Bell Tent FAQ

Thanks for your order! Whilst these are a leisure stove rather than a domestic stove, we always guide customers to follow building regulation specifications wherever possible. Obviously our stoves are fitted into many different types of fittings such as tents etc, but for your fitting of the log cabin using a heat shield behind we recommend the following guidelines Stove The Shield should be a min 1.5mm thickness galvanised steel and affixed with non combustible fittings ​ Shield should be open top and bottom to allow flow of air There shall be no protrusions above the shield to prevent air flowing behind the shield If these caveats are met then clearance to combustibles can be reduced to 95mm between stove and heat shield or 65mm Single skin flue pipes When the stove is connected to the chimney via a single skin steel pipe, this must be at least three its diameter (4 inch) from combustible materials. 3 x 4 inch = 12 inch from combustible materials.

Other than the tent – what do I need to buy?
The tent will come with pegs, poles and guy ropes so comes with everything you need to get pitched! You might want to take a mallet with you to help get the...
Thu, 6 May, 2021 at 3:39 PM
Where is a good place to pitch? What conditions are suitable?
So – you’ve got your lovely bell tent and you want to get it pitched in the perfect spot – what do you need to do?  An ideal location is somewhere flat, so...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:03 AM
How should I store my tent?
The key thing is storing the tent somewhere dry! If a tent is packed away damp or stored damp you are risking mould. Whilst the tents have had treatments, l...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:07 AM
I want a stove in my tent – what do I need?
If you are thinking about having a stove in your tent then we’d say choose a tent with a pre-fitted stove hole.  (Don’t worry if you have a tent already wi...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:11 AM
Bell Tent Woodburning Stove kit required
The ideal kit you need is Bell Tent with Fireproof Stove Mate Flue Flap, Woodburing Stove, Heat mat & Flashing kit: Woodburning Stove: ht...
Thu, 6 May, 2021 at 2:48 PM
Which Flashing Kit do I need for my tent?
When picking a flashing kit we always get asked 'Which kit fits my tent?' when really the question is 'Which kit suits my stove?'  W...
Thu, 6 May, 2021 at 3:16 PM
DIY Stove Mate Flap
This kit is designed to offer you one of our Fireproof Stove Mate Flaps if your tent doesn't already have one. This kit the same as what comes in our S...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:22 AM
Can I use a stove in my 3m tent?
We don't recommend stoves for the 3m size due to the space required. The stove needs to be around 50 cm - 60 cm from the back wall and the stove itself...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:26 AM
How do I clean my Bell Tent?
For cleaning your canvas bell tent, the good news is, there are there several methods & products that can help. General Cleaning: Firstly, a...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:19 AM
Which peg should I be using?
All our tents come with 3 types of pegs - Rebar, Rock and Pin.  Rebar - these are the biggest, heaviest pegs - they look like Candy Canes (though not as...
Fri, 7 May, 2021 at 10:24 AM