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River Canyon Rope Bridge

Suspended Rope Bridge across a deep river canyon in a private garden.

Created for a deep river canyon, next to an old and redundant mill [renovated for additional guest accommodation] in a private garden.

From a need and wish to connect with a hillside meadow and woodland beyond whilst also providing a family-friendly "wow-factor" feature Rope Bridge within the back garden.

  • Structured between a garden deck and retaining wall location and a substantial tree on structural steel cables.

  • Project included a blend to existing deck and steps at the garden end and the introduction of a new 'floating' access deck-platform and step around the tree.

  • Our craftsmen teams include full experience and certification to work at significant height with tools and creativity from climbing ropes and harness. Our teams are trained and certificated with all our climbing kits LOLER tested and certificated every 6 months.

Often we design a project that allows us to set up temporary [and structural] lines - essential a horizontal Zip Line - to work from and move equipment/materials both easily and safely. This knowledge and experience means that we are really efficient with site time [quick in and quick out] with known methods and procedures - we have solutions, rather than a "scratching of heads" trying to work things out.

Rope Bridge location and setting

Rope Bridge location and setting

…with a view of the route for the Rope Bridge across a river canyon, deck to tree.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Rope Bridge structural steel cables

Rope Bridge structural steel cables

…set across the river canyon in 12mm 7/19 galvanised steel cable with 4.75T bow ring shackles and a 22mm eye-to-eye rigging screw to future proof tensioning. The cables are held apart and parallel using spacer beams set and sealed in on the cable with aluminium ferrules.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Rope Bridge structural beams

Rope Bridge structural beams

…set in-bound on the steel cables to provide for the build-up of decking around the tree at one end of the river canyon Rope Bridge.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Rope Bridge structural balustrade rope work

Rope Bridge structural balustrade rope work

…in 24mm soft-to-the-touch polyhemp with a 5 tonne breaking load forming rope lines underneath the Rope Bridge, mid-height and balustrade height through the length of the Rope Bridge.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Rope Bridge timber balustrade frames

Rope Bridge timber balustrade frames

…using 140mm diameter Glulam round timbers, scalloped and bolted with stainless steel 16mm coach bolts, all in-bound on the 12mm galvanised steel cables and held in place with sealed stainless steel ferrules.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Rope Bridge decking tree platform and step

Rope Bridge decking tree platform and step

…wrapping an oak tree and with rope work balustrade providing a structural entrance and step blending seamlessly with the landscape gradient.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Hand-weaved balustrade rope work

Hand-weaved balustrade rope work

…in a 12mm soft-to-the-touch and child friendly polyhemp using a friction weave for structure and stability through the Rope Bridge.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

Platform to tree deck Rope Bridge

Platform to tree deck Rope Bridge

…across a garden river canyon to create access from the garden lawn to land and meadow beyond.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland

River Canyon Rope Bridge next to mill

River Canyon Rope Bridge next to mill

…blending seamlessly within a perfect garden landscape, a Rope Bridge set high above a small river in a deep canyon.

treehouses/decks/platforms | spa resort | suspended | adventure treehouse | garden treehouse | log ‘fixed-beam’ | log rope bridge | ibiza | longest | river canyon | woodland