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A fresh dumping of snow

Increase the stability of your tent

Tips for a more secure tent over winter

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Condensation on material

How to prevent condensation in tents

The causes of condensation & useful tips for prevention

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Stunning gazebo lighting

Create atmospheric light in a garden gazebo

Get inspired with gazebo lighting ideas

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Camping pop up gazebos

Camping Gazebos: a caravan awning alternative

Stay cool & sheltered while camping with a portable & versatile gazebo.

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Hire or buy marquees - What are the costs & advantages?

If you’re looking for a shelter for a specific occasion, e.g. for a wedding or family reunion, your first reaction might be to google marquee hire companies and see what’s on offer.

In this article we give you six good reasons to buy a high quality marquee, rather than hiring.

hire or buy a marquee

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Car sheltered in a portable garage

Practical & strong carports

Portable garages are a smart and easy way to protect your car over winter.

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Our Practical Guide

The how to guide to everything tents and gazebos

In this section, you'll find all our advice and tips as well as practical information to answer all your questions.


    Get Inspired

    Discover our ideas for bringing more life to your outdoor areas as well as fun, creative suggestions for outdoor events and activities.

      Marquee used as outdoor living room

      Do you need Planning Permission?

      Find out all the details about planning permission, whether for your own garden, or for a business.

      Planning Permission in the UK

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