INSTAGRAM Instagram… I imagine most of you have heard of it? This fantastic, free way for people to document, share their experiences and capture the world through filters that transform its look and feel has been a great tool for us here at Brook Bell Tents. Instagram has over 100 million users, so if you’re not already using it, download … Read More

The Development of the Bell Tent

Bell Tent History Have you ever wondered how this most British of tents came about? The origin and style of the bell tent was a little different from the bell tents we use today. The first patented bell tent predecessor was the Sibley tent. Invented by military officer Henry Hopkins Sibley and patented in 1856. Although conical in shape it … Read More

How To Erect a Bell Tent

How to put up your Bell Tent It is very quick and easy to put up a bell tent; it can even be done on your own and with practice should take around 15 minutes. Your bell tent should come with the following: Canvas Bell tent with groundsheet attached by zip and guy ropes attached 2 sets of pegs – bell … Read More

Preparations for the New Season

We have been very busy over the last couple of months preparing for what is shaping up to be a busy season. Our new tents are being manufactured as we speak with even thicker cotton canvas to protect our wonderful guests from all that the British weather has to throw at them. In addition we have launched our new website … Read More