It’s officially summer, and although no one has told the British weather, that means, hopefully, there will be many more opportunities to enjoy your garden. To make the most of your outdoor space, though, you’ll need somewhere where you can sit, relax, and enjoy the sun. Here are a few garden seating ideas to get you started.
This boho garden retreat is stunning – the perfect place to sit and hide away from the outside world.
As far as DIY garden seating goes, they don’t get much more straightforward than this. A simple, yet effective solution.
Who doesn’t want a swing seat in their garden? Somewhere you can recline and daydream for hours and hours.
Or a hammock swing? It’s more lying down than sitting, but you get the idea.
An ordinary bench nestled amongst a beautiful verdant garden. It’s not only what you’re sitting on that matters, but also where it is.
Okay, so this old boat seat takes upcycling to the extreme, but it just goes to show that, with a little imagination, you can create garden seating out of practically anything.
This seating area has a lovely country cottage style – it would be a welcoming place on a warm summer’s afternoon.
Bring an old, worn, and rusting bench back to usefulness by simply adding a few cushions, no repainting needed.
Tuck your seating away into a shaded area of your garden and enjoy the midday sun in safety and comfort.
If you have a place in your garden you can put down a few cushions, then you have somewhere you can relax.
It was once a four-poster bed. Now it’s a fantastic place to chill out and read a good book.
Why not make your garden furniture out of pallets? A lick of paint, some seat cushions, and a couple of pillows is all it takes to create the perfect seating area in your garden.
Or how about a garden sofa made from cinder blocks? It’s sturdy, and certainly weatherproof.
This stone seating area is ideal for the British garden – you won’t have to worry about your table and chairs becoming weather worn or being blown across the garden during a storm.
Beanbags are no longer limited to teenagers’ bedrooms. They now come in all manner of fashionable shapes and sizes, and make great impromptu seating for your garden.
Simplicity is often best, and if you’re just looking for an option that will allow you to relax and unwind, then a traditional wooden deck chair will do the job perfectly.