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The tree house at Alnwick Gardens is one of the biggest I know of (not that I know of many, except that mad one in Tenessee) and is made from  sustainably sourced Canadian cedar, Scandinavian redwood and English and Scots pine. It has a well-reviewed restaurant doing local fare, and has wobbly rope bridges to cross. There’s also a lunch place called The Potting Shed in the top part of the tree house.

Tree House, or Village really.





view from one of the wobbly walkways.


There’s also a lake with a pair of swans, the Lady Swan was nesting



The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note. 


The Alnwick Garden website is if anyone is looking to go there.

All photo’s can be clicked so you can go large and see more 🙂



34 comments on “Alnwick Garden ~ April 2018~ Part 5 ~ bits and bobs

  1. beetleypete says:

    Didn’t know about the tree house restaurant. I like the owl and the pussycat in the boat though.
    Great shots as always, FR.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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    1. Thanks Pete, not sure how long it’s been there.

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  2. Jay says:

    Oh wow, I’m sort of enamored with the tree house!

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    1. Haha no you have so much more scenery than us!

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  3. April Munday says:

    I think it’s just the bare trees, but the treehouse looks just a little creepy to me. I love the owl and the pussycat, though.

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    1. Ah it was lovely really, the restaurant looked good too. Cheers April.

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  4. ortensia says:

    The tree house is absolutely amazing but the whole gardens are really a must to go place.thank you for sharing

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    1. Glad you enjoyed them!

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  5. What a wild place!! I want to go hang out in a giant treehouse! … Hell, I want to BUILD a giant treehouse! 👍😄🌳🌳

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  6. Cool looking tree house restaurant. Amazing that the trees can sustain it.

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    1. It seems built to last!

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  7. M.B. Henry says:

    Wow would love to visit there. Wonderful pictures!

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  8. Wow!🤤 That photo of the sky is to die for!❤❤❤

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    1. Thanks Book’em xxx

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      1. You’re welcome and I would like a print for my living room!😀💙 Jk. I can admire them from afar and maybe print them with some change at Wal-Mart! Lol. I swear you can do anything at Wal-Mart!😜

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        1. You can have a print, I’ll send you the high res file of any pic you want. Dunno if you have it over there but theres an ap for free prints where you order them from your phone, of course they’re only postcard size but you can order bigger for not much money. I think you can have 45 free ones a month.

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          1. Post card size for free is awesome!!!!😊😊😊 Yay!!! My email is I will have to look over your beautiful art gallery more!😘💙

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          2. The app is called, FreePrints, (not very original haha but does what it says on the tin).
            All my pictures are at


          3. I looked for it and didn’t see it! I will look on my other device! The app name is hilariously captain obvious!❤😁

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          4. I don’t have an iPhone, my friend!😱

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  9. steviegill says:

    That tree house looks very cool, I so want to go now! Great shots.

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    1. It is gorgeous, I checked the restaurant menu and prices, and they are pretty gorgeous too if you have a gorgeous wallet and income!

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      1. steviegill says:

        Isn’t it always the case!

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  10. Pit says:

    Now that treehouse really is something. Alnwick has always been on my bucket list – and now even more so.

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    1. The treehouse is amazing, would love to to go the the evening restaurant there.


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