant answer your question about ready made tents...

but possibly try freecycle for a free tent

If you decide you like camping and decide to then buy a tent that better suits your needs, pop it back on freecycle.
1 Like #2
Try eurocamp :thumbsup:
#3
http://www.gocampinguk.co.uk/

Camping holidays with ready pitched tents
1 Like #4
Tents are at a very resonable price at the moment so I don't think you would lose too much by selling it on if camping was not the thing for you.
Or have a look at this site............http://www.tent2hire.co.uk/index.htm





Happy Camping !!!!!!!
#5
You sound like my Oh, she keeps trying to wean me off hotels and get me under canvas, I like my luxuries too much. The nearest I got to camping was two years ago when we hired a winnebago for glastonbury.
1 Like #6
THe 'ready made' camping holidays don't give you a real feel for camping, as they are usually higher spec'd than a 'normal' tent.

Buy a cheap tent, try it out & then if you like it get a good quality tent & sell on the cheap tent.
1 Like #7
It's not just expense of the tent though. it's all the other stuff you need.

Agree with you, either hire, boorw a tent or try the ready made variety.

It is not everyones cup of tea.
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angelkelly
I cant answer your question about ready made tents...

but possibly try freecycle for a free tent

If you decide you like camping and decide to then buy a tent that better suits your needs, pop it back on freecycle.

I had thought of that but it isnt great quality and we get shocking weather we could well get soaked!
lilsmithy
Try eurocamp :thumbsup:


angelkelly
http://www.gocampinguk.co.uk/

Camping holidays with ready pitched tents

I will tkae a look thanks
thisismark
Tents are at a very resonable price at the moment so I don't think you would lose too much by selling it on if camping was not the thing for you.
Or have a look at this site............http://www.tent2hire.co.uk/index.htm





Happy Camping !!!!!!!

Thanks Ill take a look. Although tents them selves are reasonable prices all the equipment is very expensive when you add it all up.

DKLS
You sound like my Oh, she keeps trying to wean me off hotels and get me under canvas, I like my luxuries too much. The nearest I got to camping was two years ago when we hired a winnebago for glastonbury.

Lol give it a try you might be converted

cis_groupie
THe 'ready made' camping holidays don't give you a real feel for camping, as they are usually higher spec'd than a 'normal' tent.

Buy a cheap tent, try it out & then if you like it get a good quality tent & sell on the cheap tent.

Yea I see what you mean. At least it would be easing him in gently though lol

greg_68
It's not just expense of the tent though. it's all the other stuff you need.

Agree with you, either hire, boorw a tent or try the ready made variety.

It is not everyones cup of tea.


Indeed its not. Thanks

Thanks sooo much for all your help i think I know what Im looking for now :thumbsup:
#9
tell you OH to man up, camping is great fun and everyone should experience the outdoor living at some point.

Real fires FTW!
#10
Park resorts have the ready erected tents on the isle of wight, we go every year, its a lovley place and no hassel of putting the tent up !!!!

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