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10 of the best outdoor furniture covers for winter

Protect your garden furniture over the winter months with a cover.

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As the nights dim and the temperatures dip, it becomes the time for garden furniture to be retired until warmer seasons arrive.

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An outdoor furniture cover is ideal to help protect your garden seating and garden furniture from the harsher elements during the cold months.

Below, we have drawn up a selection of winter furniture covers for a variety of outdoor sets. Some covers are designed for specific pieces, such as L-shaped patio sofas and parasols. Others can be adjusted to fit a range of chairs, tables and other outdoor furniture depending on what you need.

And if you’re interested in other storage options, we ‘ve also found some of the best garden storage ideas as well as some useful shed storage solutions.


10 of the best outdoor furniture covers for winter

Browse our selection of protective furniture covers below;

1

Garden Trading Outdoor Furniture Cover

Garden Trading Outdoor Furniture Cover - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Garden Trading Outdoor Furniture Cover

This weatherproof cover will protect furniture from the elements but it’s also breathable, allowing excess moisture to escape. A toggle allows the cover to be loosened or tightened for an exact fit and various sizes are available depending on your furniture set.  A storage bag is included for the warmer months when the cover is not needed.

Price: £80

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2

Garland Two Seater Large Bistro Set Cover

Garland Two Seater Large Bistro Set Cover - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Garland Two Seater Large Bistro Set Cover

This garden furniture cover is designed to fit a garden bistro set, consisting of a small table and two chairs. The cover is UV resistant and will protect your furniture from the weather as well as potential bird droppings, tree sap and any other dirt which could coat it during the winter months.

Price: £25

Buy Garland Two Seater Large Bistro Set Cover at Dunelm


3

Symple Stuff Patio Sofa Cover

Symple Stuff Patio Sofa Cover - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Symple Stuff Patio Sofa Cover

This outdoor furniture cover is designed specifically for those with an L-shaped patio sofa. The breathable cover has UV protection to prevent fading and it should keep your seating clean and dry through even the worst weather. A drawstring toggle also allows the fit to be adjusted snugly and help keep it in place.

Price: £77.99

Buy Symple Stuff Patio Sofa Cover at Wayfair


4

Heavy Duty Six Seater Black Dining Set Cover

Heavy Duty Six Seater Black Dining Set Cover - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Heavy Duty Six Seater Black Dining Set Cover

Ideal for those with larger dining sets, this cover should fit up to six seats along with your outdoor table. The cover should protect your set from the elements and it’s guaranteed for one year. You can also easily wipe it clean with a damp cloth when required.

Price: £45

Buy Heavy Duty Six Seater Black Dining Set Cover at Dunelm


5

Premium Large Cushion Bag

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Premium Large Cushion Bag

Most furniture covers for outdoor seating advise removing cushions first and storing them inside. This cushion bag is ideal for those who don’t have the space indoors or would prefer to store everything together. The bag is waterproof with welded seams and has full UV protection to keep them clean and dry when not in use. The bag is guaranteed for seven years.

Price: £49

Buy Premium Large Cushion Bag at Dunelm


6

Tvird Garden Furniture Cover

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Tvird Garden Furniture Cover

This waterproof garden furniture cover will prevent sets from getting wet during rain storms and even winter snow. The multi-use cover is designed to suit a variety of rectangular outdoor furniture, such as garden dining tables, chairs, benches and more. The cover features double bound edges to prevent cracking and it has a UV resistant coating. A storage bag is included for when it’s not in use.

Price: £31.89

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7

Gemitto Protective Parasol Cover

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Gemitto Protective Parasol Cover

Protect your best garden parasol and prevent damage during the winter with this specifically designed outdoor furniture cover. It’s waterproof while remaining breathable and the rust-proof side zip makes it easy to access and close again. It’s also resistant to wind and can be tightened simply using a drawstring.

Price: £12.74

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8

Dokon Patio Stacking Chair Cover

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Dokon Patio Stacking Chair Cover

Ideal for those with stackable garden chairs, this cover is resistant to UV rays, rain, tears and fading. It includes mesh-lined air vents for breathability and has four straps to help secure the cover over the chairs. It comes with a storage bag for the warmer months when the chairs will be in use.

Price: £17.99

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9

Swing Seat Cover

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Swing Seat Cover

This outdoor furniture cover is designed especially for garden swing seats. The cover goes over the entire structure and protects it from the elements. With a waterproof finish, the cover can be easily wiped clean, while the double stitched seam ensures it remains secure and strong.

Price: £33.99

Buy Swing Seat Cover at Wayfair


10

Protective Rattan Furniture Dining Set Cover

Protective Rattan Furniture Dining Set Cover - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Protective Rattan Furniture Dining Set Cover

Available in a variety of sizes this weatherproof outdoor furniture cover can be used to protect a range of garden sets depending on your needs. Suitable for patio seating, balcony tables and even your barbeque, the cover can be tightened using a chord threaded through the eyelets to ensure the best fit.

Price: from £25.99

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