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Best Bedchair? The Wychwood Tactical Flat Bedchair Review

wychwood tactical bedchair reviewThis week’s tackle review is the popular Tactical Flat Bedchair by carp tackle innovators Wychwood.

After featuring this bedchair in our 9 of the lightest bedchairs on the market guide, we knew this bedchair would be perfect for keeping mobile and ideal for long hauls to the lake.

This review is designed to cover all the features included with this bedchair so you can make a decision if this is the right bedchair for you.

Let’s get started!

The review

One of the biggest benefits to owning the Wychwood Tactical bedchair over any other bedchair on the market, is how lightweight the bedchair really is.

The Tactical bedchair by Wychwood is available in three different sizes/weights, suiting every type of situation and anglers preference. The range includes; Wide – weighing in at 7.5kg, Standard weighs 7kg and Compact weighing in at as little as 6.5kg.

wychwoodbedThe bedchair includes Wychwood’s stylish and unique camo patterned material, which is used throughout their full range of luggage and tackle items.

The bedchair has a built in padded fleece mattress and offers a flat profile design, giving you a great night’s sleep. As well as the mattress, the bedchair includes a built in small padded pillow.

It packs away so compact due to the locking strap included, the locking strap also doubles up as a super convenient carry handle, great for keeping mobile.

wychwood locking strap

The locking strap makes it super easy to fold it away is a hurry, you can fold it away with your sleeping bag still on the bed too, ready to set up in the next swim.

wychwood bedchair under brollyBecause of it’s compact profile and fold away design, it’s perfect for small cars.

If you decide that the compact size option of the Tactical bedchair is the one for you then this will fit under most day shelters/brollies on the market such as the Wychwood solace 60.

It’s lightweight, compact design is ideal for fishing mobile. Whether you’re fishing a lake, river or canal, it definitely suits a lot of different situations.

The bedchair includes simple individual adjustable legs, great for any uneven ground you may come across.

wychwood leg

The sturdy frame creates an extremely flat profile and doesn’t stick out like other bedchairs on the market giving you a good night’s sleep.

Having been developed and tested over many years by the Wychwood pro angling team, the quality definitely shows.

A quick low down of the pros and cons

Below is a quick overview of the pros(the good things!) and cons(the bad things) so you can see if this bedchair is the right one for you.


  • Weighs as little as 6.5kg
  • Compact fold away mechanism
  • Total flat profile for extensive comfort
  • Non-stretch side fixings to reduce sag
  • Quality camo patterned material throughout
  • Comes in 3 different sizes; compact, standard and wide

Cons –

  • A shoulder strap included would of been handy
  • Would be a bonus if a waterproof bedchair bag was included
  • No solid colour option – camo material only
  • To back chair style adjustments – completely flat (does keep the weight down and keeping it completely flat and comfy)

How much is it and where can I find it?

wychwood tactical bedchairWith all the features included plus it’s reasonable retail price, the Wychwood Tactical bedchair is a real winner for most anglers on the bank.

You can usually find this bedchair in most large tackle shops for around £100-£130 but you find it online from sites such as ebay or amazon for a little cheaper.

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  1. W morgan W morgan

    What is the weight limit on the bed,as I am over 24st would it support my weight.
    Look forward to your reply asap.

    • Hey thanks for the comment! I wouldn’t recommend it. After about a year or so of use the bedchair has started to sag and I’ve had to DIY some underneath support using elasticated hooks so not worth the hassle. I would take a look at the Nash Indulgence Wide I’ve heard good thing about it. Hope this helps!

      • Wayne morgan Wayne morgan

        Thanks for that Mike,will take a look at your suggestion.

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