Stylish garden seating ideas

10 stylish garden seating ideas

Our selection of the best garden benches, love seats and more.

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Make the most of your outdoor space by creating a cosy, sociable or stylish space to relax in, with the perfect garden seating. To help you craft a secluded corner or create a lounging area to enjoy with family we’ve brought together a selection of inspirational seating from romantic garden love seats, to personalised wooden garden benches and stylish outdoor sofa sets.

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And if you’re looking for something a little different, we’ve also got a collection of the best deck chairs, best garden hammocks and the best kids’ garden furniture.


10 of the best garden seating ideas

Browse our garden seating inspiration below;

1

The Oak and Rope Company 2-Seat Personalised Bench

The Oak and Rope Company 2-Seat Personalised Bench - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
The Oak and Rope Company 2-Seat Personalised Bench

For something completely unique, a personalised garden seat could be the perfect outdoor statement. This hand-carved, solid oak bench can fit up to 40 letters on each side. It seats two adults, so you could select names to make a thoughtful love seat – great for a wedding present – or any other phrase of your choice.

Price: £595

Buy The Oak and Rope Company Personalised Bench at John Lewis


2

Salsa Garden Mini Chairs, Set of 2

Salsa Garden Mini Chairs, Set of 2 - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Salsa Garden Mini Chairs, Set of 2

If you’re after something bold, this set of “Aegean Ombre” outdoor chairs is a vibrant choice and the stylish, curved design updates classic rattan in a fresh, modern way.

They are low-level and lightweight yet the robust steel frames are capable of withstanding up to 20 stone each. They should also be compact enough for a balcony or smaller patio, great if you don’t have oodles of space to play with.

Price: £98

Buy the Salsa Garden Mini Chairs at John Lewis


3

Dawsons Living Vienna Hanging Egg Chair

Dawsons Living Vienna Hanging Egg Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Dawsons Living Vienna Hanging Egg Chair

This rattan outdoor hanging chair is the ultimate way to relax, as you’re suspended almost weightless, above the ground. The cushioning provides padded comfort while the head cushion can be adjusted to suit different heights and sitting positions. This garden swing seat is available in black, grey and natural finishes, depending on what suits your garden  best.

Price: from £249

Buy Dawsons Living Vienna Hanging Egg Chair on Amazon


4

Watermelon Outdoor Pouffe

Watermelon Outdoor Pouffe - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Watermelon Outdoor Pouffe

Inject some fun and colour into your home with this bold watermelon pouffe. Great as a handy extra seat, it’s also waterproof so it can cope with the outdoors plus, kids will love it. The pouffe can also be inflated, meaning it’s super lightweight and easy to move around or take with you on trips.

Price: £22.99

Buy Watermelon Outdoor Pouffe on Amazon


5

Argos Home Jucar 5-Seater Corner Sofa Set

Argos Home Jucar 5-Seater Corner Sofa Set - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Argos Home Jucar 5-Seater Corner Sofa Set

Bring the indoors, outside with this sleek sofa and table set. Seating up to five, it’s ideal for families and entertaining. An attached side table is a useful addition and the accompanying coffee table brings the whole set together to create a cosy, gathering corner.

Price: £550

Buy Argos Home Jucar 5-Seater Corner Sofa Set at Argos


6

Arianna Wooden Planter Bench

Arianna Wooden Planter Bench - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Arianna Wooden Planter Bench

A green take on the traditional garden bench, this wooden set incorporates a secluded rest spot between two attractive planters. The meranti wood is treated with teak oil to make it durable and water resistant.

Price: £85.99

Buy Arianna Wooden Planter Bench at Wayfair


7

Pauls Valley Wooden Love Seat

Pauls Valley Wooden Love Seat - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Pauls Valley Wooden Love Seat

This charming garden love seat, in the Adirondack style has two individual chairs joined by a central table. Perfect for enjoying sundowner cocktails there’s also a handy shelf for storing blankets for cooler evenings or for resting a summer read. Constructed from pressure treated wood, it’s durable and long lasting.

Price: £279.99

Buy Pauls Valley Wooden Love Seat at Wayfair


8

Indu Bench

Indu Bench - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Indu Bench

Habitat’s bold, modern garden bench is a graphic garden piece, available in black, red or a bright cobalt blue. Simple but stylish, its powder-coated metal construction makes it durable too.

Price: £175

Buy Indu Bench at Habitat


9

Chevron Garden Lounging Chair

Chevron Garden Lounging Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Chevron Garden Lounging Chair

A premium garden choice, this cosy chair offers a comfortable, semi-secluded space to curl up in. The birdcage style, rattan seating is made from an aluminium frame and the plump grey cushions have removable covers, to keep them clean and this stylish garden seat looking sharp.

Price: £230

Buy Chevron Garden Lounging Chair at John Lewis


10

Piggy Bean Bag

Piggy Bean Bag - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Piggy Bean Bag

This squashy, oversized bean bag is another fun garden seating idea. It moulds to the body so you can lie, sprawl or sit and it’s water-resistant, so it can be used (although not permanently kept) outdoors as well as inside. There are six vibrant colour choices so it’s perfect for adding a shock and it’s available in small or large, to suit any size of garden.

Price: from £59

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