8 Best Wooden Playhouses For Endless Fun (2020)

With modern technology, it’s hardly surprising that it can be difficult to encourage your children to spend time outdoors. To help you motivate your little ones into spending more time outdoors- getting some fresh air and additional exercise in the process – why not provide them with a place that they can make their own, all within the safety of your garden? A wooden playhouse is key! In this article, we’re going to explore what we believe to be the best wooden playhouses we sell, with our best wooden playhouses being perfect for kids of all ages!

So, read on for help in choosing a playhouse for your garden.

Best Wooden Playhouses: BillyOh Bunny Tower Playhouses

The BillyOh Bunny Tower Playhouses are available with two style options. You can choose from:

  • Tower Playhouse – Tongue & Groove Cladding, raised Tower Design, and available with slide.
  • Max Tower Playhouse – 4×4 Tower Apex Playhouse, T&G Cladding, 4 Styrene glazing windows, and with a slide option.

The Bunny Tower and Tower Max playhouses are both available in 4×4 size, which creates a spacious interior for your children to play in and enjoy. The apex roof also provides a generous amount of headroom to the Tower playhouse, creating more space while helping to protect your children from accidents. On the other hand, it contributes to the spacious area available inside the Bunny Tower.

Both units are also built using Tongue & Groove panels, providing a secure and stable structure which is built to last. The panels interlock, creating a smooth finish which enhances the style of the playhouse.

Even better, each of the these best wooden playhouses include 11mm Tongue and Groove flooring, providing a solid underfoot for the playhouse which is perfect for domestic use. Plus, a green mineral roofing felt provides a protective covering for the playhouse.

Lastly, both playhouses include a 2 step ladder, making it easy for your children to get up and down to the tower. The playhouse is also available with a slide, providing a fun way for your children to get down from the tower. This is another great feature for them to enjoy!

1. BillyOh Bunny Tower Playhouse (Price: £428.00)

BillyOh Bunny Tower Playhouse
BillyOh Bunny Tower Playhouse

The BillyOh Bunny Tower Playhouse has been designed in a tower-style with a traditional cottage design, which provides your children with views of your garden from the raised house and platform. 

As we value the safety of our customers, we made sure that the platform is fitted with a fence which goes around the edge to keep your children safe whilst they play.

One of the outstanding features that the Bunny tower has is the natural lighting it provides, thanks to the windows attached around the playhouse! It welcomes natural light in, which makes the area bright and airy.

Available size/extra options:

  • £428.00 – 4 x 4 Bunny Tower Only
  • £474.00 – 4 x 4 Bunny Tower with Slide

2. BillyOh Bunny Max Tower Playhouse (Price: £455.00)

BillyOh Bunny Max Tower Playhouse
BillyOh Bunny Max Tower Playhouse

The BillyOh Bunny Max Tower Playhouse makes a wonderful addition to any garden setting! Not only does it provide a fantastic space for children to relax and play in, but this playhouse has a whole host of fantastic features.

Optional extras such as the slide further enhance its appeal. And with its T&G construction, it’s guaranteed to be enjoyed by your children for many years to come! There is protective fencing included, which goes around the perimeter of the platform to keep your children safe while playing. On the other hand, the ladder provides a safe way up to and down from the tower.

Natural light and the spacious interior are the other features that we’re especially proud of when it comes to the Bunny Max Tower. Natural lighting is much better than artificial lighting, and the four windows allow sunlight to come inside. Meanwhile the apex style roof allows for increased headroom when inside, creating more space and helping to protect your children from accidents.

Available size/extra options:

  • £455.00 – 4 x 4 Bunny Max Tower Only
  • £485.00 – 4 x 4 Bunny Max Tower with Slide
  • £539.00 – 4 x 4 Bunny Max 2020 Tower Only
  • £569.00 – 4 x 4 Bunny Max 2020 Tower with Slide

Best Wooden Playhouses: BillyOh Lollipop Playhouses

1. Lollipop Junior Tower Playhouse

BillyOh Lollipop Junior Tower Playhouse
BillyOh Lollipop Junior Tower Playhouse

For endless hours of fun, why not buy the BillyOh Lollipop Junior Tower Playhouse, designed with your child in mind. This popular playhouse is the ideal space for your children to relax and play in all year round.

Made from a solid tongue and groove construction, this playhouse is designed to last. With a safe and stable structure, you can have peace of mind while your little ones have hours of fun. Featuring a stylish cottage and an optional slide for additional excitement, this is a playhouse that is customisable and adaptable to any garden.

And just to ensure your child’s safety, we’re happy to say the windows are glazed with a durable styrene, making them less likely to shatter, adding an additional level of protection to your child’s new favourite activity space.

Sizes available:

  • 6×5 Lollipop Junior Tower – £659.00
  • 6×5 Lollipop Junior Tower with Slide – £695.00

2. Lollipop Max Tower Playhouse

BillyOh Lollipop Max Tower Playhouse
BillyOh Lollipop Max Tower Playhouse

The BillyOh Lollipop Max Tower Playhouse is designed with your child in mind. If they want to be king or queen of the castle, they will love the tower style model, perfect for making them feel on top of the world with fantastic views of your garden from the raised house and platform.

The Lollipop Max Junior Playhouse is also made with safety in mind, as it’s fitted with a protective balcony fence to finish off the cottage structure in style, and a 3-step easy access ladder that is great for climbing up and down from.

Another amazing selling point of this playhouse is its show stopping slide and wide opening door feature, which will let in heaps of light throughout the day, to truly bring sunshine indoors.

Sizes available:

  • 6×7 Lollipop Max Tower – £849.00

Best Wooden Playhouses: BillyOh Gingerbread Playhouses

The BillyOh Gingerbread playhouse comes with in different sizes:

  • Junior – A single storey playhouse that is perfect for those with smaller gardens.
  • Max – A two-storey playhouse with an extra bunk option, ideal for those with a more spacious garden.

Both are built using Tongue & Groove panels, providing a secure and stable structure which is built to last. The panels interlock, creating a smooth finish which enhances the style of the playhouse.

And to further enhance the overall aesthetic of the playhouse, the Junior and Max offer a picket fencing option. The picket fence provides your children with an area where they can store their toys while at the same time, keep the garden nice and tidy.

While both sizes feature almost the same qualities, we’ll break down each of their unique feature that you may be interested in, and why we believe these to be two of our best wooden playhouses. Let’s start with the Gingerbread Junior.

1. BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Playhouse (Price: £439.00)

BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Playhouse
BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Playhouse

What makes this playhouse a perfect choice for gardens with limited space is its small and compact design. 

Providing a showcase for the traditional cottage style, the BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Playhouse can add a contemporary feel to your garden, but it also can resemble a cottage from a children’s fairytale, adding a little sparkle to your child’s mini magical palace.

The playhouse has been designed to provide the best possible indoor area for your children to enjoy, right in the safety of your garden. Available in a sizeable 6ft x 4ft size, it offers plenty of space where your children can play, relax and enjoy hours of fun.

Plus, it features two fixed windows, allowing natural light to enter and create a bright area for your children to enjoy. The windows are glazed with styrene glazing. This is a durable and easy to clean alternative to traditional glass. Not to mention, a much safer option.

As for the attached stable door, it can be split to let more light and fresh air in, which helps to make the interior as comfortable as possible for your children.

2. BillyOh Gingerbread Max Playhouse (Price: £619.00)

BillyOh Gingerbread Max Playhouse
BillyOh Gingerbread Max Playhouse

The two-storey Gingerbread Max Playhouse offers a tall and spacious interior area, making it a perfect choice for large garden settings! To further enhance the overall design, this playhouse comes with an extra bunk option.

The extra bunk adds a new level to the inside of the playhouse, while at the same time, creating extra space for your children to play and enjoy.

Just like its Junior counterpart, this playhouse has been designed in a traditional cottage style, resembling a cottage from a children’s fairy tale – adding a traditional feel to any garden.

Best Wooden Playhouses: BillyOh Annex Log Cabin Playhouse (Price: £2009.00)

BillyOh Annex Log Cabin Playhouse
BillyOh Annex Log Cabin Playhouse

What makes the BillyOh Annex Wooden Playhouse a one of a kind log cabin playhouse is that all of the details featured in this outbuilding have been carefully considered to provide the maximum amount of fun for your children. The Annex makes for a unique and exciting playhouse area that will look incredibly good in any garden setting, all while enhancing your children’s outdoor playtime.

The stand out aspects of this playhouse are the multi-room and two storey design features! The multi-room design creates an exciting feature for children, as they can wander around different spaces of their own unique playhouse.

A playhouse with multiple rooms offers siblings their own spaces to keep their toys separate! However, if collaboration is their thing, then they can create a mini kitchen where they can enjoy pretending to cook and prepare food. 

The raised bunk feature offers a snug and cosy hideaway for your little ones to read and relax in.

Other features to look out for:

  • Solid 19mm Interlocking Construction – The Annex Playhouse is constructed using our incredibly popular tongue and groove technique. The 19mm T&G boards provide the playhouse with a sturdy and robust build.
  • Tongue and Groove Floor and Roof – A tongue and groove floor is included with the Annex Playhouse. T&G floor provides a strong foundation because of its durable interlocking construction.
  • Five cottage style windows including shutters and flower boxes – The playhouse comes with five sets of shutters and four window boxes which all add charm and character to the build. The flower boxes look great planted up with flowers, and your children will have fun watering them!

Best Wooden Playhouses: BillyOh Childs Log Cabin Playhouse (£409.00)

BillyOh Childs Log Cabin Playhouse
BillyOh Childs Log Cabin Playhouse

The Child’s Log Cabin Playhouse has been designed in a single storey cottage style that will make your child feel like they’ve been transported to the house from their favourite story. Built using high-quality materials and timber, this playhouse will provide hours of fun!

The cottage style door includes a built-in window, enhancing the traditional feel of the playhouse while at the same time, allowing natural sunlight to enter through the building.

The playhouses use 19mm thick Tongue and Groove panel construction, maximising the structural integrity of the building. The sheet flooring is moisture resistant, protecting it from water damage. It also has a smooth finish which is perfect for your children to play on. Meanwhile, the premium green mineral roofing felt gives the building substantial protection from the elements. 

Why You Should Trust Us at Garden Buildings Direct

Garden Buildings Direct is a leading manufacturer and seller of garden buildings; be it sheds, log cabins, summerhouses, playhouses and more. We invest huge amounts of time and manpower into ensuring our products are the very best they can be, whilst maintaining prices that allow our customers to always feel happy in spending relatively little for such an excellent product.

Because of this, we like to think that we know a thing or two about wooden playhouses, and feel confident in saying that the above playhouses are our absolute best wooden playhouses – so are absolutely worth checking out!

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