10 Years of Excellence and Counting

We wanted to share some of our most notable achievements so we've put together this page of our memorable highlights. SoulPad has grown a lot over our short history and we've reached an age where we need to write things down before they get forgotten!

We'll continue adding to this as time passes (most recent events first).

News

SoulPad Voted #1 Family Tent

BBC1's "Shop Well for Less" featured the SoulPad 5000-ease. Teams scored all contending tents on style, ease of pitching, space and waterproofing.

March 2017
Launch

We launched the SoulPad 5000 hybrid-G-XL

Our latest model with integrated porch, mosquito mesh doors and extra space.

Read more January 2017
Star

Russell Brand orders a SoulPad.

He of many words chooses SoulPad for a bit of garden action.

Read more November 2016
Launch

SoulPad Inc. is born

Spreading far and wide, our new sister company sets up in the good ol' US of A.

September 2016
News

The Daily Telegraph takes a peek inside

And we're rated in the Telegraph's best family tents article as the 'cool and cosy option'.

Read more June 2016
Star

Chris Packham takes delivery of a SoulPad

We like Chris. That's no secret around here. He admits he's not a nylon guy.

Read more September 2015
Star

Legend Dan Snow chooses SoulPad

Legendary Historian, TV Presenter, Writer and father of two hits the festival scene in his SoulPad 4000-ease.

Read more September 2015
News

A Wild Year

Jen and Sim Benson go all in, ditching the house for a whole year.

Read more April 2015
Launch

G'Day Australia

SoulPad Pty launches in Sydney to bring comfy camping to Australia.

September 2014
News

SoulPads on the High Street

SoulPad tents become available on the UK high street as retailer Cotswold Outdoor shares our high quality, high value ethos.

Read more April 2014
News

SoulPads on Telly!

Our first TV appearance on Starlings, Series 2 Episode 2. It's the 'glamping' episode of course.

Read more July 2013
Star

Yes, Craig, Another One

After a successful tour of UK festivals in his first SoulPad, he needs a new one. Some excuse about it being lost, or something.

Read more July 2013
News

Mumsnetters rate SoulPad in their top 5 family tents

"Simply the best tent ever, can't recommend it highly enough." Said one. We're stoked.

Read more May 2013
Star

Sara Cox gets Soul!

I think Mr & Mrs Rufus Hound put in a good word about us.

Summer 2013
News

Wayne & Jerry Go Wild for 6 Months

Wayne bravely takes his dog Jerry for company on a 6 month trip around Scotland to raise funds for Shelter. Of course, he chooses a SoulPad as his temporary home.

Read more February 2013
Star

Rufus Hound Orders a SoulPad

Mr & Mrs Hound said it so well - "We constructed our magical tent in no time!! Thank you so-We LOVE it!!"

Read more August 2012
Launch

SoulPad Showroom opens

What better way to demonstrate SoulPad joy all year round than to set up some SoulPads indoors?

Read more April 2012
Star

Craig Charles wants the SoulPad experience

Craig Charles took delivery of his first (and not last) SoulPad.

Read more July 2011
Launch

Professional warehousing begins

With our offices bulging at the seams we have to move our stock to dedicated premises.

January 2011
News

We sponsor Festinho!

Our first ever sponsorship of a UK festival. Ahhh, Festinho!

Read more August 2010
News

SoulPad begins appearing in the national press

And it's the Sunday Times - what a place to start!

Read more June 2010
News

1st SoulPad Wedding

We're delighted to play a part in Claire and Jonathan's wedding.

Read more January 2009
Launch

SoulPad-hybrid launched

We took the first steps at integrating a zip-on/off groundsheet. Such a good idea it's been much-copied ever since.

January 2008
Launch

Here comes the Tribe!

We launch the SoulPad 5000-tribe; more like a tipi but fewer poles.

September 2007
News

SoulPad Begins

Yes, our first sale. We remember it well.

March 2006
Belltent

Glamping' appears in English use.

It makes us feel a bit 'icky' to begin with.

Sometime in 2005
Launch

The Birth of Mr OM

Seemed like a good idea at the time!

Read more Summer 1996

Facebook

  • SoulPad New stuff in at soulpad.co.uk
  • 35142566_10155155274770666_5380912779945312256_n SoulPad Thanks for sharing these pics Hackney Arts, it's always a joy to see the SoulPads being put to such wholesome use. More pics from this project in our gallery here http://soulpad.co.uk/galleries/72 Hackney Arts aim to give creative opportunities to reside
  • 35102545_2003423426396366_1954161079743414272_n SoulPad Hurry, hurry!
  • 35102341_10155236877736986_5381660984723111936_n SoulPad High praise indeed! Thanks Clare Galloway artist - ever thought about painting onto your 'Pad? Oh go on!
  • 35102341_10155236877736986_5381660984723111936_n SoulPad My SoulPad tent still going strong since 2009 - we were testing it out in the Matese mountains of Italy, near where I'm based, before prepping it for a women's transformation workshop with art, yoga and doll-making <3 Clare Galloway artist
  • 35194273_10155151574875666_3803714361227214848_n SoulPad Any local glamping sites interested in making stools / tables / fire pits out of these? Please get in touch. The owner wants them out of the way and is open to offers. The stock is nr Thetford, Norfolk, UK.
  • 35082757_10156482113023817_4457288253443145728_n SoulPad Me and my Soulpad at a schooldays event. Having fun.
  • SoulPad Here's a great launch offer for anyone in the Norfolk/Suffolk area in need of a SoulPad tent hire service...
  • SoulPad My soulpad needs a good cleaning, is there a recommended process for cleaning it that doesn't require ordering the "preferred" cleaning solution from the UK?
  • SoulPad Looking forward to our first outing with our 5000-hybrid-XL this weekend - along with our first stove! Time to read up on how to fit the flue!!
  • 31531285_10155069186135666_6502084333441543088_n SoulPad UPDATE: ALL NOW SOLD. Like a bargain? Of course you do! We have the following show stock available now for collection, all at half price. These are brand new tents, pitched only once for this event. What’s the catch? These tents are pitched and you wi
  • 31120877_598164437183183_1368687938129826797_n SoulPad Full site hire available...
  • 31073142_10155051312480666_1330539731104486961_n SoulPad Great news; 10% discount on mid-week stays at Gorsey Meadow Camping, Norfolk when mentioning "SoulPad" - your very own private glamping meadow! Brilliant. http://soulpad.co.uk/offers/gorsey-meadow
  • 30738753_10155043863895666_4995215517884457050_n SoulPad It was quite surreal when our camping neighbours set up a mini pool table in their camp! What's the weirdest thing you've seen taken camping?
  • SoulPad
  • SoulPad Looking forward to exhibiting here this year, maybe see you there?
  • 28058475_10154920299110666_5439799346878515000_n SoulPad We're all set & ready to recruit! We're looking for a splendid Admin Assistant to join our Norfolk based team. More details here: http://soulpad.co.uk/news/job-vacancy Please share.
  • 27752398_1690568147649248_878568769630747912_n SoulPad Set your reminders! Our camping pals over at Belair le Camping, Dordogne, France feature in Channel 4's ‘A New Life in the Sun’ on 5th March at 4pm. Belair le Camping are a great example of a successful startup using SoulPad tents - with a mixture of 5m
  • 27858317_10156106276646873_8828465814923293992_n Elli Ott Setup for the season at Sherwood Forest Faire in Texas.
  • SoulPad We're super-happy to have Vale de Moses Yoga Retreat, Portugal on our offers page. 5% off for fellow SoulPadders here: http://soulpad.co.uk/offers These guys really are at the top of their game. They're 5 star rated here on Facebook and have smashed it o
Join us on Facebook

Twitter

  • ... More testimonials are on our website at https://t.co/ZY1sedehlp. June 19, 2018 13:02
  • "A fantastic product that enhanced the camping experience and created a festival environment instantaneously." - Oxfordshire CC June 19, 2018 13:02
  • It's Testimonial Tuesday. This week's random recommendation is... *drum roll*... June 19, 2018 13:02
  • Thank you gallivanphoto for this pic taken in… https://t.co/6dWgRsG4Iz June 15, 2018 22:06
  • Another great shot from gallivanphoto #soulpad… https://t.co/LVIlvCpWwE June 14, 2018 19:47
  • That settles it, summer has definitely started. https://t.co/KZj2MMiKsV June 14, 2018 13:23
  • ... More testimonials are on our website at https://t.co/ZY1sedehlp. June 12, 2018 13:03
  • "Once again a top service from SoulPad." - Sally H. Bed Down Glamping June 12, 2018 13:02
  • It's Testimonial Tuesday. This week's random recommendation is... *drum roll*... June 12, 2018 13:02
Follow us on Twitter

Instagram

  • Beautiful day, beautiful backdrop. Zion National Park, USA. #nofilter #zion #usa #belltent
  • Essential camping item no. 46: Wig.
  • Thank you @gallivanphoto for this pic taken in Monument Valley, USA.  Tent: @soulpadtents  Styling: @swooneventanddesign  HMUA: @kmcdowellbeauty  Fashion: @bridalsuitebend  Florals: @summerrobbinsflowers  Cake: @foxtailbakeshop  Rentals: @curated_eventren
  • Wow! Look what Peg & Mallet did to our wooden knobs! Credit: @pegandmallettents Image: @pegandmallettents
  • Another great shot from @gallivanphoto #soulpad #belltent taken in the beautiful Zion National Park, USA.  #nofilter Tent: @soulpadtents  Styling: @swooneventanddesign  HMUA: @kmcdowellbeauty  Fashion: @bridalsuitebend  Florals: @summerrobbinsflowers  Cak
  • Sharing this wonderful shot from @gallivanphoto taken in the beautiful Zion National Park, USA.  Tent: @soulpadtents  Styling: @swooneventanddesign  HMUA: @kmcdowellbeauty  Fashion: @bridalsuitebend  Florals: @summerrobbinsflowers  Cake: @foxtailbakeshop
  • Congratulations @hackneyarts on a successful and wonderfully creative event. We love what you do!
  • Bit wet outside today but our canvas is made to survive in this climate. No water getting in here!
  • #spring days are the best!
Our Instagram