We’re close to unveiling the final work at NTS Brodick Castle. It’s one of our biggest builds and certainly one of the most challenging with rough terrain, tricky weather and a stream running right through the middle of the site. Oh, and the fact that it’s on the Isle of […]
When we visualise the adventure play we’re planning to build, it’s often difficult to ever imagine it will look like the drawings when it comes to the actual construction. Well here’s an example of just this scenario in action. Above, you can see the original drawing and then below, you can […]
All of our build team on-site are talented builders. But most of them have other talents too. One of them, Joshua davies happens to be a pretty good film-maker and here are two of his short films about a day in the life of a treehouse builder. And then the follow […]
Brodick Castle is a castle which lies just outside the port of Brodick on the Isle of Arran, an island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. A fortress has been on the site from as far back as the fifth century, but more recently, it was a seat of the […]
We are very proud to announce that we won an award for our work at Culzean Castle. It’s the Making Spaces 2016 Architecture Award and was announced at a black tie dinner at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The award was collected on our behalf by Caroline Smith of the National Trust for […]
We have been exceptionally lucky with the weather during this build so far and that’s bound to change. The good news is that we are well on schedule and making the best use of the calm before the usual Scottish storms. There’s real form starting to emerge with the structures amongst […]
The build is now well underway and the progress is remaining at full pace. The pictures below show some of the structures emerging from the Wild Woodland. We have been very lucky with the weather again and the materials on-site are working beautifully. although it is still quite early days, […]
The build of the Wild Woodland Adventure Play area has now started at Culzean Castle after the successful completion of the planning process. The build will be completed by mid-January to allow time for the ground to recover and look its beautiful best before the planned opening at Easter 2017. […]
A great article in Blooloop that covers the history of the castle, the estate and details how we have helped deliver a three-fold increase in visitor numbers and a nine-fold increase in revenue in just a few months. Read it here.
This article covers a detailed interview with Caroline Smith, the General Manager at Culzean Castle the NTS property in Ayrshire. Having suffered a steady decline in visitors, the castle is now firmly back in business with numbers up by 12% and membership recruitment up by 30%. Read it here.