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We know that when you go camping with your friends or family, there's never enough space! With our 8 person tents, you'll finally have plenty of room to spread out! Plus, the extra-large design ensures that everyone will be comfortable even on those hot summer nights. These 8 man tents are perfect for group camping trips. They are roomy enough to fit all your gear, and with its waterproof and weather-resistant construction, you'll stay dry no matter what the forecast says. Setup is a breeze, so you'll be able to get started on your vacation right away.
If you are interested in helping your children develop a sense of adventure, going camping, even for one night, will give your family a totally different outlook on life. A new environment, unfamiliar sights and sounds, lots of new people to meet and play with will really create new experiences and family memories. Putting up a tent, working together as a family, singing songs around the camp fire and sleeping under the stars, all make for a fun-filled adventure. Helping your children create a sense of adventure is most definitely one of the qualities that will help then to keep their life open and full of possibilities, aiding them to have a really positive outlook on life, which fortifies mental health. Even better, after an initial outlay, camping adventures can be really quite inexpensive. So, which 8 man tent would suit your family’s needs to enable you to whisk them away at anytime and anywhere? Here at Leisureshopdirect we have a wide choice of 8 man tents, ensuring you can take your children on lots of exciting adventures.
Which high quality 8 man tents can I buy on a tighter budget?
If you want to take your family on lots of escapades this coming season, but you have quite a tight budget, or maybe you want to make sure your family enjoys the camping life before buying your forever tent, there are a number of 8 man tents that will allow you and your loved ones to undertake such explorations. The Vango Longleat II Air 800XL gives fabulous value for money, whilst still offering tonnes of amazing Vango features. This 8 man tent has a very robust, rigid structure that is supported by Vango’s innovative AirBeam system, which means you will be pitched up in a matter of minutes, so that you can sit back and relax with your favourite tipple in hand. This 8 man tent possesses Vango’s TBSII Tension System, which adds further reinforcement to the overall structure, meaning this tent will perform, keeping you and your loved ones safe and dry, even in adverse weather conditions. It has 4 queen-sized midnight bedrooms, meaning they provide darkened, sleep compartments, helping you all to get a good night’s sleep. This should optimize the chance of your family keeping their usual sleep patterns and not be affected by early morning sun. There are 2 bedrooms at either end of the main living space (known as a Vis a Vis tent layout), enabling you to get a bit of distance from the younger children at night, so you don’t need to stifle the midnight giggles! Or maybe you have some teenagers in your camping entourage, that would really appreciate having a bit of freedom from the rest of the family.
The Vango Longleat II Air tent is made from Vango’s Sentinel Active Fabric, which has a waterproof rating of 3000HH, whilst still being durable and light weight, making it easy to transport and store. It has a fully sewn-in ground sheet, that keeps you and your loved ones dry from the damp ground, keeps nasty crawling bugs out and any draughts to enable you to sleep in a cosy ambience. The generous central living space has large diamond clear windows, meaning light pours into this section during the day and as you have the ability to roll away toggled curtains, you can decide on the level of light or privacy you require. One of the vital elements missing from modern life for children nowadays, is the ability to play with freedom, explore and behave how children should, but with the Vango Longleat II 8 man tent, you will beable to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get back to basics.
What is a Vis a Vis layout in an 8 man tent?
If you are looking for a tent with this same Vis a Vis layout on a similarbudget, but with a bit more internal space, then the Royal Buckland 8 Berth Poled Tent may suit your family perfectly. This is a spacious 8 man tent, with pre-angled poles to really maximise the internal space. These are 12.7mm fibre-flex poles, which means along with its ring and pin tie-down reflective guy ropes, you and your loved ones will be safe in windy conditions. The 2 double inner tent compartments at either end of the living space, have pitch black fabric inners, which block out any daylight. This will really help the little ones in your camping entourage will not wake up when the sun rises. The mesh doors of the Royal Buckland really help to increase air ventilation and reduce condensation. It is made from a high-quality material, 185T polyester, with fully taped seams and protected zips to stop any water sneaking in. This polyester has the same 3000mmHH as the tent above, so that it will stay fully waterproof in nearly all weather conditions. This tent has a very manageable weight of 33.7Kg and a small pack size so it is easy to transport and store away when not in use. Being a poled tent, the Royal Buckland will take a bit longer to erect than similar sized air inflated tents, and will require a little more team work. However, finding out where to pitch, working together to put up your canvas home away from home and being sent to the campsite shop to pick up supplies really helps to grow children’s confidence and build resilience, making them more robust and self-reliant individuals. More children are spending time indoors than ever, relying on their tablet or gaming station for entertainment. Playing and exploring on the campsite, in a much more natural environment, is a fabulous way to boost their creativity and assertiveness.
Which 8 man poled tents are great value for money?
If you are happy with the concept of family team work and like the idea of a poled tent, but want a higher spec that includes a greater waterproof rating, then the Outwell Winwood 8 Person Poled Tent could really work for your family, as it offers plenty of space and privacy. It is made from Outwell’s Outtex 4000 Select fabric, which is an exceedingly hard-wearing, high quality 100% polyester. It is fire retardant and has a PU-coating that provides 4000mmHH, meaning it is very waterproof even in adverse weather conditions. It also boasts OWS System Force 8, which is Outwell’s Wind Stabilizer System 8 that uses a strong hook and loop fastening system as a direct attachment point for the flysheet and the tent poles. This is a very effective system that keeps the whole tent stable whatever the weather. The Duratec pole system also provides great strength, but also flexibility, easy handling and a low weight for carrying.
This 8 man tent is made up of three zones; at the back there are three bedrooms of differing size, which is ideal if you have a range of ages in your family. The middle bedroom is an impressive 140cm in width, ideal for 2 adults and then there are two smaller bedrooms, one of 120cm and the other 100cm, either side, which would suit children of different sized perfectly. All the bedrooms are blessed with Outwell’s Dark Inners, which create a restful atmosphere and the Outwell Quick and Quiet Inner Doors mean you won’t wake the little ones up when you are stumbling around, trying to go to bed quietly. Ingeniously, the Quick & Quiet Inner Doors have sewn in magnetic strips, that are very easy to push open, but also close almost magically behind you. The main living area is in the middle zone and provides a wonderful light and airy ambience, due to the large windows, low side ventilation points and the rear ventilation system. There is also a very useful front zone, that actually has a fourth bedroom, which can be removed if you so wish, leaving a very large extra living area. This makes this an ideal tent, not only for families of 8, but also for smaller families that just want extra space. The fourth bedroom could be used as a play area for the children, which you can shut away in the evening when they are in bed and you want some clutter free adult time. Or if you have a dog/s on your adventure with you and don’t like them cramping your sleeping space, this forth room could be the ideal solution. With the Outwell HookTrack System for keeping cables safe and tidy and storage and hanging of small items, the Outwell Winwood is a very versatile family tent at a very affordable price. In this 8 man tent If you would like to find out more detail about Outwell’s different tent fabrics, the HookTrack System and Outwell’s Sleep Comfort ethos then have a read here, Outwell Tents for Campers and Families.
Is there an 8 man Air Tent with a Vis a Vis layout?
If you really like the idea of this versatile bedroom/storage space in the front zone, but don’t really want the extra hassle of erecting a poled tent, then have a look at the Outwell Knightdale 8PA Air Tent. It is made from the same Outwell Outtex 4000 Select hard-waring fabric, with its PU coating of 4000mmHH, giving you peace of mind that you and your loved ones will stay dry whatever the unpredictable British weather throws at you. Being inflatable, you will have your canvas home away from home pitched up in minutes and it also deflates quickly and easily, so your last day of adventure doesn’t need to be overtaken with packing away the tent. It has the very versatile bedroom in the front zone and their is an exceedingly spacious middle living space, which has impressive head height due to the pre-angled air beams and two large bedrooms that sleep 3 happy campers in each at the rear. Of course the Knightdale has Outwell’s Dark Inner Bedrooms to aid restful sleep and the Quick & Quiet Inner Doors so you can creep around silently in the night. This 8 man tent also has an additional side door as well as the large panorama front door, that allows you flexible access, depending on your pitch or the direction rain is falling in! Family-friendly campsites generally provide a very safe and relatively secure environment for children to explore and play in, compared to other situations in life. Camping really helps you to get closer to the natural world and will help your children to get a real sense about what is important in life and definitely encourage them to stay fit and healthy. Although, you will definitely find they get much more dirty after 10 minutes on the campsite, than they do in a whole day at home! The Outwell Knightdale 8 man tent will definitely allow you and your loved ones to immerse yourselves in nature and move away from the ever addictive screens!
Is there an 8 man air tent with 4 bedrooms?
The Outwell Queensdale PA Air Tent is similar in structure and shape to the Outwell Knightdale Tent we just looked at. It still sleeps up to 8 happy campers, with one versatile bedroom in the first zone, but has 3 bedrooms at the rear, instead of 2. It is the same length, 745cm, but a greater width by 60cm of 450cm. This 8 man tent has all the same fab Outwell features as the Knightdale, like the DarkPremier Bedrooms, Quick & Quiet Access and Inner Doors (magnetic closure), Rear Ventilation, HookTrack System and large tinted windows just to mention a few. Made from the same Outtex 4000 Select fabric and with its robust structure with Outwell’s Aerodynamic Storm Protection factor of 9, it will keep you and your loved ones safe and dry wherever you go and whatever the weather. Your children will definitely be able to have fun, running around the campsite, smiling and laughing with this 8 man tent as their base.
Which 8 man tent has separated bedrooms?
If you are looking for a tent that will really stand out on the campsite, the Vango Diablo II Air 850XL Tent has a very eye-catching interesting, versatile structure. This 8 man tent really is large. The 3-pod layout has a spacious living area, with a large built-in porch, ideal for cooking and socialising. There are two bedrooms in a pod at the rear and then a king sized bedroom either side of the living area, that allows an impressive 70cm sleep width per person, 10 cm wider than the industry standard. This very original layout really lends itself to adaptable camping. It is great if you have older children with you that want a bit of distance and privacy. Also, perfect for groups of friends. Each of these bedroom pods benefit from Midnight Bedrooms, meaning morning light will be kept to a minimum. There is nothing worse than the little ones waking as soon as the sun comes up and then being cranky and exhausted by lunchtime. With innovative Vango’s AirBeam technology, the Diablo II 8 man tent is very quick and easy to pitch, so you will be relaxing before you know it. It has a fully sewn in ground sheet that successfully keeps out draughts and bugs, whilst ventilation is easily achieved with the AirZone panels. Vango’s SkyTrack System creates a veery flexible hanging system, to help keep your canvas home away from home neat and tidy and hang useful camping tools like lighting. If you would like to find out more about this storage and hanging system then read our blog, Vango Sky Storage on the Sky Track System.
What is Vango's AirBeam technology?
Along with the robust AirBeam technology, this 8 man tent has front and rear storm anchors to ensure you stay safe in adverse weather conditions. It also boasts Vango’s TBS II Tension Band System, with the bands bracing the poles at 3 different points, which prevents sideways movements in really windy conditions. Being fully waterproof, you and your loved ones will stay cosy and dry on rainy days. If you would like to find out about Vango’s AirBeam technology in more depth, then read our blog, Vango AirBeam technology.
Which 8 man tipi tents are available?
Perhaps you are interested in a more quirky styled 8 man tent? The Robens tents are all very eye-catching, tipi style tents that are not only great for camping, but ideal for events or festivals. The Robens Klondike Grande Tipi Tent is very roomy and quick to pitch. You could sleep up to 9 happy campers inside and with its vertical door, it has very easy access, especially in bad weather. It has protective eaves running around the tent to shelter the door and walls from run-off rain. It has a zip-in groundsheet and it has a neat internal Apex Vent Control that can be easily opened from inside using two cords, so that a stove can be safely accommodated. A fabulous way to take your family on adventures in a very different style of tent.
So, in this day and age you really owe it to your children to take them camping! Let them be happy, running free around the campsite. Let them use their imaginations to fill their time, instead of technology. The stress relief your children will feel with such freedom will do them no end of good. All the family team work and small jobs involved in camping will make your little ones more self-sufficient, resilient and more open-minded individuals. Look out for your ideal 8 man tent and take your loved ones on endless adventures, getting closer to nature and making all those priceless family memories.