It’s time to get closer to nature with a relaxed stay in a lofty timber retreat. No need to rough it though! See our top picks for the most comfortable of stays – sleeping under the stars has never been so glamorous…
PEN Y BRYN, POWYS
Six ancient oak trees cocoon this cosy treehouse which, at 35 feet, provides an uber-chic stay. Designed with comfort in mind, there’s a woodburning stove, steaming hot shower, and a compost loo. It nests with a series of five treehouses (the Living Room collection) built in to a 200-acre woodland overlooking the Snowdonia mountains and accessed by a beautifully carved winding stairway. It’s the perfect base for exploring beautiful Welsh countryside. Sleeps five.
LOST MEADOW TREEPOD, CORNWALL
This quirky bolthole is spherical and sustainable, suspended by cables three metres above ground with a ceiling window for stargazing. Clad in cedar shingles, the lightweight structure has been built with minimal impact on the trees and sturdy design inspiration from early Zeppelin engineering! Scale the sturdy staircase to reach your room in the trees where you’ll find a woodburner, a kitchen hut with a fire circle below the tent and a ground-level hammock for lazy hazy days. There’s even a riverside ‘room’ in a suntrap nearby. Sleeps two.
THE WOODSMAN’S TREEHOUSE, DORSET
It’s the perfect place for romantics and adventurers! Set in a secluded woodland space with uninterrupted views across the tree canopy, this brand new treetop hideaway is made for grown-ups. A stylish combination of sustainable wood craftsmanship using local materials, and bright interiors with a playful touch. Highlights include a sauna and hot tub on the upper spa deck, a revolving woodburner, an open air tree-shower on a second deck and a stainless steel slide. If you want to try other activities, there’s a woodland workshop with craft activities close by, and easy ambles to the spectacular Jurassic Coast. Sleeps two.
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