Creating a home gym is a popular use for a garden room. Most garden room suppliers will have a gym building in their portfolio. We have curated this list of garden gym articles just for you!
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Garden Room with heritage-style windows
This 5m x 4m garden office and exercise space, constructed in North London by Office In My Garden, showcases a bespoke design. Its stepped front elevation has been thoughtfully crafted to encompass an existing tree. Adding to the building’s distinctive charm is the Crittall-style glazing, which infuses the building with character.
The Crusoe Pad: A Well-Specified Garden Room
At 3.6m x 2.8m, the Crusoe Pad is a garden room that fits comfortably in most gardens without overpowering the space. It’s large enough for a variety of uses, from a home office to an art studio, or even a personal gym.
L-shaped office/gym building with a covered seating area
Cosy Garden Rooms tailors each building to the unique needs of the customer. A prime example is this garden office and gym building that seamlessly integrates a sheltered outdoor seating area.
For those seeking a garden room that perfectly merges contemporary style with rustic detailing, look no further than Rustic Realities.
Home gym and office annexe
This bespoke home gym and office building is different to many of the other examples we have shared because it was designed and built to a Building Regulation compliant specification that we commonly see in living annexe projects. Ark Design Build handle the approval process as part of their turnkey service. In this case, this also included obtaining planning approval.
While designed primarily as a home gym and office, the 42sqm L-shaped building—comprising two main rooms, a kitchen, and a shower room—offers versatile future use, including potential sleeping accommodation.
Compact garden gym
This 3m x 2.5m project by Garden Spaces proves that you don’t need a big garden to build a garden gym. The well-specified building features a mix of glazing to ensure a naturally light space and low-maintenance exterior finishes offering long-term durability and aesthetic appeal.
Work, Rest & Play Garden Rooms
Executive Garden Rooms’ clients in Poole, Dorset, presented them with a unique brief: to create two garden room buildings situated about 25m apart in a woodland setting. The larger of the two buildings was to be divided into two rooms, each with its own external access. These buildings were to serve as a home office, gym, and a quiet space for reading and relaxing.
Garden office, gym, and covered seating area under one roof
This 8.5m x 4.3m garden room in Banstead, Surrey, illustrates perfectly how these versatile buildings can accommodate multiple uses under one roof. Garden Fortress designed and built the space, dividing it into a home office, gym, and sheltered outdoor seating area.
The chosen site at the end of the client’s garden featured a significant fall in ground level. Garden Fortress installed a ground screw base and incorporated steps into the decking, making a feature out of the slope.
Bespoke garden gym slots into a challenging plot
Faced with the challenge of an unconventional space around an existing garden office and three boundary walls, Garden Spaces crafted a bespoke L-shaped garden gym for their clients.
The specifications of the garden gym were carefully tailored to the equipment planned by the client. The foundation system incorporated a strategically positioned concrete slab to accommodate the weight equipment, and reinforcement panels were installed to secure wall-mounted equipment. Additionally, the gym was equipped with specialist rubber flooring to enhance safety and durability.
Golf simulator garden room
For many golf fans, having their own place to practice at home is a dream. Now, thanks to clever design and the latest tech, that dream has become a reality for one golfer. They collaborated with Garden Affairs to create a 7m x 4m log cabin garden room to house their very own golf simulator.
Garden Spaces bring complex projects to life
Garden Spaces has built a strong reputation for embracing complex bespoke design projects that many garden room companies shy away from. Often, working within the confines of existing planning approval or irregular-shaped sites can be daunting, but for Garden Spaces, such projects are opportunities to showcase their expertise and creativity.
This golf simulator and cinema room project presented numerous challenges along the path to completion. With their expertise, Garden Spaces surmounted these obstacles while fully maintaining the client’s original vision.
A Spotlight on Crusoe Garden Rooms
When considering a garden room, try to envision its versatility beyond the daytime hours. By incorporating exterior lighting into your design, you not only extend the functionality of your building into the evening but also create a stylish focal point in your garden. Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited understands this concept, exterior lighting is an integral part of their design process.
Unusual uses for a garden room
A garden room is a versatile space that can transform your home and garden into a hub of creativity, wellness, and tranquility, as well as providing the more usual functionality of a light-filled space which acts as a living room or dining room.
Hipped roof garden gym
4m x 4.5m hipped roof garden gym by Miniature Manors which cleverly mixes traditional and contemporary design details.
The pitched roofline creates a vaulted ceiling offering the owners greater headroom than usually found in a garden room.
Redwood-clad garden gym & store
This 6m x 3.5m garden room is an example of the Windsor range by Hargreaves Garden Spaces. The footprint has been divided to create two rooms, a home gym and a storage room.
The exterior of the building has been clad in Scandinavian Redwood. The cladding has been carefully detailed to accentuate the deep wing detail that supports the roof canopy.
Garden gym with Cedar & white render finishes
This stylish garden gym building is by Hargreaves Garden Spaces and is an example of their Kensington Range that mixes smartly detailed rendered sections with Cedar cladding. The gym building is 3m tall, offering plenty of headroom when using the treadmill and cross trainer.
10.5m wide garden gym & kids den
This impressive 10.5m x 4.5m garden room is by Garden Fortress. Based on their Classic Garden Room 3 range, the building has been divided into two spacious rooms: a home gym and a kid’s den.
Pitched roof garden gym & steam room
This impressive pitched roof garden room is by White Peak Design & Build. The bespoke design will be used as a home gym and features a steam room and w.c.
With no direct access to the garden, all the materials for the build were craned in over the house.
One garden room building designed for two uses
Adding a garden room building that serves more than one use is growing in popularity. This project by Garden Spaces is an excellent example of this approach. One well-designed garden building has been divided internally to create a home gym, a hobby room and a shower room.
Garden office & gym with a mono-pitched roofline
This stylish two-roomed garden building by Swift Garden Rooms has been designed as a home office and gym space, but in a way, so it can evolve into other uses in the future. It features a mono-pitched roofline that offers increased headroom for users of the gym space.
Garden family room, gym, workshop and space for a hot tub
Blyss Garden Rooms have created an impressive indoor-outdoor garden room building that incorporates a family entertainment room with custom bar, a home gym, workshop and large Balau deck with a sunken hot tub.
Garden gym/office with cassette toilet
6m x 4.3m garden office & gym building by Executive Garden Rooms. The building is full of features including a cassette toilet, air conditioning and a large remote controlled roof window.
A Swift garden room can be a future-proofed investment
The team at Swift will work with you to create a future-proofed garden room that can morph into a different use as the family’s needs evolve.
This four-room garden room is a great example. Intended as a home office and gym today, it could be used for other uses in the future.
Corrugated aluminium clad garden gym & office
We are a fickle bunch here at The Garden Room Guide; we have fallen in love with lots of garden room buildings over the last 13 years, but this project by Miniature Manors would make it into our all-time top three!
The barn style building features two rooms, one is a gym and the other an office with ensuite.
3m tall garden gym with hidden shed
3m tall garden gym by Bliss Garden Rooms with ceiling reinforcement for a TRX system. The building incorporates a secret storage shed. Designed for an awkward shaped plot, the building is wider at the back than at the front to maximise the space available.
Garden Fortress showroom
If you are based in Surrey, London or the surrounding counties Garden Fortress’s showroom is worth a vista as part of your research.
It is a clever building that serves a hybrid of uses well. There is office space, gym space, leisure space and a kitchenette and shower room.
Garden gym specialists
Speak to any garden room company, and they will say that their buildings can be used as a home gym. The thing is, many of these companies have a one size fits all approach and don’t offer options to tailor the design and specification to the unique requirements of using it as a gym.
Tailor-made physiotherapy and pilates studio
eDEN Garden Rooms designed and built this 5m x 3.5m garden room tailor-made for a physiotherapy and pilates business. The door & windows have been configured to maximise the countryside views.
Home gym, music room & pool changing room in one building
The interior of this eDEN Garden Room has been divided to create three rooms – a pool changing room, home gym and music room. Each room has its own external access but has been designed so it can work as one coherent space.
Tudor style garden room
Tudor style garden room by Miniature Manors. Traditional detailing and craftmanship have been mixed with modern finishes that ensure a well-insulated space that will be comfortable to use all year round.
Garden gym suite with changing room and hot tub
Stylish garden gym suite with spacious gym room, relaxation room, covered hot tub area and a changing room by AMC Garden Rooms.
Multifunction garden gym suite
The project by Swift showcases what versatile spaces garden rooms can be. A home gym and comfortable sitting room work perfectly together in the 6m x 5m building.
Unusually shaped garden gym to maximise the site
To maximise the space in an unusually shaped area of their clients garden, Garden Spaces designed this tapered home gym building. The resulting building is a wonderfully light airy space.
Garden gym with secret store room
6.3m x 4m multifunction garden room design by Garden Spaces which has created a home gym with secret storage room alongside.
Two-room garden gym with ensuite
This modern home gym building by eDEN Garden Rooms has not one but two rooms for exercise equipment. There is also a good size shower room for freshening up after a workout.
5.5m x 4.8m garden gym
This 5.5m x 4.8m garden gym by Hargreaves Garden Spaces is 2.8m tall to offer extra headroom, about 300mm more than you would get in a standard garden room. Not all garden room companies will increase the height of their buildings, but Hargreaves Garden Spaces do.
L-shaped gym & office building
Bespoke design L-shaped garden room that has been divided into two rooms to create a home gym and office workspace. The building has many stylish design features such as the board on board cladding.
Multi-room garden rooms
Is one new room enough for your needs? Maybe you need a home office but would like your own gym or music room too. Well, Modulr Space have a solution.
Garden gym with sauna
Take a look around this stylish garden gym with space for a sauna by SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios.
Guide to buying a garden gym
There is a lot to think about when buying a garden room, particularly when buying one to be used as a gym. The architects at Modulr Space share some valuable insights in this guide to buying a garden gym
Home Pilates Studio
This Malmo studio by Garden2Office has been designed around the needs of a pilates instructor and allows them to work from home in a professional environment.
A trio of garden rooms
Three garden rooms side by side by Hargreaves Garden Spaces. Creating a home gym, cinema room and secure storage room.
SMART garden gym building
Large garden gym building by SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios with floating Cedar panels, portico entrance and lots of glass.
Garden office and gym side by side
A pair of low maintenance composite garden rooms one used as a home office while the other is a home gym.
Garden gym designed for heavy equipment
Thinking of building a garden gym and filling it with heavy equipment? You’ll want to work with a specialist company like Bridge Garden Rooms who will reinforce the floor structure to take the weight of gym equipment.
Trip the Garden Room Fantastic
Swift Garden Rooms designed this bespoke 8m x 3.5m dance studio with the flexibility to morph into other uses as the family require. It also incorporates a secret storage room.
High spec garden gym options
Garden Spaces are experienced in designing garden gyms. Understanding the design differences to other garden room types. They offer a range of high spec options to personalise your home gym.
2.8m high garden gym studio
This garden gym studio by Timeless Garden Rooms is 2.8m tall. This offers 300mm more headroom inside the room, to make using gym equipment comfortable.
Home gym garden room
4m x 4.4m custom garden gym by Swift Garden Rooms. Larch clad with bi-fold doors, air conditioing and gym bar & TRX mounting points.