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What sets Pukka Bell Tents apart

What sets Pukka Bell Tents apart? Well, rather than us tell you what we think, this is what one of our customers said earlier this month (April 2017): “Brilliant, thank … read more

Date Added: 21/04/2017

What you get with a Pukka Bell

What do you get with a Pukka Bell Tent? Well, you get the heavyweight 540gsm Zipped-In groundsheet. You get a canvas fly that’s a substantial 360gsm … read more

Date Added: 21/04/2017

Choosing camping accessories

Really it is going to be impossible to advise anyone other than myself as to which accessories to buy, choose or take on a camping trip. This is a very personal decision and one that … read more

Date Added: 28/03/2017

What's makes our tents better?

It usually always happens - people call up to ask a few questions, or they book to come and view our tents… one of the first questions they' ll ask is… … read more

Date Added: 22/03/2017

Come view a bell in Suffolk!

Glori … read more

Date Added: 16/03/2017

Flooring options for your bell

Flooring Options for your Bell Tent...   Once you are the proud owner of your own lovely bell tent you will understand that it is ‘your’ … read more

Date Added: 10/03/2017

You REALLY want a 5m bell tent?

Do you REALLY want a 5 metre bell tent?   A 5 metre bell tent provides around 19.5 square metres of floor space - that’s quite a lo … read more

Date Added: 06/02/2017

Is a 4m bell tent right for you?

Would a 4 metre bell tent be right for you? People frequently ask whether they should be looking at buying a 4 metre bell tent or the larger 5 metre bell tent. In fact s … read more

Date Added: 02/02/2017

Reasons to camp in a bell tent

"Bell tents are one of the most stable tent designs around...Even though bell tents now mostly have A-frames at the entrance, for reasons stated above, they are still a very, ve … read more

Date Added: 01/02/2017

A few basic canvas facts

We have carefully developed our tents in order to provide a top quality, high spec product.   This includes our canvas which is a 360gsm 100 per cent cotton, … read more

Date Added: 19/01/2017

Pukka Xmas Offer!

* * *   Pukka Xmas Offer 2016  * * * Buy any Pukka Bell Tent or tent Bundle and get an inner for a whopping 50% off! Make the Family Happy this Christmas! Use cou … read more

Date Added: 06/12/2016

Top exit or rear exit flue?

Most of us know by now that it is possible to have a wood burning stove installed in a canvas tent. What a lot of people are usually unsure about is whether to buy a stove with a top exiting f … read more

Date Added: 23/11/2016

Can I erect a bell on my own?

… Well in a nutshell I’d say ‘Yes You Can!'   A bell tent is one of the easiest tents to erect – and it’s not only the easiest (in  my opinion … read more

Date Added: 08/11/2016

Need a 4m or a 5m bell tent?

Most bell tent sellers are online businesses and do not have permanent showrooms. Even if they do the opening times are probably limited and they will most likely not be that close to you. … read more

Date Added: 01/11/2016

'Making camping easier'

Take a quick look at this article we wrote on 'Making camping easier'... It might just help a few of you outdoors-loving folks who are new to camping... … read more

Date Added: 19/10/2016

pukkabelltents - blog site

We've started a new Pukka blog site 'about all things camping' here... http://www.pukkabelltents.co.uk/ ... where we'l … read more

Date Added: 10/10/2016

Heating, cooking, stoves &..

Heating, cooking, stoves and tents...   Have a look at this article we wrote on 'Heating, cooking, stoves and tents' - it may help you to decide whether you … read more

Date Added: 30/09/2016

...When choosing your bell tent

See our article here (link below) for help on what to look out for when choosing your bell tent - which after all is not necessarily an inconsiderable purchase, especially at the higher qualit … read more

Date Added: 21/09/2016

Special End-of-Season 4m Offer!

REALLY Special Pukka End-of-Season Offer – Hi-Spec 4 metre Bell Tent plu … read more

Date Added: 05/09/2016

Come and view our bell tents!

You're welcome to come and view our bell tents now! We have 4 metre and 5 metre tents erected. All you need to do is get in touch and arrange a convenient time. We are in North … read more

Date Added: 10/08/2016

View our tent videos here!

See videos of Pukka 4m/5m bell tent interiors and window details here on o … read more

Date Added: 02/08/2016

Always use a footprint

One good tip – always use a footprint. A 'footprint' is basically any old (cheap) tarp that you place underneath the actual tent groundsheet itself. You can buy expensive ones but it really is … read more

Date Added: 20/06/2016

Check out our windows!

We have storm flaps covering our window zips – rain doesn't always fall … read more

Date Added: 26/05/2016

Handling tip for your bell tent!

A ‘weight’ based tip is – always split the tent poles, pegs and canvas. We supply our bell tents with a main carry bag for the tent and groundsheet, a separate bag for the poles, and anoth … read more

Date Added: 19/05/2016

A Practice Camp is essential!

It's always a good idea to have a Practice Camp – if not in your garden, then in someone else’s, or at a quiet spot somewhere where you won’t be disturbed. Basically it's much better to … read more

Date Added: 19/05/2016

Camping/glamping with bell tents

The benefit of camping/glamping with bell tents is that they are single-pole tents and they are incredibly simple to erect and take down. A lot of belltenters have got their tents erected and … read more

Date Added: 09/05/2016

Why choose a bell tent?

Bell tents are roomy with good headroom, they’re non-stuffy, do not suffer from condensation and they’re easy to erect and take down. This makes for a tent that’s good for such a huge ra … read more

Date Added: 27/04/2016

Which bell tent brand to choose?

There has recently been a surge in sellers offering bell tents for sale. This is not necessarily a bad thing but it can be overwhelming when you’re searching the web for a decent tent for a … read more

Date Added: 20/04/2016

Let's look after our countryside

If you’re a seasoned camper you’ll be aware of how to behave when in the countryside. Whether you call it the ‘Countryside Code’, or ‘Leave No Trace’, it all basically boi … read more

Date Added: 06/04/2016

Proofing on Pukka canvas

Just to say that the weatherproofing/water resistance … read more

Date Added: 09/03/2016

Pukka Tents was started in 2011

Pukka Tents was started in 2011 with the purpose of providing superior cotton canvas bell tents built to our own specs, using the best traditional and modern materials, combined with smart des … read more

Date Added: 03/03/2016

Camping is good for your health!

The low-tech aspect of camping gives us the chance to ‘rediscover’ the kids and/or the other half. The lack of TV, broadband etc allows us to bond with each other whilst taking part in activ … read more

Date Added: 23/02/2016

Camping needn’t be difficult

People sometimes think that to go camping is difficult and a lot of hard work. But it needn’t be, especially once you get ‘used’ to it… You can simply camp in your own garden to start … read more

Date Added: 27/01/2016

2015-16 New Year message....

We've had a great few December days here in North Suffolk - but … read more

Date Added: 29/12/2015

Outdoors is vital for kids

Access to nature is vitally important for children… Let's get our kids outdoors!!   Any of you who, like us, love to spend time outdoors, and/or who grew u … read more

Date Added: 10/11/2015

'Buy Deal' for Campsite Owners

Starting a Glamp Site / Camping Site? It doesn't matter what you prefer to call it, but if you'd like to be offering and hiring out top-of-the-range Pukka bell tents in 2016 why not t … read more

Date Added: 12/10/2015

Pukka 4m-5m Warming Bundles

Special Pukka Warming Bundles, comprising either a 4m or 5m bell tent plus 3kw stove and flue kit. Devised to increase your camping enjoyment and comfort during the upcoming colder autumn and wi … read more

Date Added: 08/10/2015

Ready-made stoves for Autumn!

Ready-made Pukka multifuel stove package for Autumn! 3kw rear exit stove/flue kit packages, ready to deliver now! No waiting! Perfect for Autumn camping! Complete with glass window in … read more

Date Added: 16/09/2015

Call to talk about our tents!

Yes! We'd love to talk to you about our bell tents! We know that buying a tent is a big decision, especially when purchasing online... And we are very happy to discuss our tents with … read more

Date Added: 27/08/2015

View our tents!

We'll be erecting a 4m and a 5m bell tent for displa … read more

Date Added: 11/08/2015

Video: Pukka Bell Tent interior

See Video: View a quick tour of the interior of a 5 metre Pukka bell tent. Link to video: https://youtu.be/qfvod55cdE4 … read more

Date Added: 17/07/2015

Benefits of 360gsm Canvas

Pukka canvas bell tents are beautiful high-spec tents built using a heavier weight 360gsm canvas. This means that the canvas is thicker, making the overall tent structure stronger and more har … read more

Date Added: 18/06/2015

Unique Pukka Bell Tents

Pukka canvas Bell Tents are custom-built according to our own, unique specifications. We use heavier-than-average Camel-coloured, 360gsm canvas and only use top quality YKK zips. The water resis … read more

Date Added: 17/06/2015

Tents erected for viewing!

We again have some bell tents up for viewing! If you'd like to have a touchy-feely close-up look at our cotton canvas bell tents, please just contact us by email or phone to arrange a convenient … read more

Date Added: 05/06/2015

Attaching your Guy Ropes

Our tents arrive with the guy ropes unattached. Wooden sliders are attached to the ropes but you will need to tie the ropes to the canvas guy loops yourself. Attach the 2 metre ropes … read more

Date Added: 29/05/2015

Pukka waterproofing!

We recently erected a sample few of our beautiful new 2015 tents, and then the heavens opened up! Pleased to be able to say that not a single drop of water penetrated, even though we had not yet … read more

Date Added: 28/04/2015

Our 2015 tents have arrived...

Our 2015 Bell Tents and Tarps have now arrived in the UK - they will be in the warehouse later this week and ready to ship after Easter Monday! … read more

Date Added: 29/03/2015