Set Sail At Bolton Abbey

bolton abbey wharfdale pirate ship front

A firm favourite at Flights of Fantasy, we have built numerous wooden play pirate ships over the years and yet another has joined our armada – this time at Bolton Abbey Wharfedale. Set beside a peaceful river in beautiful nature, she is tugging at the anchor rope to set sail, but this ship won’t be … Read more

Making Indoor Space Functional

right ship corner seat berkhamsted school

We love making the most of all available space and this ship-themed indoor bench is a perfect example of that. We took an unused corner space by a doorway and made an attractive piece of furniture that is also functional. What do you think of it? See more pictures of the finished creation here.

We Love Making Play Pirate Ships

great meols primary school pirate ship wide

Iconic, memorable, and engaging, play pirate ships are one of our favourite play pieces to create and we have accrued a rather large armada of pirate ships over the years. Here is another play pirate ship that we made, this time at Great Meols Primary School in the Wirral. We actually made this play pirate … Read more

Giant Animal Sculptures of Local British Wildlife

giant hare sculpture

We love creating memorable play areas and carvings, and our latest animal sculptures at Rushden Lakes Shopping Centre are certainly memorable – larger that life, they are easily big enough for an adult to sit on and they are placed between busy walkways at the shopping centre. Each sculpture is based on local British wildlife … Read more

Carving Local Animals In Wood

duck carving wooden sculpture rushden lakes

We have added a varied collection of wooden animal carvings to our portfolio at Rushden Lakes. Covering birds, mammals, insects, and fish, each animal carving is based upon the local wildlife. We spread the carvings across the Rushden Lakes site for visitors to encounter, alongside their real life counterparts. Below you can see a few … Read more

This Giant Heron’s Nest Is Actually A Children’s Play Tower

herons nest play

Climbing frames used to be lifeless metal structures that served as unimaginative play features, offering children the opportunity to develop their physical skills without encouraging creativity or enticing them to play regularly. We believe any play area can offer so much more. That’s why we build creative play apparatus that encourages children to be creative … Read more

A Wooden Fordson Tractor Has Joined Our Fleet

tractor trailer for museum of english rural life

Our ever growing fleet of play tractors and machines has grown ever larger with another new tractor, this time for The Museum of English Rural Life in Reading. The rustic design was inspired by a ‘Fordson’ style tractor, made from oak and sweet chestnut – both durable timbers – with new tyres, a climb through tunnel, climb holds, … Read more