Tentsile is Two Years Old But I'm Still not in a Hammock!

This week, Tentsile turns two years old. So firstly, we'd like to thank all of you for keeping us alive. 
Alex Shirley-Smith

Tree tents and orangutans: Tentsile's going to Sumatra!

In April last year, our photographer friend, Andrew Walmsley, had a life-changing experience on a trip to Sumatra. Supported by Sumatran Orangutan Society, he spent several days in the field...
Alex Shirley-Smith

Tentsile = versatile: customers show us how it's done.

From starry nights in Hawaiian palm trees to winter picnics in an Oxfordshire beech, there's no doubt that Tentsiles are versatile, adaptable and add magic to outdoor adventures, no matter...
Lucy Radford

When Back Country Calls...

We've been trading for just under 2 years. We've worked hard to create a concept that surpasses the versatility offered by conventional camping solutions, increases comfortable living in the wild,...
Alex Shirley-Smith

How to Make Your Tentsile Setup Super Light in 5 Easy Steps.

If you're a Tentsile user and adventurer, the chances are you're thinking about taking your Tentsile into ever more remote and challenging locations - the kinds of places you can't take your car and will have to carry everything on your back.  It might also be that you just want to reduce the weight of your setup so that you can fit in more luxuries and end up with the same weight overall.  Whatever your reason, we've got five great tips to help you achieve the super light setup of your dreams...
Alex Shirley-Smith

Full moon camping, with Tentsile and friends.

As the sun started to sink on a perfect March day, we packed the car with our Tentsile and sleeping bags, squashed blankets and pillows around the seats, and sped...
Lucy Radford

Monkeys' eye view: why photographers need trees too.

From marine biologist to specialist primate photographer via a course in climbing trees, Andrew Walmsley is a wildlife photographer on a mission: to use his work to help people connect emotionally...
Lucy Radford

Dirty Hands and Tiny Trees

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about our involvement with WeForest, who have planted over 7.5 million trees in 11 countries to date, making an incredibly important contribution...
Lucy Radford

Where Camping is Headed in the Next Five Years

Recent years have seen some pretty big changes in the way that we all approach camping, from the range of equipment available to types of experience on offer (think glamping,...
Lucy Radford

The WeForest Story

As we mentioned on the blog last week, trees are incredibly important - for animals, for people, for the environment - in every way you can think of.  You've probably...
Lucy Radford

Why Are We Passionate About Trees (and Why Should You Be)?

With some of the team about to jet off to California to share the Tentsile experience with tree enthusiasts in Sequoia National Park, we thought it was high time for...
Lucy Radford

Tentsile City: 17th of Jan 2015, California USA

17th JAN 2015 WE WILL SETTING UP THE BIGGEST EVER TENTSILE VILLAGE. COME JOIN US. 2PM at the General Sherman Giant Sequoia.  See you there! For those of you that...
Alex Shirley-Smith