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Tent Showcase: Outwell Virginia 5

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Current Model?
RRP on date added:
Bedroom inners:
Living area groundsheet:
Pitching Style:
5  (more 5 berth tents)
17.10 KG
Fully Sewn-in
In one
Average User Rating:
9.69/10 from 42 reviews

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42 Reviews of the Virginia 5        Showing 41 to 42          Page:   1   2   3   4   5  
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By: Kellymc1  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 13/04/2010

We have just bought one of these tents as a weekend tent and have just used it for a two night break. As a family of 4 this was a good size, not too small but small enough to set up quickly.Within an hour we were completely set up, furniture and all as opposed to the 2 and a half hours it takes with our Montana 6. Again very quick to take down and goes back in the bag with ease. We were fortunate for mild weather so cannot comment on how this tent handles the wind and rain but I am sure it will live you to the usual Outwell reputation.

Overall a fab weekend tent for families with very little stress and arguments :) !
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By: Olly70  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2009   Rating:   Date: 05/04/2010

Just back from our first trip in the new Virginia 5. We needed something for weekend trips that would be quick to pitch and pack away, but still with enough space to sit if the weather was poor. Also something that we could keep warm with a small fan heater.

It was a toss up between this and Vango's Icarus and we decided on the Outwell for 3 main reaons. 1. Outwell have never failed us before. 2. 3000mm HH versus Icarus's 2000 and 3. Mesh on all doors whereas the Icarus only has mesh on the side door.

The tent was up in less than 20 mins and I'm sure it will be quicker again next time. It also came down quickly AND went in the bag with no problems unlike our other bigger Outwell's, which sometimes take a couple of attempts.

The tent is just big enough for a family of 4 for a weekend and would be perfect for couples on longer trips.

The bedroom is split into 2 man and a 3 man section, but the divider can easily be removed to make one large room.

It feels light and airy and has 3 vents at the back to allow air circulation. EHU entry point and a porch to stop rain getting in the side door.

Just one thing missing - no steel upright poles to turn the front door into a canopy, but luckily we took some with us anyway.

Overall we were very pleased with our new baby Outwell and look forward to more short trips in it this year.
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Manufacturer's Description

Exclusive to Yeomans the Virginia 5 is quick and easy to pitch, and provides comfortable sleeping accommodation for 4 to 5 persons in its 3+2 inner tent with divider. Offering generous amounts of living space for the family, this model features the full Outwell Sealed Ground System for maximum comfort and protection from the elements as well as from insects and dirt.

* Persons: 5 People
* Pitching way: Flysheet first or as one
* Flysheet: Outtex 3000 with taped seams
* Hydrostatic head: 3000 mm
* Inner tent: Breathable polyester
* Groundsheet: Sealed Ground System
* Pack size: 30 x 69 cm
* Weight: 17.1 kg
* Recommendation For two-child families and others who want ample room and reliable comfort in an innovative tent.
* Cabins: 2
* Colour: Green
* Floor: Double-coated polyethylene
* Type: Tunnel
* Standing Height: Yes

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