The Tipi Company
Behind the Scenes

Victoria Best

We talk to Victoria Best, sales executive at The Tipi Company. I drive new sales for the business and thrive on transforming a client’s concept into reality. I like to get into the nitty gritty […]

Barriers for Every Eventuality

Visitor Management

Barriers for Every Eventuality Red Herring Event Services 07860 950894 From crowd barriers to police met barriers, Red Herring Event Services (Red Herring) provide a range of fencing solutions for any local to […]

Oxygen House


Oxygen House Summer Festival, Devon Product: Ivory white tipis, lighting and furniture Supplier: Tipi Spaces, 01884 277306,, Details: Oxygen House’s Summer Festival, held at Escot Park in Devon, is a private two-day event […]

Reusable Cup

Reusable Cups 101

Make the swap to reusable cups with this ‘how to’ guide from City to Sea’s Refill project. If you want to produce epic events without creating piles of plastic waste, then this is the guide […]


Cost Shifts

METHOD Events’ James Dutton presents a breakdown a typical large-scale festival budget and discusses how things have changed in the last four years. Open Air Business asked me to create a rough breakdown of a […]

torchlight Festival of Camping
Case Studies

Torchlight Festival of Camping

Three nights of camping bliss in a Nottinghamshire forest courtesy of ‘the Friendly Club’. Having celebrated 100 years of its previous end of summer members’ get together, the Camping and Caravanning Club used time off […]

Recyclable Linear System


Fully Recyclable Liner Systems Naked Flame Eco-Tubs 01484 766233 Since 2014, the Naked Flame company ethos has always been to supply products that are constructed from fully sustainable and traceable premium timber as […]

SIP Kits


SIP Kits for Manufacturers and Trade Installers Outerspace Group 01978 254150 Outerspace can offer a fully bespoke glamping SIP Kit design and supply service to both manufacturers and trade installers. If you are […]

Ecological wood model house in empty field at sunset

Business Rates

Rural Planning Co’s Justin Stevenson breaks down business rates for glampsites. Business rates are taxes designed to help fund services in a local authority. The government charges business rates on commercial properties including those used […]

Small Modern Wooden House Exterior

Building Regulations

Teresa Jones gives the low down on construction requirements for glamping accommodation. At what point do Building Regulations kick in for a glamping structure? Any building that is to be used for sleeping accommodation should […]

Dragonfly Camping houseboat
Case Studies

Dragonfly Camping

An off-grid glamping enterprise complete with floating houseboat! We talk to Nicola Carlisle about the incredible off-grid glampsite and campsite her family have created on their Pembrokeshire dairy farm. With a beautiful cabin, houseboat and […]

Mudcontrol Slabs

Flooring & Ground Protection

Petruth Paddocks, Somerset Product: Mudcontrol Slabs Supplier: Mudcontrol, 01536 669630,, Details: Award-winning campsite Petruth Paddocks ( needed a solution to create vehicle access across muddy fields. On a word of mouth recommendation they […]