African Thatched Wooden Gazebos & Outdoor Garden Canopies

African Thatched Wooden Garden Gazebos & Outdoor Canopies

Imagine you are sitting back, enjoying a gentle breeze wafting across your face. All is quiet except for the chirping of birds. You feel as if you are a million miles from the hustle of daily life, but in reality you didn't have to travel at all to get there. You are enjoying the benefits of an African thatched wooden garden gazebo or thatched outdoor garden canopy!

Traditional gazebos have been fixtures in gardens for centuries, the existence of garden gazebos has been traced back to the earliest gardens.

Wooden Garden Gazebos

Wooden Garden Gazebos

Wooden garden gazebos are now one of the most prevalent outdoor garden structures in the world.

By design and definition, a gazebo is a `gazing room`, an isolated outdoor structure intended to offer panoramic views of the surrounding garden landscape.

It is meant to serve as a haven, a quiet place in which to take a moment to catch ones breath and relax or contemplate as the busy world continues outside.

African Thatched Canopies

African Thatched Canopies

The development of thatched roofs dates back to prehistoric times, when early man started to build a basic roof, shelter, hut or canopy to shade and protect themselves from the elements. Our unique range of African thatched structures really do stand out from the traditional type of wooden gazebos found in UK today.

With its African charm, our range of thatched gazebos and canopies are not only elegant and very attractive in appearance, but also offer a cool and peaceful aura which will enhance any landscape, garden, patio or recreational area.

A Multitute Of Uses

A Multitute Of Uses

The uses for our garden gazebos and outdoor canopies are endless: relaxed get-togethers, entertaining a party of family and friends, summer barbeques (whatever the weather!), outdoor dining rooms, unwinding after a hectic day at work, housing a hot tub or spa on your patio, sitting, reading or simply watching the garden wildlife or the world go by.

Our wooden gazebos and outdoor structures have even been installed at hotels for outdoor wedding venues.

Hot Tub or Spa Enclosures

Hot Tub or Spa Enclosures

Our exclusive range of African thatched spa and hot tub gazebos come in many different shapes and styles, manufactured specifically to accommodate either a small or large hot tub or spa. Each structure offers a private enclosure for you to enjoy your hot tub or spa all year round. Choosing the right structure for your hot tub or spa will, without doubt enhance both your hot tub, spa and garden. Available small or large, freestanding, open on all sides or enclosed with canvas panels or solid log sides. The canvas or log sides provide privacy and additional shelter from the elements.

Canopies & Gazebos With A Difference

Canopies & Gazebos With A Difference

Our African thatch gazebos create a stunning focal point for either a contemporary or traditional design garden. Each uniquely designed wood canopy or gazebo reflects a style of outdoor living that is uncomplicated, relaxed and elemental in its approach to colour and textures, evoking the character and essence of Africa. Our canvas drop down panels or wooden logs sides are ideal for those cosy evenings as they provide privacy and additional shelter from the elements. Our range of canopies and gazebos have been designed to accomodate all types of garden furniture or what about a chill out bbq dining area!.

African Cape Reed Thatch

African Cape Reed Thatch

South African cape reed thatch is not only elegant and attractive in appearance, but is also durable and has a very long life span.

African cape reed thatch is primarily recognised as being one of the most beautiful roofing materials available in the world today.

This African thatch has been used by people for hundreds of years on literally millions of buildings and wooden structures throughout Africa and the rest of the world.

Thatch Tiles

Thatch Tiles

Cape reed thatch tiles with their African charm, are not only elegant and attractive, but are very durable and have a long life span. The thatch tiles can be purchased separately for your own build projects and are an excellent way of creating a thatched roof, but without the expense and time associated with traditional thatch.

Cape thatching reed offers many benefits and advantages over traditional thatch. The African cape reed thatch, a renewable sustainable resource, is obtained exclusively from South Africa's oldest thatch farm (established in 1820).

Designed With Style and Longevity In Mind

Designed With Style and Longevity In Mind

All our African thatched gazebos and canopies are heavy duty structures designed with style, longevity and quality in mind. Each luxury wood gazebo or outdoor canopy is hand made in our own workshops by skilled craftsmen using premium rustic pine or redwood timber and poles, selected from managed forests in line with our environmental policy. You are guaranteed the highest level of quality and individuality that you simply can not buy from any traditional sales outlet.

Self Assembly DIY Canopy & Gazebo Kits

Self Assembly DIY Canopy & Gazebo Kits

You do not need to be a builder, joiner, carpenter or DIY enthusiast to assemble one of our heavy duty wooden thatched canopy kits or gazebo kits. Each kit can be assembled by a competent person. All the components in each kit are pre-assembled and precision cut or routed to ensure a snug fit. It is literally a matter of slotting and bolting together the different components.

Building an thatched canopy or gazebo just does not get any easier. Most kits can be fully assembled in a matter of hours using only a cordless screwdriver and basic household tools.

Specialist Manufacturer & Supplier

Specialist Manufacturer & Supplier

We have been designing and manufacturing thatched wooden garden gazebos and wooden thatch canopy structures for many years and have gained a reputation for our quality, service and professionalism. Please read some of our customer testimonials. Our portfolio is the most comprehensive available, encompassing many shapes sizes and options to suit any landscapes or garden. As a specialist gazebo builder, manufacturer and supplier, the African Thatch Company is able to offer for sale an extensive range of self assembly canopy and gazebo kits in a variety of shapes and sizes.

UK & Worldwide Shipping - Direct To Your Door

UK & Worldwide Shipping - Direct To Your Door

We have shipped our luxury wooden gazebos and thatched wood canopies to virtually all postcodes in the UK and most different countries in Europe. We regularily ship our structures to expats living in both Spain and France.

One of our structures has even been installed in the middle of a lake! - The possible uses for our unique structures are endless.

We endeavour to manufacture and deliver all gazebo order to site all orders within 2-3 weeks at your convenience. Thatch tiles and canopy kit delivery times are generally within 1-2 weeks.

Original & Authentic African Thatched Structures

Original & Authentic African Thatched Structures

You can rest assured that you are choosing an original and authentic African thatched wooden structure from an ethical company, committed to excellent customer care.

We welcome all comments and are more than pleased to offer advice on any individual requirements. If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are available from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.30pm to help you with your order or for any queries or questions that you may have.

Stuart Hall
Managing Director

Customer Comment

"Having seen many of their creations first-hand, they are without doubt, creative, individual and unique! Just the thing for the discerning customer searching for something different."

Mrs Becky Naylor