One of the perks of summer is getting to enjoy al fresco dinners and gathering around the fire pit with friends and family. To make your outdoor space usable as the evening light disappears, having some good garden lighting can make all the difference.
Whether you love the idea of festoon lights around your garden dining table, want to light up your pathway with stake lights or want to spruce up your greenhouse canopy, here are some of the best outdoor lights to brighten up your garden...
Best Garden Festoon lights
Warm White Carnival Solar Festoon Lights
You can't go wrong with festoon lights to brighten your garden space. These ones give off a warm white light and look stunning strung across hooks around your garden.
For a twist on the classic bulbous shape, these bistro lights are more streamlined in shape whilst still giving you the fun, festoon style.
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Solar Outdoor 10 LED Festoon Lights
We love these solar festoon lights from Oliver Bonas, Instead of the usual filament, these lights feature a ball of string lights inside every bulb. Same but different!
Best Garden Stake lights
4 Edwardian Solar Stake Lights
A classic garden light style, stake lights are great for lighting a path or adding a warm glow around a seating area. These Edwardian inspired lights look lovely surrounded by greenery.
Dandelion Solar Light
Looking for something more eccentric? These dandelion solar lights blend in beautifully with your garden plants to highlight your favourite area.
Bover Atticus Rattan Lamp
Nothing says summer more than a hint of rattan. These stake lights from Amara offer a subtle glow to light your garden path.
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6 Richmond Solar Stake Lights
A more traditional style, these solar powered stake lights are simple and sophisticated. The black blends in with the shrubs at night, leaving you with a pretty glow of light.
Best Garden Lanterns
Saxby Single Light Coach Lantern Charcoal
For an outdoor light you can move around your garden, lanterns are a great choice. This traditional-style lantern from Cotswold Co has a sleek black design and can be easily carried around.
Eliza Large Trapeze Black Solar Lantern
If you're looking for a statement piece, this solar lantern is a perfect garden light and is big enough to fit a light, candle or even a plant!
Lester Rechargeable Outdoor Table Lantern
Easily rechargeable, this lantern looks beautiful on your garden table as a centrepiece whilst giving you plenty of light!
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White Bamboo Lantern
If you're looking for something light and neutral, The White Company have brought out these white bamboo lanterns that look beautiful on a patio or perched on y0ur doorstep.
Pumpkin Green Solar LED Outdoor Lantern
Inject some colour into your garden space with this pumpkin green solar lantern. This green is the perfect summer colour and the lantern can be hung up or placed on a hard surface.
Best Garden String lights
Climbing Ivy Outdoor Solar Light
String lights are often small and inoffensive, but if you really want them to look a part of your outdoor space, these Ivy lights imitate garden climbers whilst giving out a warm, subtle glow.
Outdoor Solar Moroccan Line Lights
The perfect blend between string lights and festoon ones, these Moroccan line lights are a fun alternative to typical garden lights and add a bit of texture and interest.
Woven Lantern Lights
This time, we're combing string lights with lanterns. How fun are these woven lights from The White Company. They add beautiful light at night, whilst in the day time, they take the form of pretty decorations, especially strung above a table.
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Solar Ivy LED Outdoor String Lights
If you want your sting lights to blend it, these Ivy lights are great for winding around your garden trees without looking out of place.
Best Garden Pendant Lights
Potter Pendant Outdoor Light
Outdoor pendant lights are great for centring a certain space in your garden. Often used on porches, this pendant light is perfect to hang above a garden dining table in your greenhouse or under a canopy.
Sisine Hang Light
The natural materials and colours in this hanging light make it the perfect outdoor light. Hang above a table or seating area, or to create a focal point, hang a few at varying heights.
Nordlux Luxembourg Outdoor Pendant
Looking for something more rustic and classic in shape? This outdoor pendant looks naturally weathered, perfect for any antiques lovers.