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Devon luxury thatched treehouse built as ‘ultimate love nest’

The Treehouse at Deer Park Country House Hotel

Perched between two majestic trees in the enchanting grounds of the exquisite Deer Park Country House Hotel, near Honiton, lies Devon’s first luxury thatched tree house. Perfect for romantic getaways, wedding nights and celebrations, this spectacular treehouse is being billed by the owners as the “ultimate love nest”.

“Boasting stunning views overlooking acres of beautiful gardens and woodland, with deer grazing, there’s nowhere better to wake up following the celebration of a special occasion,” read a statement from the hotel.

Launched earlier this year, this magical treehouse is pretty unique. Hand crafted using the finest materials, including traditional water reed thatch and red cedar cladding, a visit is sure to be a truly memorable experience. Complete with everything you could need for a spiffing evening, the treehouse offers the very best in indulgent accommodation.

It has been designed and constructed by Blue Forest. Renowned for their luxurious treehouses, the Blue Forest team has built hundreds of individual wooden structures around the world. Their portfolio includes everything from fantasy treehouse castles to children’s dens, exclusive treehouse accommodation and custom built eco-classrooms and sustainable buildings.

Mark Godfrey, Managing Director of Deer Park Country House Hotel, said: “We’ve always loved the idea of having a treehouse in the grounds but this has far excelled all our expectations. It is more beautiful than we could have imagined and, with it being the first thatched treehouse in Devon, stands out as somewhere very different and hugely romantic to stay.”

The treehouse is hand crafted using only the finest materials. Image credit: Venetia Norrington
The treehouse is hand crafted using only the finest materials. Image credit: Venetia Norrington

Inspired by the best of British, and celebrating the joys of country living, the Deer Park Country House Hotel is set in 80 acres of magnificent grounds. In addition to the fabulous treehouse, the 18th Century Georgian mansion hotel offers boutique four-star accommodation and a splendid kitchen garden. With fabulous country views, manicured lawns, woodland walks and a riverside trail, you could say that Deer Park has it all.

A leading wedding venue in the South West, the hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships. The impressive country house can accommodate up to 60 wedding guests and up to 130 guests in their elegant custom built marquee. For those who want to tie the knot outdoors, there’s a glorious secluded Secret Garden where couples can say their vows in the whimsical garden amongst delightful wildflowers and captivating woodland.

In addition, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, Loxton’s, offers delicious dishes, marvellous views and inspiring art commissioned by Margaret Loxton. With its enviable reputation for quality, ambiance and attentive service, Loxton’s prides itself on using locally sourced Devon produce, some of which from the Deer Park’s very own walled kitchen garden.

The Treehouse at the Deer Park is just one of many improvements taking place at the Devon country house hotel. Other recent projects include newly decorated bedrooms, the implementation of two bespoke greenhouses in the walled garden and a striking summer house.

A night in The Treehouse at the Deer Park costs from £650, including a first rate dinner and breakfast in the Deer Park Country House Hotel’s double AA rosette award-winning Loxton’s restaurant.

Address: Weston, Honiton, Devon EX14 3PG

Main image above credit: Venetia Norrington