Glamping and Pre-pitched tent options

Maximise your overnight experiences at our SHAP (FRIDAY) and NORTHALLERTON (SATURDAY) campsites with our Glamping and Pre-erected tent options.

This year we will also be offering solo pods in our larger tents. Camping passes will be need to be purchased for supporters wishing to stay in the tents and gain access to the camp site’s shower and toilet facilities. Our bell tent packages have one Supporter and Parking Pass included. Challenger participants have camping access assured with their participant wristband and do not need to purchase a camping pass.

LET US TAKE THE FUSS OUT OF YOUR ACCOMMODATION NEEDS WITH OUR STYLISH AND SPACIOUS PRE-ERECTED BELL TENTS THAT ARE READY TO WELCOME YOU IN STYLE. DRIVE UP, CHECK IN AND CHILL OUT.

Our bell tents offer room for up to 5 people with 4 inch thick foam mattresses and all bedding available.

Included in each bell tent package is:

  • 2 nights stay – one at Shap, one at Northallerton.
  • One Supporter Camping Pass
  • 5 metre diameter bell tent.
  • Access for one vehicle per tent.
  • Electric 1500W instant fan heater to keep you cosy.
  • Electric supply: To bring safe 230V power to your appliances. Keep your gadgets charged.
  • Lamp for internal lighting.
  • Mattresses: Highly insulating single mattress with a 4 inch premium foam interior and an advanced microporous outer cover, offering comfort, support and warmth.
  • Bedding: fitted sheet, duvet and pillow.
  • Access to the camp site’s showers and toilets.

The sleeping configuration is at your choice using our flexible single mattresses that you can position to your preference on arrival.

Each Supporter requires a Camping Pass to access the campsite. Buy your camping passes either through our ticketshop here or when booking the tent which is available here. These will be sent out to you in the post in the weeks before the event. Parking will be in the Supporters Camping car parking area that is very close to the Bell Tents.  Please check the Essential Event Information document published in the months before the event.

Rat Race The Crossing Bell Tent packages are available in the following layouts:

 

4 person with mattresses and bedding CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Sleeps 4. Includes parking for one car near tent, electric hook up, heater, 4 mattresses and bedding.

 

5 person with mattresses and bedding CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Sleeps 5. Includes parking for one car near tent, electric hook up, heater, 5 mattresses with bedding and pillows, and porch.

Notes and terms:

Upon arrival you will be checked into your bell tent by our camp site staff. They will ask you to complete a check-in form and pay a credit card damage deposit of £100. The £100 damage deposit will be returned after the checkout inspection. Bell tents have a no smoking, no vaping and no pets policy. Parking will be in a car parking area that is close to the Bell Tents but not immediately next to the tent. Please check the Essential Event Information document published in the weeks before the event for further event information. Bell tents have a no smoking, no vaping and no pets policy. A charge may be made to the bill payer if careless customer usage requires bell tents to be repaired or deep cleaned.

Pre-erected dome tents – Up to 3 people

Our compact Dome tent option can take up to 3 people and is our most affordable option for small groups. For this season will be using the Vango Sigma+ which offers a twin flysheet door and additional porch area ideal for storing kit. While snug for 3, this tent offers a great amount of space for pairs or solos. It has enhanced stability and superior fabrics that are waterproof and fire retardant for a dry, safe and comfortable camping experience. These tents have been weather and fire tested to the European standard EN5912.

See below the optional extras to maximise comfort and convenience of your camping experience. See more about this product and to book it please click here

Pre-erected tunnel tents – Up to 8 people

This season we will be using the Vango Capri 800XL AirBeam tunnel tent. Suitable for larger groups who want up to 4 sleeping areas big enough for solos or pairs. It’s great value for groups up to 8 folk. This is a generous, up-to-8 man tent that utilises a vis-à-vis layout, meaning it has two bedrooms positioned at either end of the tent and a large central living area in the middle with plenty of space for kit and head clearance. The bedrooms can have the divider removed to create flexibility for different sleeping layouts. These tents have been weather and fire tested to the European standard EN5912.

Other features include:

  • Entrance has a full mesh door which provides ventilation and keeps bugs out
  • Lights out inner tent – Darker fabric reduces the amount of early morning light
  • Bedroom pockets – conveniently positioned pockets for storing your essentials
  • Toggled inner divider – Flexible options for sleeping or provides increased living space
  • Generous king-sized bedrooms – big enough to fit a double sized airbed or double sleep mat
  • Toggled privacy curtains – Provides privacy when required, can be rolled away when not in use

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING OPTIONAL EXTRAS WHEN HIRING YOUR TENT:

Park Next To Tent

Upgrade to a pitch large enough to accommodate one car. Car pass will be sent out pre-event with instructions on how to gain access.

500mm Comfort Sleep Mat with Pillow

The luxurious Comfort 5 range of self-inflating sleeping mats offers unrivalled comfort and convenience, featuring 5cm of optimised insulation with a stylish, soft-touch flocked finish on the top-side and a durable non-slip base won’t slip on your inner tent’s floor. Materials used within the sleep mat meet and exceed the European REACH standard, ensuring safe use and peace of mind. A brand new synthetic-filled pillow will be supplied for your use with the sleeping mat.

Electric sockets and heater (Tunnel tents only)

You will gain access to our campsite generator electric supply via a three socket adapter within your tent that has a safety cut-off outside of your tent. This will supply power in line with that of standard 230V camping devices which can be used to run the 1500W fan heater we supply plus other appliances such as phones, laptops and camping (not domestic) kettles.

Vango 3 Season Sleeping Bag – To Keep

Soft touch fabrics and simple design combine to create the Vango Wilderness 350 three Season sleeping bag. Uses synthetic single hole siliconised hollow fibre insulation for increased durability, maximised lofting potential for extra warmth, and retainment of loft in damp conditions. This fantastic value bag is ideal for family campers and festival goers alike. Recommended for use by The Scout Association. Temperature ratings independently measured in accordance with EN 13537:2002 – Extensively tested to meet accurate temperature rating standards Suggested Usage Range Min: 1° (Limit: -2°,Extreme: -18°). Suggested Usage Max: 20°. Max User Height: 190cm. This item will be provided to you upon arrival and will be yours to keep.

 

Solo Pod in Male or Female Shared Tent

This season we will be offering the facility to rent a single Pod using the Vango Capri 800XL AirBeam tunnel tent.  This is a generous, 4 bedroom tent that utilises a vis-à-vis layout, meaning it has two bedrooms positioned at either end of the tent and a large central living area in the middle with plenty of space for kit and head clearance. Each bedroom is  210com x 135cms ad will come with a 5cm thick sleep mat and band new pillow.

These tents have been weather and fire tested to the European standard EN5912. These tents are sold as solo pods only for either men or women so we have a maximum of 4 men or women per tent. Sleeping bags are available to purchase as an extra with your pod booking. The sleeping bag will be available to collect at the campsite and is yours to keep should you wish to.