Welcome to the World of Bell Tents from Podpads

With the growing popularity of 'glamping', the Bell Tent has become the Number One choice.

Affordable and accessible, this easy to build/take down and store option is growing in demand. Quality, longevity and value for money, have become the most important factors when selecting a Bell Tent and at Podpads, we offer the best value in every instance.

All our bell tents are hand-made with the finest 350gsm polycotton canvasl. Reinforced heavy duty 540gsm PVC groundsheets provide an impenetrable, waterproof floor to your bell tent. We have many distinctive features as standard, which make our tents the best investment you can make, when comparing with other suppliers.

We offer a range of accessories to personalise your bell tent to suit your personal preferences and needs.

Our Range of Bell Tents

We offer a comprehensive range of bell tents, all made to the same high specification - across four different sizes and with an option of zipped-in or pegged-in groundsheets to suit your preference.

Podpads have worked with Bell Tents for over a decade at events across Europe, putting them up and taking down every weekend throughout the summer. We researched and trialled many alternatives and, found the best UK supplier of quality bell tents we could. Then after three years of buying their tents, we bought their company – erstwhile Canvas & Cast - back in 2013.

The quality of these tents remains the same today and, small modifications and the introduction of some new features have been made to further improve an already great design.

Our most compact bell tent.

4m Bell Tent

from £530.00

An ideal medium-sized bell tent.

4.5m Bell Tent

from £595.00

5m Bell Tent

from £650.00

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Special Offers

Occasional one-off Special Deals

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Accessories & Spares

Accessories to personalise your tent

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Standard Features

What make our tents special?

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Party & Event Hire

Let us look after your guests

Our tents are designed and developed here near Bath, UK and, we always have a selection of units on display at our ShowField. You are welcome to come and visit us to view our range of Bell Tents however, a phone call giving us a heads-up would be appreciated to ensure we have on display what you specifically want to see.

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  • "After much internet researching and reading of bell tents blog sites, we opted for a tent from Canvas & Cast/Podpads and we know we made the right choice".


  • "We run a glamping site in West Wales and have bought our stock from Canvas & Cast for the past 5 years. Following Podpads take-over, the service has just got better and the quality remains the 'best in the field'."