Out of the Valley create outdoor saunas for homes, wellness and hospitality projects. Working with the beauty and durability of wood, our design-led structures invite a transformative heat experience.
Uniting modern construction methods with a deep respect for traditional craftsmanship, everything we make is designed to endure and bring joy for generations to come.
We have just launched our new Merula Sauna, named after the blackbirds found in our valley on Dartmoor.
Enjoying the benefits of an invigorating Sauna ritual needn’t just be restricted to Scandinavia – our range of prefabricated outdoor saunas will bring the health and wellness benefits of this calming pastime to your doorstep.
Founded on a belief that immense physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing comes from renewing our relationship with the land – Out of the Valley seeks to create beautiful architecture that helps people commune with the natural world.
Bringing together ancient craftsmanship and contemporay construction techniques, our mission is to build a better way to live and inspire positive change along the way.
In line with this mission, it is of the utmost importance to us that we work with carefully considered low carbon materials. We use sympathetic building methods, and our elegant, timeless creations are designed to last many lifetimes.
of form, materials and texture and how a sustainably built space can integrate into the natural environment, to create something of beauty, is to be admired. It’s not just what his saunas look like, it’s how they feel – how they work from an aesthetic as well as practical point of view.
British designer Rupert McKelvie and his team produce saunas using locally sourced timbers and traditional techniques. For this nature lover, life is all about the lure of the landscape and a passion for low-impact design.