Steve Backshall Challenge

Steve Backshall Challenge

Adventurer and TV presenter Steve Backshall and his rowing partner George Barnicoat have completed the Devizes to Westminster race in 23hrs, 17mins – beating Steve Backshall’s previous attempt of 24 hours. Blue Forest are delighted to have sponsored the team who have now raised more than £22,000 for the World Land Trust to save rainforest in Colombia.Read More

Blue Forest Support Steve Backshall

Blue Forest Support Steve Backshall

Blue Forest are delighted to be supporting Steve Backshall in the Devizes to Westminster canoe race. The 125m race is probably the toughest thing you can do on two paddles! Steve Backshall and his partner George Barnicoat are taking on this crazy challenge in an effort to protect a section of Colombian rainforest, saving it from logging,Read More

Meet Our Treehouse Architect-cum-Magician

Meet Our Treehouse Architect-cum-Magician

Working for Blue Forest, architect Philip Ryan is able to combine his passion for magic and love for natural building materials into designing fantastical tree-top escapes. Q: Designing treehouses sounds like an incredible vocation, but it’s probably not something you start out studying for. How did you get into the industry? During my architectural studiesRead More

Ways of getting in and out of treehouses

Ways of getting in and out of treehouses

  When treehouses were simple creations that lasted a long summer and could be built in a day, you could climb in and out on a single rope ladder. With a treehouse built to stand the test of time the number of ways to ascend and escape are as broad as the imagination. Here’s aRead More

Meet the Treehouse Architect

Meet the Treehouse Architect

When budding architects graduate from designing childhood play dens to multi-storey buildings, a lucky few get to return to the dreams they harboured in their youth. Blue Forest’s treehouse architect Marc Storms is one of them.  Q: Designing treehouses sounds like an incredible vocation, but it’s probably not something you start out studying for. How didRead More

It’s not just a treehouse. Ten different uses for treehouses & hideaways.

It’s not just a treehouse. Ten different uses for treehouses & hideaways.

Treehouses are not just the makeshift structures we might have tried to put together as a child. They can be so much more than that. From music studios to quiet retreats, treehouses are so flexible (and a little bit magical) that they can be built to perform almost any function. Every treehouse we’ve built atRead More