Small but crucial, a good garden chair cushion can be a vital part of your garden design.
Garden furniture is usually hardwood or hard-wearing polywicker – practical and beautiful, but not always the most comfortable. Garden furniture cushions can make your garden a little cosier, bringing an indoor luxury into your green spaces.
Garden chair cushions also add a splash of colour to decking, patios, and conservatories that can compliment your planting as well as the wider aesthetics of your garden.
We’ve curated a list of some of the best garden furniture cushions, with a range of colours, designs, and materials – including a few waterproof cushions, in case your garden gets caught in a sudden shower. Whether you’re just looking for a homely place to rest, or a designer cushion to set your patio apart, we’ve got a spectrum of styles, sizes, and shapes to suit a range of needs and prices.
For somewhere to place these cushions, check out our guides to the best deck chairs, garden egg chairs, and garden sofas. If you’re entertaining, check out our tests of the best gas BBQs, the best charcoal BBQs, and our guides to barbecue accessories.
10 of the best garden cushions
Izabela Peters Luxurious Garden Waterproof Outdoor Cushion
This Picasso-inspired cushion is fantastic for art lovers and an easy way to bring colour to grey patios and courtyards. Even better, it’s part of a collection of designs, ranging from abstract faces to flowers, and all of these garden chair cushions are waterproof.
Celina Digby Waterproof Garden Cushion
For a floral effect, try this cushion from Celina Digby. Its dark fern pattern would suit both traditional and contemporary spaces, and provide an intriguing contrast against light wood benches.
John Lewis & Partners Window Pane Check Print Garden Cushion
Put price and practicality first with this simple but high-quality cushion. Straightforward and stylish this cushion would suit a wide range of gardens.
Bpersonalisedgifts UK Outdoor Waterproof Garden Scatter Cushions
For an eye catching change of shape, check out these garden scatter cushions. These triangular cushions would look fantastic strewn around a social space like a patio or deck, and their cool blue and grey tones are great for hot summer days.
Price: from £15
Bean Bag Bazaar Summer Outdoor Cushion
Maximise garden comfort with this big cushion from Bean Bag Bazaar. This wide (43x43cm) cushion is great for filling up a chair or a bench and is also water resistant. It’s available in single units or sets of two or four and if you don’t like this featured design, check out the 18 other designs.
Kings Cushions 16″ Outdoor Cushions
Good garden bench cushions don’t have to be complicated. We love these simple single-colour cushions, and especially appreciate their excellent value. The polyester cushions are water-repellent and come in a choice of 11 different colours .
RaggedRose Garden Cushions
For a burst of colour try these independently-made cushions from RaggedRose. They’d look excellent on wood benches nestled amongst foliage, or on the seat of an arbour. There’s great variety, as there’s nine different floral and faunal patterns to choose from, and each one is showerproof.
WestvalePrint Personalised Garden Cushion
This entry is an excellent gardening gift. With this personalised cushion, you can help a loved one make their garden truly their own – or just help them bagsy their favourite seat.
Vintage Designs Reborn Personalised Birth Month Flower Cushion
For more subtle personalisation, try this birth month flower cushion. It offers discreet individuality while maintaining a floral theme.
Morris & Co. Marigold Cushion
Evoke the spirit of the arts and crafts movement with this cushion from Morris & Co. A deceptively complex marigold design in four different colourways, this garden bench cushion would suit country gardens and more traditional spaces.
This Product Guide was last updated in May 2021 and we apologise if anything has changed in price or availability.