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The best treehouse stays

Our pick of luxury self-catering up in the trees

Woodland escapes

When you picture a treehouse, the first thing that likely comes to mind is the rustic play space that most children dream of. But these wooden hideaways aren’t just for little ones – when it comes to accommodation for a get-away-from-it-all holiday, it doesn’t get much better than a luxury treehouse.

Here are seven of the best treehouse stays in the UK for an enchanting escape.

Chewton Glen, New Milton, Hampshire

Nestled on the edge of the New Forest, Chewton Glen’s famous treehouses are perfectly self-contained and combine peaceful privacy with all the luxuries you would expect from a 5-star hotel. Daily breakfast hampers are available, as is room service should you prefer.

Mallinsons Woodland Retreat, Holditch, Dorset

The three spectacular treehouses at Mallinson’s Woodland Retreat are undoubtedly the jewels in this adults-only site’s crown. Choose between Dazzle, Woodsman’s and Pinswheel, all of which come complete with a king-size bed, wood-burning stove, and hot tub.

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa, Durham, County Durham

Built on stilts, the luxury treehouses at Ramside Hall are set in tranquil woodland adjacent to the 18th fairway of hotel’s Prince Bishops golf course. Expect lavish interiors and first-rate amenities – the treehouses are also pet-friendly, so every member of the family can enjoy a taste of luxury.

The Fish, Broadway, Worcestershire

This back-to-nature country hotel in the Worcestershire countryside is home to three beautiful treehouses, each of which are wrapped around a large oak tree. Take in the views from the decking area, where you’ll find two heated outdoor baths fitted with an intercom button for room service.

The Treehouse, Longhorsley, Northumberland

The luxury treehouse at Beacon Hill Farm sleeps two and makes the perfect venue for a Northumbrian holiday with a difference. Open the electric curtains from the king-size bed and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic scenery.

The Treehouse, York, North Yorkshire

This latest addition to Wolds Edge’s characterful accommodation is the ideal setting for a romantic getaway. The Treehouse sleeps two in an open-plan bedroom that’s bathed in natural light. Cosy up in front of the log-effect fire after a dip in the hot tub, which is located on the elevated private decked area.

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight

Woodside Bay’s idyllic Treehouse sleeps two in a spacious studio-style living area. With features including a log burner, private hot tub, monsoon shower and all the home-away-from-home comforts you could wish for, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better retreat for a relaxing getaway.

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