The best treehouses in the UK are perfect for those that want to escape the modern world and look down at the calm, peaceful world in style.
Sometimes, when you go on holiday, a regular old hotel or BNB just won’t do, perhaps even the best cabins in the UK would be a push?
A holiday should be an adventure and an escape from reality. In order to create an environment that fosters excitement, renting a treehouse just might be the perfect thing to fit the bill.
If you think amazing treehouses are limited to destinations such as Bali, think again. There are plenty of amazing treehouses available for rent in the UK, you just have to search for them.
However, to make your life even easier, we have comprised a list of our 25 best treehouses in the UK. Keep on reading to learn all about them. Some are based just outside the city, and some are hidden amongst the countryside, whatever you’re after, these are the best.
1. Rufus’s Roost
This treehouse’s architecture was inspired by the castles that are common in the area. Nestled deep in the Baxby Manor estate, this two-story treehouse comes equipped with a hot tub, a pizza oven, and even a secret tunnel that leads to a comfy reading nook. You’ll be able to enjoy all that the surrounding nature has to offer through the floor to ceiling windows and large balcony.
2. The Bower Treehouse
This dreamy treehouse is perfect for a couple’s getaway. You’ll feel deeply connected to nature while surrounded by lush vegetation and natural accents such as the stag oak King bed.
And no it’s not Bowser’s Treehouse from Super Mario, if those of you that are into retro gaming are wondering!
They even include bath salts and candles to really help you set the mood. Be sure to take a long soak in the outdoor tub and wrap yourself up in a luxurious fluffy robe before watching the stars in the night sky. A fine cabin for those looking for the best treehouses in the UK and more specifically Somerset.
3. Treetops Treehouse
This multi-story treehouse is nestled in a giant and whimsical oak tree. Only a five-minute walk from the train station, this is the perfect escape to get away from the stressors of the outside world – including your vehicle.
There is a magnificent restaurant called Fox and Hounds nearby. You’ll also find coastline for surfing, a fishing lake, and much more near this treehouse on the Biosphere Reserve.
4. Orchard Treehouse
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The Orchard treehouse really lives up to its name. In the springtime, you can take a soak in the outdoor hot tub on the deck while taking in the sweet scent of the orchard trees blossoming nearby. There are pear trees, plum trees, and cherry trees.
You’ll also find a babbling brook, wild pigs, and so much more nature surrounding you.
5. Hideaway Treehouse at Pickwell Manor
This beautiful treehouse has a curved roof and a cozy but bright and airy feel inside. You can relax in the on-deck hot tub while taking in the views of the ocean.
The little town nearby gives you plenty of options for dining and activities, and the grounds are the perfect place to visit any time of year. We particularly love the fall – as the ground are covered in the most exquisite foliage.
While Lofty may be high in the trees, it certainly isn’t pompous. This simple and modern treehouse will bring you closer to nature and to one another.
This futuristic pod is 30 feet off the ground – reached by a spiral staircase that helps you ascend into the trees. If you are looking for a truly unique experience, Lofty may be the perfect treehouse for you.
7. Sky Den
Sky Den gets its name from its ability to open up the entire roof when the weather is nice in order to sleep under the stars. But, never fear, even if the weather isn’t nice enough to open up the roof, there is plenty to enjoy about this marvelous treehouse.
The wood accents help bring you closer to nature while you enjoy the views from the numerous windows. This is one of the most unique best treehouses in the UK.
8. Trawscwm Treehouse
This treehouse has an on-site masseuse – need we say more? You can relax in the hammock strung up between the stilts of the treehouse or enjoy a relaxing soak in the on-deck hot tub.
Don’t forget to take a picnic up on top of the hill for amazing panoramic views of the countryside.
9. Happenoak Treehouse
Only an hour and a half from London – this treehouse is the perfect weekend getaway from the city life. The giant outdoor tub allows you to live out the perfect romantic retreat.
No need to cook – you’ll find a thatched-roof inn called the Black Bull only half a mile away – serving a locally-sourced menu.
10. Brocklock Treehouse
Location: Dumfries & Galloway
This treehouse is perfect for the quirky couple who love to be close to one another while they have a little fun. This treehouse is completely off-grid and sits on a quaint family farm.
Light plays inside the space beautifully, coming through dozens of tiny little windows. You’ll have a vacation full of relaxation as you take in the sights of the coastline and observe the working farm that surrounds you.
11. Lost Meadow Treepod
For an even more innovative option – check out the Lost Meadow Treepod. The pod is just that – a Star Wars-esque spherical pod nestled in the treeline.
While this space is certainly not for those who crave luxury – it can serve as a memorable getaway for the adventurous.
12. Loft Treehouse at Pickwell Manor
Our second treehouse at Pickwell Manor on this list, the Loft Treehouse has everything you need to escape the world for a few days.
However, you don’t have to stay cooped up inside all day. Try your hand at paddle boarding or surfing, and curl up on the leather sofa with your favourite book once you’re all worn out.
13. Uplands Treehouse
We’ll be honest – one of the things we love the most about this treehouse is the fact that it comes with a herd of friendly alpacas for us to pet.
Our love of alpacas aside, this treehouse comes with floor to ceiling windows to give you amazing views of all the nature that surrounds you.
14. Treehouse at Fernie Castle
This whimsical and dreamy treehouse is built in the midst of beautiful sycamore trees.
You’ll feel like you are immersed in a fairytale – whimsical creatures are even painted on the walls throughout the house.
15. Chewton Glen
This amazing treehouse by Chewton Glen won’t even feel like one once you’re inside. It truly is a luxury hotel on stilts, nestled amongst the trees.
If you want the utmost in luxury while you’re out in nature, this may be the perfect spot for you. Just be prepared to pay upwards of £1,000 for a stay. The picture listed about costs £3,500 to rent…
16. Tree Sparrow House
This tiny little treehouse is just about as charming as it gets. A couple will have everything they need to enjoy a cozy weekend together out in nature. Built to look like a birdhouse this is by one one of the best treehouses in the UK for those that want enjoy bird watching.
Based in Cornwall, it’s filled with wildlife surrounding your cabin amongst the countryside. Inside are all of the necessities needed to stay warm, entertained and full of yummy home cooked food.
17. Bensfield Treehouse
The entrance into this treehouse is part of the adventure in it of itself – you must take a 24-foot rope bridge to reach it. The circular nature of the home means you will be surrounded by beautiful nature everywhere you look.
The Bensfield Treehouse is one for those that want to experience a larger, epic treehouse fit for a family. The bridge, makes the whole treehouse feel away from modern society.
18. The Lake House
This treehouse is the perfect spot for those we look adventure and physical activity. Here, you’ll have access to canoes, mountain bikes, crazy golf, a pool, a zipline, and more.
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19. The Tree House
The amazing views of Scotland as well as the medieval theme of this treehouse will let you unleash your inner Stark and live out the Game of Thrones fantasy you’ve always imagined for yourself.
If you’ve never been to Scotland, this is the change to experience it, one treehouse at a time!
20. Gwdy Hw
You will reach this amazing treehouse by ascending up a dramatic spiral staircase.
This treehouse is hidden away in the mountains and even features a shower fed by fresh spring water.
21. Bagthorpe Tree House
It may be hard to go on the African safari of your dreams, but this treehouse is the next best thing. It’s inspired by African huts, so you can pretend that you’re in your favorite old Hollywood movie.
This amongst the Somerset countryside is perfect, with the city of Bath not far from this treehouse you can experience one of the best cities of the UK.
22. Old Mill Treehouse
This gorgeous treehouse has a wall-mounted tv and a supremely fancy bathroom – so you certainly won’t have to “rough it” when you visit.
However, it is still a grounding and natural experience. Well, as “grounded” as a home suspended in the trees can be, at least.
23. Fair Oak Farm
If you are trying to live more sustainably – look no further. This eco treehouse is made of sustainable timber and is near a farm where they have planted 500 new trees.
Fair Oak Farm know how to host, with local food for you to eat, and great views for you to enjoy. This is a homely, family run businesses in Sussex.
24. Copse Camp, Faraway
This off-grid spot is nestled in the Welsh woodland. It is the perfect spot for those looking to take in gorgeous views while getting away from it all.
25. Woodman’s Treehouse
This is one of the best treehouses in the UK, hands down. Some may say we’ve saved the best until last, but we’ll let you decide.
The Woodsman’s Treehouse is a private experience set high in the tree’s. At £500+ a night this is no budget treehouse, if anything only the wealthy can afford it.
It shows off premium craftsmanship and luxury interiors combined with your very own sauna and a hot tub. This is the the ultimate treehouse for those that want to escape.
So there you have a look at some of the best treehouses in the UK. We’ve added in a wide range of listings from the affordable all the way up to the absurd! Be sure to follow us on Instagram for even more updated on all things cabins and treehouses!