Been to a fab place today to look at tents and came away thinking that the colorado 7 is the one for us.
We are a family of four (dd 3 and ds 18 months) but we are going on hols with grandparents this year. So was thinking that the versatility of the extra cabin was a great idea for the extra sleeping room, and when its just us we will have more floor space.....
But am thinking that maybe the hartford xl would be a good option now as it has more floor space and that the kids will have more room to play inside if need be?
I was wondering if those of you that have the h xl have a problem with pitch size? and dont want to be limited because of tent size, is it something you have ever come across?
Oh and one more tip, how do I convince DH that its worth spending more than just getting a cheapo tent from blacks or the like?
I have a Hartford Xl and have only used it twice .
Once at a Haven site, after I booked it they tried to tell me I should pay a double pitch fee, but I managed to get out of it
Second time on a farm site, they didn't even ask about the size of it.
I have to say although I thought it looked huge when we put it up in our country park for a trial run , it certainly didn't stand out as being the biggest tent on either site.
Like you we are also a family of four and having a third pod was brilliant. First time both boys had a pod each, ds2 in a travel cot. Second time they were older, so shared one room and we filled the other with rubbish luggage.