No matter what the season, gardening always carries the risk of muddy boots and shoes but you can help keep floors clean and clear by storing them in a welly boot rack, many of which are even suitable for year-round outdoor storage.
A range of designs, in various sizes are available. Some simply stand on the ground, others can be mounted on walls, while some feature sloped rain roofs for use outdoors.
For inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of boot storage ideas below. And if you’re planning to organise other tools and gardening equipment, we also have a list of shed storage ideas as well as garden storage ideas for larger garden items.
12 of the best boot racks
Browse our welly boot rack and outdoor shoe storage solutions below:
Welly Rack and Hallway Bench
We think this is a great idea, as it combines an extremely practical bench and welly store. Designed so you can sit and remove your boots, this bench has a sturdy steel frame and wooden seat with eight steel poles providing storage for four wellingtons - two pairs of adults and 2 pairs of childrens. Choose from a range of enamel paints to suit the colour scheme of your hallway or porch.
- Buy the Welly Rack and Hallway Bench from Amazon
PetHot Five Pair Black Round Welly Holder
This circular welly holder not only looks different from the usual arrangement where wellies are stored in rows, but it’s a great space saver too. Holding up to five pairs of boots, this is a stylish way to avoid muddy boots from cluttering up the hallway.
- Buy the PetHot 5 Pair Black Round Welly Holder from Amazon
Wellington Boot Stand
This solid steel welly boot rack is designed with families in mind and can hold up to six pairs of wellies, walking boots or outdoor shoes at once. There are two rows, one designed for adult boots and the other sized for children’s shoes and the rack is coated in plastic to help keep it resistant to rust.
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- Buy Wellington Boot Stand at Etsy
Horseshoe Boot Rack
This unique outdoor shoe storage rack is crafted by hand from recycled horseshoes, welded together with a metal shelf to create an original boot rack. Each rack is completely unique and can hold two pairs of wellies or boots at a time.
- Buy Horseshoe Boot Rack at Etsy
Chedworth Welly Locker, Tall
This locker format is ideal if you're looking for boot storage ideas for a family. The top section is designed for shoes and short boots while the lower is tall enough to accommodate wellington boots. There are 11 slots altogether and name slots are included to help you label and organise the whole family’s footwear.
- Buy Chedworth Welly Locker at Garden Trading
Cast Iron Boot Airer
Holding four pairs of boots at a time, this cast iron boot stand also has a top shelf for extra storage and even includes a handy scraper to get rid of excess mud before you put your boots away. Handy indoors, this rack is also weatherproof so it can be used outside too if needed.
- Buy Cast Iron Boot Airer at Crocus
Personalised Boot Rack
Made from oak, this boot rack is suitable for use both inside and outdoors and is available in multiple sizes to hold four, six or 12 pairs of wellington boots at a time, so it's ideal for a busy household. The boot rack can be personalised with engraved messages or family names, so it's also a great gardening gift idea.
- Buy Personalised Boot Rack at Not on the High Street
Aldsworth Welly Store
This welly store offers a different take on boot storage ideas and is created as an outdoor shoe and welly shed. The hard-wearing store is made from spruce and features a slanting roof to allow rainwater to run off and keep your shoes dry and ready to slip on. There should be enough space beneath the shelter to store up to five pairs of boots.
- Buy Aldsworth Welly Store at Garden Trading
Esschert Design Boot Rack
Keep your outdoor shoes stored neatly away and efficiently organised with this simple boot rack. Stylish enough to look at home indoors it can also be used on a patio or outside the back door. It's available in a choice of white or grey.
- Buy Esschert Design Boot Rack at Amazon
Bamboo Boot Rack
This boot rack is made from bamboo coated in lacquer for a long-lasting and hard-wearing finish. The boot stand can support both adult and children’s boots and is quickly assembled using an allen key. A two year guarantee is included.
- Buy Bamboo Boot Rack at Amazon
Woodside Wellington Boot Storage Bag
For on the go boot storage, this wellington boot bag from Woodside is ideal. Protect your car and clothes from muddy boots and shoes whilst you're out and about by securing them in the bag and transporting them back home with the useful carry handle. The bag can store shoes up to a size 13 and includes an additional mesh storage pocket for your socks. There's a choice of four colours including purple and olive green.
- Buy Woodside Wellington Welly Boot Storage Bag at Amazon
Oak Welly Rack
If floor space is limited in your home, this wall mounted boot rack is the answer. The rack is handmade from oak and coated in Danish oil. The standard size is designed to hold two pairs of wellington boots but there are larger models available to support up to six pairs at once, depending on your needs.
- Buy Oak Welly Rack at Not on the High Street
This Product Guide was last updated in April 2022 and we apologise if anything has changed in price or availability.