Dunster House Ltd.
Incorporated. 1994
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  • Safety as standard
    Our entire range is independently tested to comply with European Safety Standard EN71 and are CE rated. It really is better to be safe than sorry!
    10 year timber guarantee
    With the exception of some accessories (eg. Ring Trapeze), ALL of the timber in your Climbing Frame has been pressure treated to ensure it lasts. Please be aware most of our competitors dip treat or do not specify the type of treatment they use. If the product is dip treated and not pressure treated they will require you to dismantle the climbing frame and treat all of the parts each and every year which cause you the customer, a lot of hassle and unnecessary time wasted taking it apart and putting it back together again. We offer a genuine 10 year guarantee against rot and insect infestation with no need for you to re-treat the climbing frame, at any point during that 10 years. We’ve also tested our treated timber to EN71-3 to ensure that the chemicals are safe to use on children’s products – which seems obvious but other companies use solvents to treat similar products.
    Metal Ground Anchors
    Unlike the pegs that some other companies use to secure their play systems, we believe in burying large diameter galvanised metal discs into the ground to provide a solid stable structure. This way, unless your ground is particularly soft, there's no need to concrete the posts into the ground.
  • 10mm Rope on Swings
    We don't use metal chain links which can rust and risk trapping little fingers and hair. Our accessories use 10mm thick rope, pre-assembled with welded plastic joints and are height adjustable.
    Comfortable Swings
    Our seats are made from moulded thick plastic that doesn't sacrifice comfort or durability.
    High Quality Accessories - Optional
    We don't offer cheap flimsy accessories, unlike some competitors. Our climbing frame accessories are all designed for strength and manufactured to a high quality standard.
    Professional Quality Climbing Stones
    Moulded plastic climbing stones can crack - that's why we don't use them! We only use professional grade materials, as seen on proper climbing walls!
  • Rounded Safety Caps
    Nuts and bolts are safely covered up with plastic caps for added protection against knocks, bumps and to prevent catching clothing.
    Extra Thick Slides
    Our plastic slides are thicker and more durable than any other residential plastic slides on the market. You don't even need to build them! Ours are one single piece of plastic rather than a kit of separate parts.
    Clamp Style Swing Hooks
    Our hooks are specially designed to wrap around the timber to help reinforce it. The other type of swing hook that some competitors use is a simple bolt which is drilled through the middle of the timber and can weaken the timber over time as the swing moves back and forth. Our clamp style swing hooks add strength and safety.
  • Strong braces
    To ensure a really solid structure we use multiple braces for added strength. We also prefer to use bolts, rather than screws, at key stress points and even pre-drill these holes to help you get the positioning exactly right and save you time.
  • Free fixing pack
    We include all of the screws, nails and fixings needed to put your Climbing Frame together, not everyone is that thoughtful! So there's no need to worry about the type of screws, or length of nails etc you might need to get started, it's all there in the pack!

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We deliver our garden buildings to mainland United Kingdom (England, Wales and Scotland). Some exceptions apply; these are illustrated on the map below.

Scottish areas may be subjected to slightly longer delivery turnarounds, please contact us for details. FREE delivery on selected products over £199 to mainland England and Wales.
*Excludes rabbit products which are subject to a delivery charge.

Delivery Price

Green - £19.99 delivery fee on all orders under £200.
Yellow - £59.99 delivery fee, was £119.99 prior to 10/09/15
Orange - £84.99 delivery fee. was £169.99 prior to 10/09/15
Red - We do not deliver to these areas.

Assisted Delivery

If you cannot provide an able bodied person to offload the vehicle with the help of our driver, we can provide additional manpower with our Assisted Delivery Service. The driver will arrive with some help to unload the lorry, meaning that you can put your feet up.

We offer this service on all items that are delivered, we do not offer this on our couriered products. Prices for this service can be found on individual products.

Should you require further information on our standard or assisted delivery services, please contact a member of our Sales Team.

Scottish areas may be subjected to slightly longer delivery turnarounds, please contact us for details.

FortPlus Escape Climbing Frame W4.2m x D3.7m

The image above shows a brief reference to how your products will arrive. All of our garden buildings are made from kiln dried quality graded timber, if it is to be stored prior to construction and treatment all parts must be covered to prevent moisture from warping and rotting the timber.

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We purchased Fortplus Escape for our growing number of grandsons for their amusement when they visit. It is well made with sufficient different activities to keep them occupied. The instructions are very good, including the dimensions of each component to avoid making mistakes. You have to drill a large number of holes so a good drill with a range of drill sizes, plus a good electric screw driver are in my view essential. I also used a set square. Highly recommended.
By - Ian Taylor on Oct 13,16

Bought this for my foster 8 year old daughter, Who loves it .Always playing on it . Took other half a couple of days to build ( not spending all day on it though). Would buy from you again.The two delivery man where very nice and friendly as well. Tanks again.
By - lynda laughton on Oct 11,16

We first came across dunster house play equipment at my mom's house. My 4 boys loved it so we decided to get the boys one too (hopefully wear them out!). It took my husband the best part of a day on his own to assemble. The boys love it! We purchased a baby swing for the little one so he too can join in the fun. Highly recommend the company and the equipment. It's strong and sturdy and I can see that it will last a very long time! We are putting artificial grass underneath so they can play out without getting muddy!
By - Natalie Derrick on Oct 07,16

Absolutely thrilled with the product. Outstanding quality, very well made. Frame is solid and robust once erected. Instructions were clear and precise. Took me 12 hours from start to finish. Relatively straightforward for anybody familiar with DIY. Customer service were great, slight delay with delivery, but only due to it being out of stock from being so popular. It's a huge hit with family and friends, needless to say we host all BBQ's now!
By - Callum Gray on Oct 06,16

Really impressed with my little girls fort plus. She had a difficult year, but this has cheered her up no end. I even built a sand pit next to it to complement it and my girlfriend made some real tree curtains for it so as she and her friends have a proper den. And there even a little garage for her car. Thank you dunster house
By - Neil Witton on Oct 02,16

Great bit of kit my daughter loves goong out on it worth every penny and easy to putogether me n a friend put it up quick time lol
By - B S on Sep 29,16

Comprehensive kit, clear instructions. It was easier to assemble corner posts, deck and top side walls with the tower on its side in a garage then move it to the grass as the site was sloping. Then roof and rest of components added when outside. Very pleased with final result - an excellent product!
By - Nick Stock on Sep 29,16

Fortplus Escape looks great.....very sturdy....children love it!
By - Susan Williams on Sep 18,16

The product is a really sturdy and great when built, basically it's as described and good value for money. However it's a shame it comes in so many parts i.e. every plank of wood is separate!
By - Brian Quarendon on Sep 13,16

Really happy and the kids love the Fortplus Escape. Wood all seems very sturdy and good quality.Being treated gives peace of mind although a friend has this and theirs looks quite tired after a couple of years when compared to the factory fresh version. Might be a case of a cosmetic treatment to keep it looking really nice. The green plastic side is a bit cheap, would be better if that panel was a low wooden wall. Everything is very well thought out. Was a pleasure to put together. Be a good tip to have 2 cordless drills, one for screwing, one for drilling. Or otherwise to get a (3mm? I think) quick release drill bit for the pilot holes. Slide feels a bit flimsy, not sure if that will last as long as the wooden structure. Time will tell. Delivery service was very good. Able to track the delivery vehicle so easy to see if you could go out or needed to stay in.
By - Richard Simpson on Sep 13,16 Dunster House reply:
Dear Richard. Thank you for your review and suggestions. We are happy that you're satisfied with the product and that your kids love it so much. We are very careful when choosing all of the materials of our climbing frames and you don't have to worry as we provide a thick and durable plastic slide with our climbing frames.

Great piece of kit. My little boy really loves it, especially the swing as he is only little. We specifically bought from Dunster House because of the pressure treated timber and that it should last him 10 years. Fairly straight forward to put together, two of us managed it in 4-5 hours taking lots of breaks as it was the hottest day if the year! My advice would be to get your hands on a socket set to use as it will certainly save you some time.
By - Damion Lewis on Aug 23,16

Bought the Fortplus Escape for a very excited 3 year old. It definitely needs two competent adults to put together as some of the pieces are quite heavy and it requires some co-ordination but generally it is very well designed and easy to assemble (a good toolkit is a must). The finished product is fantastic and perfectly suited to children from 3 years onwards. We (and the excited 3 year old) are very pleased with it and look forward to the years of enjoyment it will provide.
By - Chris Appleby on Aug 22,16

The Fortplus Escape was bought as a birthday present for our three year old daughter. She absolutely loves the swing, especially as her friends can swing too at the same time, and, despite a little early cautiousness, the slide is great too! The climbing frame took a little longer than expected to put together but the quality of the wood and fittings is excellent.
By - James Lanyon on Aug 01,16

Finally got someone to put it, and the children love it. It looks strong and sturdy.
By - Jeanette Deards on Jul 10,16

Fantastic climbing frame. Excellent quality. My kids love it. Reasonably priced when compared to other manufacturers. Would definitely recommend this product.
By - Claire Durbin on Jul 06,16

Really good quality product that took myself about 20 altogether to complete. Instructions were good and fairly easy to follow for someone not that experienced in assembling sructures like this. Did make a few mistakes that were my own doing and were rectifiable. Also swapped slide and ladders around to fit garden better. Only minor concerns were that there were a few screws short of a certain size...although we had more in a longer size which seemed to do job ok. Also the flag broke after a week...nothing to do with kids playing as we were away at the time. Another suggestion about this for future are the monkey bars. I've seen this mentioned in another review about having thinner metal bars so kids can grip better as the wooden rungs are difficult for small hands. But these are minor points and now have 2 extremely happy kids eager to get out in the garden at any opportunity.
By - Ian Fothergill on Jun 21,16

Fantastic purchase, we are so pleased with the climbing frame !! the boys absolutely love it!!! Good quality timber, delivery was great and easily built. It's hours of endless for the family in all weathers :-)
By - Jane Giordano on May 26,16

Arrived within the specified time delivery driver was great. All fixtures and fittings present, took me a few hours with the help of my wife. Kids love it, a great play item gets them out into the garden and of the ipads and Xbox.
By - Steve Grimes on May 10,16

Excellent product,clear instructions,easy to assemble.My children absolutely love this climbing frame/activity center and are out playing on it whenever the weather allows.Well worth the money.I would recommend your company and it's products to anyone looking for this type of children's play equipment.Many thanks.
By - Elizabeth Cooper on Nov 04,15

An excellent quality item and great service from order to delivery. Our little boy loves it ! Easy to understand instructions,and easy to assemble even for the most basic DIYer. Took me a day and a half on my own from groundworks (putting down the bark base and surround) to the completed product. Looks amazing and will keep our 4 year old entertained for years to come.Great work Dunster House (and me !!)
By - Robert Rafferty on Oct 17,15

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