ASHLIE & LOREN
Rent A Tent is a family run business based in Edinburgh. It was launched in 2019 by sisters Ashlie and Loren.
The business was born from their passion for adventure and love for camping around Scotland.
From personally travelling extensively, they really enjoy the flexibility that camping brings as it allows you to fully experience the true beauty of Scotland in some of the most remote places. Ashlie and Loren also enjoy the social aspect of exploring unique places and meeting new people.
As environmentalists, we wanted to do something to help reduce singe use plastics in the form of ‘disposable tents’, which have unfortunately become popular. We hope to help reduce these by keeping our prices low to encourage people to reuse and leave the environment with a little less non biodegradable waste.
Our aim is to encourage visitors to discover Scotland like we have with as little hassle as possible and as environmentally friendly as possible.
Please remember to dispose of any rubbish responsibly when camping.
HOW IT STARTED
We noticed a pattern forming when we asked people what they wanted to do whilst in Scotland. The answer we kept hearing was “to get out of the city and discover the real Scotland”.
Many expressed their desired to reconnect with nature by camping in remote areas of our beautiful country. After lending our own equipment to friends and family so many times we saw an opportunity arise to start this business and begin to provided visitors with camping equipment for their travels.
“I hate all those weathermen, too, who tell you that rain is bad weather. There’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing, so get yourself a sexy raincoat and live a little.”
(Billy Connolly, Scottish Comedian and Actor)