With Halloween around the corner, front gardens up and down the country will be transformed with spooky displays to welcome trick-or-treaters. Unfortunately, far too many classic Halloween decorations are made of single-use plastic that will sit in landfill for years.

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To avoid this, we’ve found high-quality Halloween decorations for the garden, made from hard-wearing, reusable materials like wood, ceramics and metal. They’re also designed for years of use, so they offer great value and less waste. These tasteful decorations provide festive fun without compromising on quality or aesthetics.


To keep your feet warm and dry while trick or treating, see our expert review of the best wellington boots and fFor more seasonal buying advice, check out our guide to garden essentials for safe firework displays and bonfires in your garden. If you're entertaining, check out our reviews of the best gas barbecues, the best pizza ovens and the best charcoal barbecues.

Browse our pick of the best Halloween decorations for the garden below:


The best Halloween decorations in 2022

Trick Or Treat Halloween Slate Sign

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Trick Or Treat Halloween Slate Sign

Let trick or treaters know you’re taking part in the Halloween fun with this simple slate sign, decorated with cobwebs and a spider.

Price: £11.99

Buy the Trick Or Treat Halloween Slate Sign from NOTHS


TruGlow Black Dripping Wax LED Pillar Candle Trio

Welcome witches with this set of black LED candles. Covered in real wax, they’ll look fantastic on front doorsteps or in front windows. They also have a six-hour timer, which is a great energy-saving feature.

Price:£29.99

Buy the TruGlow® Black Dripping Wax LED Pillar Candle Trio from Lights4Fun


Boo Doormat

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Boo Doormat

For a more understated Halloween decoration, check out this cute doormat. Made of coconut coir, it has a non-slip PVC backing and an impressive 12-year guarantee.

Price: £19.99

Buy the Boo Doormat from Robert Dyas


Stained Glass Ghost Suncatcher

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Stained Glass Ghost Suncatcher

This handmade suncatcher will look spooky in windows or dangling from a branch in a front garden. The stained glass is available in seven different colours.

Price: from £10.00

Buy the Stained Glass Ghost Suncatcher from Etsy


Set of Five Light Up Pumpkin Decorations

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Set of Five Light Up Pumpkin Decorations

This set of light-up pumpkins is great for sophisticated Halloween decoration. Offering a range of different pumpkins in porcelain and mottled glass, these battery-operated lights will look fantastic in a window or on a path.

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Price:£64.99

Set of Five Light Up Pumpkin Decorations from Lights4Fun


Personalised Halloween Decorative Garden Stake Sign

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Personalised Halloween Decorative Garden Stake Sign

Give your Halloween garden a personal touch with this stake sign, which can be personalised with your surname to welcome guests. Made from long-lasting acrylic, it can be used year after year and will look spooktastic in flower beds, planters and front lawns.

Price:£19.95

Buy a Personalised Halloween Decorative Garden Stake Sign from NOTHS


YUET Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit

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YUET Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit

There’s no more iconic Halloween decoration than a Jack O’ Lantern, but they can be fiddly to carve. This kit makes it easy to hollow out and carve pumpkins or squash, and unlike the plastic tools on the market, they’re tough stainless steel, so you can use these tools for years.

Price: £13.99

Buy the YUET Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit on Amazon


Wooden Crow String Lights

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Wooden Crow String Lights

These string lights have wooden cut-outs of spooky black crows, great for hanging in a shrubbery or across front porches.

Price: £21.99

Buy Wooden Crow String Lights from NOTHS


Handmade Felt Spooky Ghost Wreath Halloween Decoration

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Handmade Felt Spooky Ghost Wreath Halloween Decoration

Artificial wreaths are often made from non-degradable plastic. Instead, this handmade felt ghost wreath is made from 100% wool, and will look great on the front door to greet trick or treaters.

Price: £13.95

Buy Handmade Felt Spooky Ghost Wreath Halloween Decoration from NOTHS


Small Terracotta Pumpkin

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Small Terracotta Pumpkin

Candles will look fantastic in this terrifying terracotta tealight holder.

Price:£3.50

Buy a Small Terracotta Pumpkin from Wilko


Large Halloween Stake 3-pack

Welcome trick-or-treaters with these three spooky signs. Made from MDF, they’re more eco-friendly than plastic signs but still economical.

Price: £5.00

Buy a Large Halloween Stake from Wilko


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This Product Guide was last updated in October 2022. We apologise if anything has changed in price or availability.

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