Ackergill Tower, Scotland
Ackergill Tower is home to the largest treehouse in Europe. This secluded hideaway, perched within a spectacular sycamore tree, offers guests a breath-taking 180 degree view of the surrounding woodland and the chance to gaze up at the stars shining through the branches. Guests may also have the chance to watch the northern lights dance in the night sky above them, whilst enjoying a sumptuous home-cooked meal. This idyllic retreat is just 15 miles from the breathtaking scenery of John O’Groats, known for its iconic ‘end of the road’ location on Britain’s north-eastern tip. The destination is a true bucket-list spot to tick off the travel list for a long weekend. Ackergill Tower stands majestically above the rugged shoreline at Sinclair Bay – one of the most remote and romantic settings in the entire British Isles. Steeped in history, the castle is located on a 3,000 acre private estate with dramatic views over the North Sea. Prices start from £195 per night in the treehouse and from £119 in the main castle on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
Chewton Glen offers 12 stunning treehouse suites spread across 130 acres of woodland, gardens and parkland. These opulent hideaways are set 35 feet above the ground and offer guests a truly unforgettable experience. The quintessentially British, privately owned luxury Country House Hotel & Spa, dating back to 1783, is located on fringe of the New Forest just two hours from London and now extends to the edge of the New Forest National Park and down to the Solent coastline. Prices start from £850 per night.
Forest Holidays’ luxurious cabin retreats are spread across nine idyllic locations ranging from deep forest woodlands to the edge of stunning lochs to bright forest meadows. Each treehouse cabin comes complete with cosy under-?oor heating, towering windows with dramatic views and a private outdoor hot tub. Days can be whiled away watching for birds as they flit from tree to tree, relaxing in the hot tub or exploring the surrounding area. Prices start from £198 per night.
Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire
Nestled amongst the woodland of the historic Hothorpe estate in Leicestershire, guests can stay in a beautiful treehouse hideaway for a truly peaceful experience. Perched on stilts and looking over the verdant forest greenery with only the birds for company, this countryside retreat is the perfect place to come and stay with a loved one. Prices start from £210 per night on a B&B basis.
The Woodman’s Treehouse in Dorset provides the ultimate retreat in the woods. It is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is just a short drive away from the stunning Jurassic Coastline. Inside, guests will find a bespoke kitchen, leather armchairs and a rotating fireplace. Outside, the treehouse features an open-air tree shower, a wood-fired pizza oven as well as a hot tub and sauna. For couples looking for somewhere extra special to spend the weekend, The Woodman’s Treehouse will not disappoint. Prices start from £390 per night.
The Sky Den, a visually spectacular countryside sanctuary found in the heart of the Calvert Trust, within the Kielder Water & Forest Park, is a truly remarkable structure. The treehouse has been designed to stand alongside the surrounding nature and guests can open the rooftop of the house to reveal the breathtakingly clear and bright sky above. Just a short walk from the main activity centre of Kielder Water & Forest Park, guests can explore the neighbouring area, take part in watersports or go bird watching. The treehouse sleeps up to four adults and prices start from £150 per night.
The Fox and Hounds Hotel in North Devon is home to a newly opened luxury treehouse, boasting breathtaking views over the fishing lake and grounds of the estate. Families and couples can stay in the treehouse and experience a stay like no other, perched in a magnificent 250 year old oak tree.
The Fox and Hounds Hotel in North Devon is truly tucked away in the heart of the Devon countryside, set on the banks of the River Taw amongst the scenic landscape of the Tarka Trail. Guests can spend the afternoons fishing and clay pigeon shooting, or take a scenic walk around the surrounding forest. Prices start from £265 per night on a self catered basis.
The Living Room, Wales
The Living room is a collection of six rustic treehouses set amidst the trees, blending naturally into the surrounding environment, complete with wood-burning stoves, luxurious beds, natural spring water showers and romantic views across the enchanted forest. With no electricity, the treehouses are lit with landerns, tea lights and lamps to create a romantic and authentic space where guests can truly switch off and unwind.