7 of the best garden lights
Carry on socialising long after the sun goes down with our pick of the best illuminating garden lights. Whether you’re after solar-powered, floaty lanterns or quirky ideas, we’ve got you sorted!
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1. Cheeky monkeys
Add a bit of fun to your garden space with Graham & Green’s Outdoor Black Monkey Lights, perfect for popping into trees or hanging on a wall to provide a cheeky bit of illumination. Choose from sitting, standing, hanging and ceiling designs to suit your needs.
2. Solar option
Light up the garden path or show off an attractive rockery with a few of these Decorative Metal Solar Lanterns from Gardenesque. The LED 12 lumens design gives off a warm white glow while the metal casing is finished with a ribbon of small holes for a stunning reflected pattern effect.
3. Industrial style
Perfect for hanging over porches, Industville’s Brooklyn outdoor dome wall light is a stunning combination of pewter and copper and is a durable, weatherproof option that will withstand the elements. Its industrial look will complement all exterior spaces and buildings too.
4. Timer function
Make your garden lighting more playful with the Rattan Bunny Garden Light Duo from Lights 4 Fun. Their rattan structures feature 100 warm white LEDs while the waterproof coating means they can sit outdoors throughout the seasons. They also come with four ground hooks to set them in place.
5. Fruity aroma
Dot a few candles on an outdoor table or bench for some more intimate lighting, which smells great too. Yankee Candle’s 2021 Scent of the Year is Discovery, a delicious blend of red ginger, starfruit, mango, passion fruit and vanilla spice.
6. Table lamp
Set the scene for alfresco entertaining with the Solar Table Lamp from Cox & Cox. Perfect for dining outside after dark, it has a stainless steel stem, brushed steel base and a white shade with a pull-cord to switch on and off.
7. USB charged
Cuckooland’s B-Bulb Weatherproof lamp is also UV resistant and offers three levels of brightness with a button control as well as a two-tone option with soft or bright white. It works via USB charging and comes in two sizes.