Save the house sparrow with a funky DIY birdhouse

Birdhouse Sparrow

The house sparrow has been around since the Stone Age. A very sociable bird, they are commonly found nesting in holes and boxes, if needed they will evict swallows and martins from their nests. Once a very common bird, the house sparrow has declined rapidly since 1975; the reasons for this are unknown although it is a cause for great debate amongst bird watchers.

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October 12, 2018

How much could you save working from home?

Log Cabin from Dunster House designed as a home office with chair, desk and computer

A huge number of our cabins get used as bases for small businesses, or by people who are working from home. Some of them are self-employed freelance workers, and some are working remotely for their employers. Whichever type of worker you are, there are many benefits of working from home. No traffic stress, controlling your […]

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Be different this Father’s Day

Father's Day

Trying to think of something to buy your Dad on Father’s Day is difficult. You don’t want to get him something last minute from the supermarket if you can help it but rather something that shows him just how much you care! We’ve scrolled through the internet to help you find unique gifts that he’ll […]

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June 16, 2016

Make your garden bloom!

Bloom

With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show currently on, the RHS London Rose Show ahead of us and a whole variety of garden shows throughout the rest of the year – I’m personally looking forward to the RHS London Christmas Show on 17th-18th December – now is definitely the time to get excited about your garden! […]

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May 24, 2016

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It’s time to get planting!

Planting

It’s the first of March and spring is just a few weeks away – something proved by the milder weather and longer days. Now is the time to lay the ground work if you want to reap the benefits of a picturesque garden come summer. This is labour intensive work involving cleaning up your garden, […]

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February 29, 2016

Twas the night before Christmas – Dunster House version!

Twas the night before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas And all through the cabin, Not a sound could be heard, Just Mum and Dad wrapping! With triple therm insulation, Keeping them warm, And the toughened glass panels, Braving the storm The stockings here hung, On the Log Bar with care, A large glass of Brandy, For Santa placed there […]

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December 24, 2014

Our stunning Candy Carts

Candy Cart Sophie Dunster House

Whether you are using them as an elegant cake stand for fundraising in a charity shop (pictured above), selling flowers or confectionary from its flat platform or using it as a quaint wedding accessory, it is of no surprise that Candy Carts have become very fashionable lately. We have launched a new Candy Cart today […]

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December 12, 2014

Why a sauna is a must have this winter!

Sauna Cabin Dunster House

“Here (Britain) saunas suffer a bit from fondue syndrome, being perceived as middle class, suburban and dated. But everyone in Britain should have a sauna to get them through winter.” –Alex James, The Telegraph I love the above quote. It is so true. As the temperature outside drops, many people bypass the idea of purchasing […]

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November 18, 2014