Best mainstream tents (£300-£1,000)

Best mainstream tents 2019

2018: Vango
2016: Karsten


Hi Gear

2018: Hi Gear, Quechua
2017: Hi Gear, Outwell
2016: Cabanon, Outwell

2019 Tent Owner Satisfaction Awards update

Our definition: Here, we’re looking at tents that were sold for anything between £300 and £1,000. That means a broad spectrum in the middle of the market. It’s also where larger, weekender and family-size tents are more to the fore.

Best mainstream tents 2018 league table

Despite scoring well in all past surveys, this is the first time Outwell has topped the Best Mainstream Tents category, its 92% satisfaction rating a full 2% over nearest rival, Kampa.

Hi Gear ran a close third, with Quechua and Vango not that far behind.

All five brands mentioned here have consistently been among the top scorers among mainstream tent brands.

Please note: This is a price category that includes all types and sizes of tents that were purchased (regardless of manufacturers’ recommended prices) for between £300 and £1,000.