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9 best Playhouses for kids 2022: Fun wooden Wendy Houses & luxury garden playhouses

If you’ve got kids, a Wendy house is a garden must have!

If you have children a playhouse is a garden must-have. There are even some fabulous indoor ones available that are perfect for playrooms. There’s nothing better than having your own little den to play in – and some of them are absolutely jaw-dropping!

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If you want to get your own Wendy House for your kids then keep scrolling, we’ve rounded up the best you can buy online

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Best wendy houses for kids

Smoby kids playhouse on stilts, £396.99, Amazon

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Number of kids: 1-4

Material: Plastic

Dimensions: 260 x 160 x 197 cm

Age: three years and up

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

This playhouse is perfect for anyone who’s ever wanted a treehouse but doesn’t have a tree to put it in! Parents have hailed it as a lockdown life saviour and reported that it takes around two hours to assemble.  It’s made of plastic, so depending on what’s inside it, a bit of rain isn’t going to be a problem for this playhouse.

Djeco fabric playhouse, £59.50, Jojo Maman Bebe

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Number of kids: 1-3

Material: Plastic frame and fabric walls

Age: 3 years and up

Dimensions: 100 x 105 x 73cm

Water resistant? No

Requires assembly? Yes

No garden space? No problem. This easy-to-assemble fabric tent looks fab in a playroom – it’s decorated to look like a country cottage, complete with plant pots, opening flap door and house cat. Add a blanket and pillow and you have the perfect nap spot! Parents have praised this one as being sturdy, the perfect size (adults can even sit inside without bumping their heads) and having gender-neutral decorations.

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Smoby garden house playset, £300, Selfridges

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Number of kids: 1-3

Material: Plastic

Age: from 2 upwards

Dimensions: 135 x 132cm x 128.5cm

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

The Garden House from Smoby is perfect for little ones with green fingers. It's the perfect garden set up, from the large planter box and trellis, where they can plant flowers and veg or simply hang them up as decorations. There’s even a water butt and watering can and a mobile worktable so little gardeners can get organised. With an included shovel, rake, and dibble, they have everything they need, and it'll keep them amused for hours.

Keter Wonderfold kids foldable playhouse, was £40 now £34, Homebase

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Number of kids: 1-2

Material: Plastic

Age: two years and up

Dimensions: 101.8 x 89.7 x 110.6cm

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

If you’re looking for a fun and simple playhouse that can be folded away for easy storage then this is the one! Suitable for indoor or outdoor, is super easy to assemble – coming together in just 30 seconds – and can be folded away to the size of a suitcase. It has working doors and large windows and is durable and weather-resistant.

Little Tikes cape cottage, £175, Amazon

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Number of kids: 1-2

Material: Plastic

Age: two to six years

Dimensions: 108.6 x 88.9 x 124.5 cm

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

This cute cottage is super durable and easy to assemble with minimal tools and is just as good for a garden as a playroom. The windows and doors open - and there's even a letter box!

Best wooden wendy houses

Evermeadow wooden play house, £170.99, Amazon

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Number of kids: 1-2

Material: Wood

Age: two to eight years

Dimensions: 126 x 105 x 95 cm

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

This cute house has two windows and a functioning door with a very cute door knob. The pretty windows and full-height door are already fixed in place for easy assembly.

TP Toys Hill Top Wooden Treehouse Tower, £299, Allroundfun

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Number of kids: 1-2

Material: Wood

Age: 3 years and up

Dimensions: 137cm x 89cm x 213cm

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

Not only does this gorgeous wooden playhouse have two levels, it has sand pit! The playhouse is made from certified European timber and has been pressure treated and will withstand rain.

Northbrook Swing Set, £1669.99, Wayfair

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Number of kids: 1-6

Material: Wood

Age: three to ten years

Dimensions: 300.4cm H x 429.6cm W x 438.5cm D

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? Yes

We admit, this isn't your traditional Wendy house, but we just had to include as it's every kid's dream! It's a Wendy house, swing set, slide, sandbox and monkey bars all in one It's a big spend but it'll last their whole childhoods plus you can get it with 0% financing for as low as £139 per month.

Tigercub playhouse, £549, Wayfair

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Number of kids: 1-4

Material: Wood

Age: up to 5-6 years

Dimensions: 212.3 x 177.4 x 177.4cm

Water resistant? Yes

Requires assembly? No

How about a two-story Wendy house? Tigercub’s unfurnished red cedar offering has a loft which is accessible by a six-wrung ladder. It’s super sturdy and well made of Nordic timber and the manufacturers promise it’s built to withstand rough play and has an impressive two-decade lifespan guarantee. This realistic house is also available to buy with 0% financing for as low as £91.67 per month.

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