Editor’s Choice

Ten of the Best UK Treehouse Stays

6 March 2019

Who doesn’t love a treehouse? No matter how old you are, there’s something about living amongst the leaves that brings out everybody’s playful inner child.

Maybe it’s the joyous birdsong that greets you every morning, maybe it’s the prospect of a day of den-building in the woods, or maybe it’s that delicious feeling of leaving hectic everyday life well and truly behind.

The UK is chock-full of rural hotspots that make treehouse living a true fairytale pleasure. Think long, green stretches of farmland, magical ancient forest oaks, and acres of whispering tree-lined gardens.

Better still, there’s no need to rough it. We’ve hand-picked our Ten of the Best UK Treehouses not only to sprinkle some childhood magic, but also because they’re packed with creature comforts that make a holiday complete.

So ifyou’re ready for some fresh-air adventure, come and scale new heights right here!

Main image: Cedar Hollow Treehouse, Oxfordshire

Tree House Retreats

Midhurst, West Sussex, England
Escape the everyday in the most beautiful way, in a luxurious, dog-friendly treehouse set amongst ancient estate woodland at the heart of the South Downs National Park.
Bedrooms: 1 per treehouse
Sleeps: 4
£250 / night

Blackberry Wood

Streat, Sussex, England
You may think you know glamping, but you haven't seen anything like Blackberry Wood - the only place a helicopter, a London bus, a cabin and a caravan sit in the shadow of fairytale treehouses.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-4 per unit
£45 / night

Yggdrasil Treehouse

Morebath, Devon, England
A magical Scandi-style treehouse-for-two, complete with its very own fairy-lit hot tub, dreamily surrounded by pure Devon nature that's achingly close to Exmoor.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£315 / night

Uist Forest Retreat

North Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Reconnect with nature from the comfort of a rustic treetop cabin, set on the wild and exceptionally scenic ‘edge of Britain'.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps: 2 per cabin
£910 (7 night)

Hideout Treehouse

Hartland, Devon, England
An Insta-worthy, dog-friendly treetop haven with a private terrace and a gleaming copper bathtub (that can be moved inside or out!) dreamily nestled in 20 acres of picture-perfect Devonshire countryside.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£360 / night

Wolf Wood Treehouses

Bratton Clovelly, Devon, England
Come and live the high life, in a luxury hand-built treehouse, beautifully nestled amongst soothing Devon woodland.
Bedrooms: 1 per treehouse
Sleeps: 2 per treehouse
£285 / night

Ravendere Retreats Treehouse

Ilfracombe, Devon, England
Seriously grown-up glamping, in a luxury treehouse set in a North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£427 / night

Glenshee Treehouses

Glenshee, Perthshire, Scotland
Two sumptuous, architect-designed treehouses secluded on the edge of Scotland's stunning Cairngorms National Park.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 2
£225 / night

Cedar Hollow@The Oaks

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Relive your favourite childhood fairytales in an enchanting Oxfordshire treehouse with Narnia right on the doorstep.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
£150 / night

Rewild Things Treehouses

Elmore, Gloucestershire, England
Six master-crafted “pods of dreams”, each one styled to perfection and secluded on an ancient Gloucestershire country estate that’s completely dedicated to nature.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
£250 / night


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