Playhouses For Kids
However, maybe you are restricted with the space you can allocate to a new playhouse. Therefore, if you are looking for a smaller unit, that might squeeze into a smaller garden take a look through our wendy house
range. With veranda
and porch options available you can create additional space for your children to fully enjoy the outdoors.
If you have a larger garden space, or are looking for a big wooden playhouse, then our two storey options provide the perfect place for hosting sleepovers, or garden parties. Alternatively our log cabin playhouses
, give that extra bit of luxury, why not turn it into a games room, or even transform the playhouse into a comfy snug area.
Types of Playhouses
Wooden playhouses offer your kids with a naturally playful place to spend their time. In a fun wooden playhouse your kids are able to be whoever, or whatever, they want to be. Constructed with solid tongue and groove panels there's no obvious reason as to why your kids would want to spend time anywhere else.
Log Cabin Playhouses
A log cabin playhouse provides your kids with a high quality playhouse to run away with their imagination. Carefully planned out to provide maximum entertainment for your kids, as soon as they enter a log cabin playhouse, they may never want to leave. Infact, from one gaze at the beautifully crafted doors and the multi-room designs, you may even want one of your own. Some log cabin playhouses are available with cottage style windows and that's not all, you can even include shutters and flower boxes to give the playhouse the classic charm as many old houses. This could even be a great way to get your children into gardening as you can give them the task of watering their own flowers on a daily basis. They may even loving it so much they'll do the whole garden for you!
A Wendy House is likely to be one of the more well known styles of playhouses. This is as it is a term that has been around for a long time. With the original being built for Wendy in the story Peter Pan. Wendy houses can be a fun and safe place where children are able to make the most of being outdoors. Most noticeable by their classic verandahs and opening gates that welcomes any child who enters, it is no wonder why wendy houses are still popular today.
In the aim of ensuring ultimate strength, our wendy houses are made using 11mm thick, interlocking panels that help the outdoor building stay strong, whilst keeping out the rain. This is known as Tongue and Groove fittings.
A tower playhouse could be the perfect choice for large or growing families. Despite the raised floor, tower playhouses offer a safe environment in which your children can be free to play and express themselves. It may also excite them knowing they have their own space in which their parents cannot easily access! Also available with a slide for added fun, this playhouse could easily become your kids fairytale castle playhouse, spaceship or secret hideout.
Two Storey Playhouses
Our two storey playhouses are designed to fit in with the more traditional style with the apex roof and Georgian windows. Designed using pre-engineered tongue and groove panels, the two storey playhouses are bound to last and provide your children with a safe play area as they utilise our strongest design. The Georgian style windows are also styrene which means they are highly unlikely to shatter even during the pirate battle or superhero vs villain fights. They also help provide the necessary sunlight to help the kids see their arts and crafts, and not forgetting helping the princesses get ready!
The two storey design, accessible by an inbuilt wooden step ladder allows your kids to feel as if they have their own little house. Deck it out with a pretend kitchen and in no time, you will be attending a pretend dinner party, complete with dolls!
Cottage Playhouses can be the ideal environment for your children or grandchildren to entertain themselves in. The traditional design of a cottage playhouse features barn doors, traditional crossed windows, flower boxes and even picket fences. This can give the children the opportunity to imagine they are living somewhere in the countryside where it is peaceful and is surrounded by beautiful scenery. With cottage playhouses available in different sizes and one storey or two storey, there is bound to be an option to suit every style of garden.
To many parents the thought of your kids being in their own tiny house, may be a daunting thought. That's why we highly recommend adult supervision whenever one of our playhouses are used. However, in case this is not possible it may be reassuring to become aware of the fact our playhouses are safety tested to British standards BS-EN71 for domestic use. We also suggest keeping the playhouse at least 2m clear from structures or any obstructions. But, please bare in mind that our playhouses are not suitable for children aged under 36 months, especially as there may be small parts which could be potential choking hazards, there is often a maximum user weight of 50kg, and they are for outdoor use only.
Can I Build the Playhouse Myself?
If you are put off purchasing a playhouse by the thought of having to assemble the playhouse yourself, it may be reassuring to know that you are more than likely to be capable of building it yourself. This is due to the fact that most of our playhouses make use of a modular design for ease of assembly. Realistically, it should only take a few hours to put together as long as there is a minimum of two people contributing to the build.
And if you don't believe us, hear from our customers directly, with our series of customer playhouse stories. They will inform you about their personal shopping experience, their experience assembling the playhouses as well as how they decided to decorate their new playhouse.
Take a look for yourself!
The BillyOh Bunny Max Playhouse Stories
BillyOh Bunny Max Tower Stories
The BillyOh Lollipop Junior Stories
BillyOh Lollipop Max Stories
The BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Stories
BillyOh Bunny Tower Stories
The BillyOh Lollipop Max Tower Stories
BillyOh Peardrop Stories