Red Kite Barn has featured in and been recommended in the following publications:

Conde Nast Traveller

Sphere in the sky

20th March 2013

Sheepskin, which specialises in rural rental cottages and houses around the UK, is adding to its collection of quirky rentals with the Red Kite Tree Tent, a new hanging orb near Builth Wells in Powys, Wales, that fuses elements of conventional camping and log-cabin experiences to create a new treehouse with a twist.

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Dude I want that...

February 2013

An environmentally-friendly suspended abode that can comfortably accommodate up to two adults, the spherical tent emerges from years of Luminair Creative Engineering research in sustainable shelter systems, fabric structures, and Tarzan-style living.

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The Guardian A treetop hideaway

February 2013

Red Kite tree tent, Powys
You'll be high as a kite at this new treetop hideaway. Tucked away in 80 acres of private woodland, the UK's first tree tent is the perfect love nest for two, with a double bed, log burner and a bird's-eye view of the surrounding Welsh forest, which attracts barn owls and red kites. It is wool-insulated, ensuring that it stays cosy year-round, and comes with its own streamside decked area with firepit and outdoor shower. Red Kite tree tent is the latest addition to the portfolio of luxury self-catering specialist Sheepskin ( and will be available to book from 29 March

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The Independent

June 2012

Flights of fancy on a wild Welsh weekend
Yes, it can be wet, but sweeping views, soothing massages and awesome birds of prey are just some of the delights to distract you at luxury Red Kite Barn

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