Safety is always a concern with trampolines – instead of building up, we dug down.
Play Equipment (Gates/Furniture)
Trampolines, swings and slides are commonplace in gardens, however, they are temporary in the lifetime of a well designed garden i.e consider yourself and the tree you planted at maturity. Sometimes it’s an option to conceal play equipment in not so visible areas whose function may change in time, perhaps to a space for a glass house or potting shed.
Rubber matting can be used as a paving surface that can be used for cars and play. The red matting below has 99% bounce for basketball, and space for cars.
Tree houses are the stuff of childhood novels. Often the charm is lost with off the shelf models, and bespoke constructions can be cheap, and utilise a tight space.