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

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  • 21192438_10212682046197639_1551890584739578519_n David Dolan Davis Loving our new Soulpad 4000 Hybrid-G, best thing ever bought for camping, put it up on my own now in 20 mins with no stress. cant wait to buy my blaze stove ...
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  • 20994322_10155664787494136_1344731078866226572_n Alison Craig First time out with the Soulpad 4000 Ease. We had a thunder and lightning storm yesterday so we chilled out in the tent and did some colouring till it passed
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