Outdoor Living


Manor Farm
Ixworth Thorpe,
Bury St. Edmunds,
IP31 1QH


01284 630248


About us

Outdoor Living are the UK’s leading outdoor diversification experts specialising in delivering innovative, sustainable and tailor-made land projects for landowners, farmers and country estates.

 We are excited to offer every FRA member with:

  • Half an hour free consultation Skype, Zoom or Teams call to discuss your project and how we can help you
  • Free half a day on site consultancy visit where we will assess your project needs and requirements and discuss the best route going forward

Whether you are looking to provide a luxurious glamping staycation experience, build your own retail concession village or invest in the ultimate outdoor living package, we can help.

We offer a selection of eco-friendly outdoor habitats, relaxation solutions, retail and business concession villages, outdoor play and adventure parks tailor made to your liking.

Our 20 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry means that we have the expertise to help you build a robust, attractive and sustainable new outdoor business model that will run alongside your existing business and provide you with an additional income stream.

Our Services

We have a diverse service offering tailor-made to your rural business needs:

Feasibility Studies

Our feasibility studies will test your business model and help us identify any opportunities or obstacles with your proposed outdoor project. The study is paramount for supporting any grant funding applications to secure investor or trustee backing.

Financing Your Project

No matter how big or small your project is, our financial specialists will assess all aspects of your project, from renewable energy financing to land purchase and equipment financing and lease costs.

Unique Designs

Our creative designers work with extraordinary flair and attention to detail to help visualise what you want to achieve. They will work closely with you throughout the design process, from presenting the initial conceptual designs to the final planning and implementation stages.

Providing the Groundworks

Our ground clearance crew take the hard work out of using heavy machinery and skips by using a sustainable ground screw foundation system. We conduct a detailed study of your site ground conditions, and manage all of the construction aspects including drainage, full structural analysis, designs and reporting.

Our Offering


Our luxurious outdoor habitats take glamping to the next level, bringing the latest innovations in glamping that will delight your visitors and help build your reputation fast.


Be one of the first rural businesses in the UK to offer the ultimate glamtainer package as an extension of the traditional container structure, that offers panoramic views of the landscape.

Shepherd’s Hut

Our Shepherd Huts make a charming addition to your rural estate and a perfect place to stay for guests who want to upgrade their glamping experience.

The Bothy

The Bothy offers a unique and comfortable place to stay in the heart of the English countryside and are built using sustainable materials, designed for comfort.

Owl Hut

Our Owl Huts are warm in winter and cool in summer, and the benches are ideal for sleepovers too. They are perfect for providing a guest room with a difference. And they come with a no-quibble 10-year manufacturer’s guarantee. If your farm or country estate is set in the heart of the English countryside then our Owl Huts are the ideal solution for your guests looking for a mini break or staycation away from home.

The Arca

With modernist styling, the gorgeous our Arca rooms works in a garden or commercial diversification project. Whether you want to furnish your airy, well-lit Arca yourself, or seek the advice of our design team, the space will be ideal for overnight stays, an office, studio or amazing relaxation zone.

Earth Pods

These attractive pods mix contemporary style with functionality, creating a flexible space that can be used all year round. Earth Pods are ideal as a get-away-from-it relaxation room, or studio for staycation guests. These pods are eco-friendly and low maintenance. As a home office, the pods provide a relaxing and comfortable place to work and are big enough to hold a small meeting, giving a good impression to visitors.

Relaxation Solutions

At Outdoor Living we provide relaxation solutions for all rural businesses no matter how big or small. We are trusted suppliers of eye pad saunas and shacks to help your guests relax, unwind and invest in self-care away from home. 

Eye Pad Sauna

Come rain or shine, the allure of the Eye Pad Sauna guarantees year-round use.

These Saunas are the ultimate indulgence with a view providing your guests with a space to relax and unwind in private while looking out to the great outdoors.

Eye Pad Saunas, are available in different sizes, need a secure, flat base, and the two parts can be assembled easily by you, or we can do it for you. They are perfect for a woodland log cabin retreat, a static caravan community or standalone at a campsite, and takes the feeling of exclusivity to a new level.

BBQ Shack

The BBQ Shack is a solid rural outdoor structure that can hold up to 15 people and comes with a central BBQ system, where creative culinary skills are encouraged, and conversation flows. Cosy warm in winter, and offering welcome shade in summer, these gorgeous shacks not only look good, but they are practical, too. With a contemporary outdoor design, the BBQ Shack is full of character and charm and built for the sole purpose of entertaining your guests.

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