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Stay in a treehouse to connect with nature and your inner child.

A treehouse is a structure built in the branches of a tree, among the treetops or attached to a tree. Traditionally used as a playhouse for children, treehouse stays have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more people are looking to reconnect with nature and enjoy the beauty of being up in the trees.

What is a treehouse?

Tree houses can be made from anything but are typically constructed with wood, rope and canvas, making them eco-friendly and sustainable. These unique structures, which are usually built in trees, can range from basic and rustic to luxurious and modern. Depending on the size and design, they can accommodate anywhere from one to eight people at once. Treehouse stays often come with a variety of amenities such as fire pits, outdoor showers, decks, balconies, jacuzzis or saunas.

Treehouse stays UK provide an unforgettable experience that can be enjoyed by couples or families alike. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or an adventurous family vacation, treehouse glamping is sure to make an unforgettable experience.

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Find the right type of tree house for your next getaway!

Treehouse Hut

These huts use basic designs and resemble common children’s tree houses in gardens. Treehouse huts are built with the tree itself as structure and support. This treehouse hut in Denmark in a pine tree is a good example, as is Cabane Uthendo in France.

Treehouse hut in Denmark

Bird’s Nest Tree House

Built on a large platform with the tree in its center, these treehouses are well incorporated in the tree structure. This bird’s nest treehouse in France is built on a large platform high up in a tree.

Birdsnest treehouse in France

Treehouse chalet

A larger and more luxurious version of the treehouse hut usually includes glamping facilities such as an equipped bathroom and kitchen. Sometimes they’re complete houses. This treehouse chalet in Norway beds 6 people Fosstopp Treknatta and the Charlet tree house Bþmlo even has a suspended queen size bed.

Treehouse charlet

Stilts tree houses

Stilt tree houses are built on stilts to better support the structure in the treetops. This makes it easier to build large structures high up in the trees or are suitable if the woods have small trees, as it provides extra structural support. This 10-meter-tall treehouse in Norway has the support of stilts, as does this treehouse in a low walnut forest.

Treehouse on stilts above the trees

6 Reasons We Love Treehouses

Unique round treehouse in the woods

1. Every Tree House is Unique

Every treehouse holiday UK is unique because all tree houses are different. Tree house stays are unusual DIY projects and not one looks like the other – each shape depends entirely on the tree they’re built in. Many people that stay in treehouses simply want to escape the normal and try something different.

Person walking into a treehouse built into nature

2. Connect With Nature

Living in a tree feels like a natural thing to do. They offer shelter and are the natural habitat of many animals. You’ll likely have birds and squirrels as neighbors. You doesn’t get much closer to nature than on a treehouse holiday among the trees.

Girl relaxing on the balcony of a treehouse

3. Away from Everyday Life

Tree houses provide a great way to reset and recharge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life – because, well, you're high up in a tree amidst green leaves. Some treehouse stays UK might have heating, electricity, or even Wi-Fi, but they still offer a more low-key living experience.

Person sitting on the roof of a treehouse

4. Unleash Your Inner Child

Who hasn’t wanted a treehouse at some point in their childhood? Staying in a treehouse will help bring some of that childhood nostalgia back into your life. And if you’re traveling with kids, they’ll love the stay too!

Views from a treehouse out to the sea

5. Get the Best Views

When you’re high up in a tree, you’ll experience some of the most incredible views of the surrounding landscapes. As mentioned before, you can also get a better look and experience all the animals that surround you.

Calm afternoon alone in a treehouse

6. Complete Privacy

Tree house stays offer privacy and shelter from anything at ground-level. Whether you book a treehouse stay for a romantic getaway or family trip, you will appreciate being high up in the trees.

Frequently asked questions about staying in a Treehouse

Where can I stay in a treehouse?

Treehouses are especially common in Norway and France, while there are also a few in Denmark, Sweden, and Portugal. See all locations with tree houses.

What is the average cost of staying in a treehouse?

The average cost of staying in a treehouse is €200 per night. During the high season during annual holidays and summer, the prices usually increase to an average of €70 per night. The cheapest season for staying in a treehouse is during November, with an average of €175 per night for a weekend stay.

What to bring when staying in a treehouse?

Bring warm clothes, good shoes, toiletries, and games or other entertainment. It can get a little colder up in a tree. Use a backpack and pack as light as possible if you’re going to have to climb up. Depending on the facilities offered in the treehouse, you may need to bring your own towels, linens, and cleaning supplies. If the listing doesn’t mention what’s included, ask the owner before your arrival.

Is it safe to stay in a treehouse with kids?

Depending on the external structure and as long as some safety precautions are followed, it's safe to stay in a treehouse for kids that are 6 years of age and older. Due to the height that the structure may have, adult supervision is recommended while on the deck or near windows.

Are tree houses bad for trees?

Large trees can often support the additional weight of a tree house. Whether tree houses harm a tree largely depends on the way that treehouses are designed and built onto the tree. When done right, tree houses are low-impact structures with little environmental impact.