Exeter Tent Show 6-8 April

Peg down your dream tent at our free Tent Show

If you’re looking for a tent for the summer and come from Devon or are in the area this April (2019), then we’d like to invite you to our free Camping Show.

We’ll be hosting one of the largest displays and ranges of tents in the South West at Westpoint in Exeter from April 6 until 8.

Our Store Manager, Nick Baron, from our shop on Fore Street in the city, says: “This is the perfect event for anyone wishing to escape to the great outdoors this summer and is looking for a new tent, or who wishes to get some free expert advice on camping equipment from our professionally trained, resident experts, who collectively have hundreds of years of experience and are, also, very keen campers themselves.

“We’ll have a huge collection of tents for people to try out on-site ranging from family tents to lightweight ones to bell tents and tipis and a selection of awnings. People who come along can sample a little bit of life under canvas.

“Brand experts from some of our tent suppliers including Vango, Outwell, Hilleberg and MSR will also be on hand to offer advice and answer any questions people may have.

“We’ll have our range of glamping tents including tipis, complete with central warming and cooking stoves and bell tents on display from Tentipi, Robens and Nordisk. We’ll also have some lightweight tents from Hilleberg and MSR that would be perfect for expeditions such as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, or backpacking or cycle touring trips.

“Our show gives anyone looking for a new tent the chance to see for themselves, for free, how these products fare pitched in their natural habitat, the great outdoors. It is also the perfect chance to compare similar tents side by side. We hope anyone who is planning on going camping this summer comes along to our show to chat to us and to try out our tents.”

During the event there will also be a chance to watch us demonstrate our inflatable tents and you’ll be given the opportunity to have a go yourself. The person who inflates a tent the fastest during the weekend will win one to take home.

Meanwhile, our expert staff will be on hand to give free advice and tips on the selection and care of tents and camping equipment, and to chat about life in the great outdoors.

“Prospective campers can choose from a selection of tents from well-known brands including Outwell, Vango, Robens, Hilleberg, Tentipi, Nordisk and MSR. For the more adventurous, we can also help with specialist expedition tents and equipment. There will be exclusive offers on all our tents and accessories throughout the show too.”

Our Camping Tent Show takes place from April 6 until 8, 2019, 9am to 5.30pm, at Westpoint, Exeter. Admission is free.

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