The Original Den Kit


Encourage immersive, exciting, imaginative outdoor play with our authentic Original Den Kit! 

A handy haversack bag contains a robust and durable tool kit for den-building, enabling children to create their very own outdoor hideaway

Offering every child an outdoor experience whatever the weather, our Den Kits have been lovingly designed to capture creative imaginations, encourage resourcefulness and innovation, provide escape and sanctuary, and most of all supply hours and hours of simple fun. For boys and girls, for everywhere and for years to come - the gift of adventure

Contents are ethically sourced, where possible from the UK. Includes our wonderful handmade Shropshire ash mallet

Inside this kit:

Green haversack bag: a khaki haversack  made from cotton with a useful shoulder strap for easy carrying. Hand wash or machine wash at 30 degrees.

Camouflage tarpaulin: a tough polyethylene tarpaulin -  waterproof as well as rot resistant.

Green groundsheet: a durable polyethylene groundsheet - waterproof and rot resistant.

Mallet: a beautiful, unique and functional handmade wooden mallet fashioned from Shropshire coppiced ash.

Mug: the iconic enamel mug branded with our DenKitCo logo.

Camouflage: Two tubes of face paint - one in khaki and one in brown - washable, water-based, cruelty-free and made here in the UK. Blending in with nature, without harming it - perfect for the environmentally conscious explorer.

Tent peg bag: ensure you don’t lose your tent pegs by keeping them in this useful drawstring fair trade cotton tent peg bag!

Instructions: a handy illustrated guide to erecting a simple den- but best to create your own!


Packed haversack size: W30cm x D14cm x H25cm. Weight approx 2kg

Rope: approx 10m; groundsheet: approx 1.8 x 1.2m; tarpaulin: approx 2.4 x 1.8m

Tent pegs: 18cm, mallet: H 20cm diameter approx 8cm (as the mallets are handmade the diameter varies) Mug: 8cm.