Tent Evaluate | Coleman Aspen 4 Household Pole Tent

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In late Autumn we had a final minute lengthy weekend tenting journey at a wonderful little campsite in Shropshire and we took alongside the Coleman Aspen 4 tent. Discover out what we considered it in our newest tent assessment…

Coleman Aspen 4 Tent Review

What’s it?

Coleman Aspen 4 Tent
Anticipate to pay: £250 – £370

Total Score 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)



  • Pitch as one, tunnel tent
  • Tent measurement 3.0 x 4.7 x 2.0 m
  • Pack measurement 66 x 30 x 28 cm
  • Packed tent weight 15.3 kg
  • 4000 mm water column
  • Outer cloth Polyester, PU coated, Fireplace retardant
  • Sewn in groundsheet
  • 190 cm full standing top
  • 5.9 m² sleeping space measurement
  • Fibreglass poles and taped seams
Coleman Aspen 4 Family Pole Tent Review

What we thought

I instantly liked this little tent, although referring to it as ‘little’ might be doing it a little bit of a disservice, as for the two of us it supplied greater than sufficient house. For a small household, notably a household with younger youngsters, this might be a super alternative.

My first correct tent (that wasn’t a tiny 2-person dome) got here from our different favorite household tent model and was similar to this one in measurement and magnificence so it gave me a really nostalgic really feel.

That’s to not say the Coleman Aspen 4 is in any means outdated, it isn’t but it surely’s whereas since I’ve camped in a tent like this and I liked the expertise.

Having primarily used bell tents or AirBeam tents in recent times, going again to a pole tent felt a bit old-fashioned, but it surely’s an effective way of retaining each value and bulk down, and the pack measurement of this tent is absolutely spectacular, best for those who solely have a small automobile or don’t need your tent to take up half of your packing house.

Pitching The Tent

Getting the tent up was tremendous simple. I by no means have a look at directions and at all times consider a tent needs to be intuitive to pitch. The three poles are color coded so it’s easy to pitch and with 2 of us, it took about 10 minutes.

We did need to faff a bit to get the entrance cover to look straight, however we nearly managed it earlier than we gave up and determined tenting bloggers or not, it might do.


We’ve got a big double camp mattress and different tents have struggled with it. I wasn’t certain whether or not it might match, however with the center divider eliminated, it fitted!

We concluded that 4 common single-size SIMs would positively match aspect by aspect contained in the sleeping compartment, although baggage and so on. must be saved within the dwelling space.

There have been 3 lantern hanging factors in strategic areas all through the tent which have been very helpful. My husband is over 6 toes tall and reported good standing head house all through the tent.

We like that within the bed room compartment there’s further air flow, and though we didn’t want to make use of all of the man ropes on our journey which was fully breeze free, there are a lot and all of people who we did use felt sturdy and succesful.

Though we didn’t use the smaller aspect door, it does present additional structure flexibility and likewise added gentle, to what’s already a really gentle and ethereal feeling tent inside.

Tent Options

One massive distinction to the opposite model tent related in measurement and magnificence, is that the Coleman Aspen 4 felt way more premium, although as is at all times the case, it does include a fairly primary set of tent pegs, that are solely actually helpful for superb climate, so investing in additional heavy-duty tent pegs could be advisable.

We very very similar to that the doorways zip absolutely round all sides and may be simply rolled up, and the extra layer of bug mesh too, makes the tent really feel extra premium.

Regardless of us not pitching the tent notably nicely, resulting in pressure on the entrance, the zips have been sturdy and succesful and the sewn-in groundsheet makes the tent a sensible choice for the changeable British climate.


  • Comparatively small pack measurement and fairly gentle for such an enormous tent
  • Spacious and ethereal inside
  • Font and aspect door choices
  • The in-built cover is absolutely useful throughout rain showers
  • It’s fast and intuitive to pitch
  • The bedrooms are fairly darkish regardless of not being full blackout bedrooms
  • I personally actually preferred the color, a shade of darkish jade inexperienced with vibrant lime inexperienced
  • The 4000mm HH did job of retaining us dry throughout some fairly heavy downpours


  • Extra built-in inside storage pockets could be helpful

The decision

Our Score

High quality 4.5/5

Practicality 4.5/5

Appears 4/5

Worth 5/5

Total Score 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

The Coleman Aspen 4 is a superb worth household tent that feels extra premium than the very affordable price ticket would recommend. The in-built cover is extraordinarily helpful, offering shade through the summer time and safety from the weather throughout downpours.

It’s compact when packed down but spacious inside with beneficiant standing head top all through and it makes an awesome tent alternative for {couples} who like a little bit of house or for small households.

DISCLOSURE | Thanks to Coleman who equipped the featured product for us to tent to check in return for our trustworthy opinion. We weren’t paid to put in writing this assessment.

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