Georgia Hopkins


with Georgia Hopkins
  • Where:Harads

  • Why:To sleep in the trees.

  • When:June 2014

  • Who:A Swede and I.

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Highs & Lows

  • Setting: peaceful, private and dreamlike setting in the forest.

  • Hospitality: outstanding hospitality and kindness of owners Kent and Britta.

  • Design: clean, stylish Scandinavian / treehouse aesthetic.

  • Respect for nature: admirable eco-credentials and sustainability practices.

  • Sleeping in the treetops: it doesn’t get much better than that.

  • Food: we were impressed with every Swedish-driven meal we ate at the guesthouse, but if you are not so fond of Swedish food you might struggle to find other eating options.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 47/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Your childhood treetop fantasy.

  • Vibe

    Whimsical childhood treetop fantasy meets traditional 30's-style Swedish guest house.

  • Location

    Where the treetops touch the sky.

  • Rooms

    6 tree houses: choose from the Cabin, the Dragon Fly, the Bird’s Nest, the Blue Cone, the Mirror Cube, or the UFO.

  • Music

    Didn’t notice.

  • Year Opened


  • Designed By

    Six of Sweden’s leading architects.

  • Pool/Gym


  • Restaurant

    Yes – a traditional home-style Swedish menu, showcasing dishes from the local region. All meals served in Britta’s Guesthouse.

  • Bar


  • Minibar


  • Wifi

    Not in the treehouses, but available in Britta’s Pensionat.

  • Children

    Leave them at home.

  • Price


And don’t miss the Northern Lights (best in late March/early April).

Fly-fishing with Kent in summer, dog-sledding in winter.


And don’t miss the Northern Lights (best in late March/early April).


Edeforsvägen 2A, 960 24 Harads, Sweden

Rest, read, relax. Be one with nature.


Rest, read, relax. Be one with nature.

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