In the summer of 2013, PODPADS acquired Canvas and Cast and The  ethos and principles of the company remain the same, we will continue to design  unique products, a selection of which are featured here on this website.

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We are pleased to announce our 2016 range of Bell Tents.

4m 4.5m 5m and 6m Tents

As always, they are proving very popular, so please hurry to avoid disappointment!



Our Bell Tents have always been recognised for their superior quality and we are continually striving to improve and to offer more choice. Our Standard range remains, they have a very loyal following and are in high demand as they are manufactured to a very high specification. This includes a heavier grade of natural canvas.

We use 350gsm polycotton canvas (before treatment) and the industry norm is 285gsm. a heavy duty 540gsm groundsheet, storm grade guy ropes with wooden sliders, a very high grade wooden central pole and cast iron tent pegs.

Our Bell Tents are now available in 4m, 4.5m, 5m and 6m diameters.  These can be supplied with either pegged in or zipped in groundsheets.



Bell Tent Features

An additional wooden toggle closure system 

Strong marquee quality YKK door zip

Round windows in the doors with canvas covers inside and out

Zippable, mosquito netted semi-circular windows with external canvas covers

A unique and improved A frame door pole design

Heavy duty groundsheet (540gsm) with its own bag

Central 50mm diameter wooden pole, in three separate sections

Heavy duty 13mm round steel guyline pegs with wooden sliders

Inner mesh front doors

Integral KEVLAR flue exit with external canvas cover to accommodate a woodburning stove, located on the side


We aim to supply the most unique, finest quality Bell Tents in Europe, backing this up with the best after sales customer care. Every aspect of our Bell Tent has been refined over the years as we have been supplying Bell Tents and yurts.  Explore our site for more information, and check out our gallery.

The tents are designed in Bath, England. You are welcome to come and visit us to view our range of Bell Tents, at our showfield near the M4 at Norley Lane, Tormarton, South Glos. GL9 1JD. Please contact us to arrange a suitable appointment.

  Please call us to discuss your individual requirements

Tel 01454 218560



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