Rattan garden furniture sets: 6 best buys for summer 2022
Think of rattan garden furniture sets and images of traditional English country gardens spring to mind. But rattan garden sets now come in many guises, from the classic wicker look to the contemporary boxy corner sofa. Good Homes magazine picks out six of the best rattan corner garden furniture sets that blend the traditional with the trendy for summer 2022…
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1. Classic corner rattan set
The elegant Hamilton furniture range from B&Q gives off Bridgerton vibes, yet sports a rust-free aluminium frame and water and stain-repellent cushions that are easy to maintain. The Hamilton Steeple rattan-effect eight seater garden furniture set (£1,350 from B&Q), offers a corner sofa with deep seats, a square, height-adjustable table that can function as a coffee or dining table, and two benches. It comes with a five-year guarantee.
2. Hinch hero
Cleanfluencer Sophie Hinchcliffe, aka Mrs Hinch, has launched a new garden furniture range in collaboration with Tesco. It’s full of affordable pieces, like this four-piece lounge set with two-seater sofa, two armchairs and drinks table for £499. There’s also a very cool egg chair in the collection. Available in-store at Tesco.
3. Compact set with chaise
This compact steel and rattan-effect sofa with storage stool (£320 from Habitat) is a stylish addition to any outdoor space. It comes with six wipe-clean cream cushions, to which you can add a splash of boho-chic with some patterned cushions and cosy throws. Lift the stool lid to store a blanket or candles. Plus, detachable legs make it easy to store.
4. Modular sofa set
This stylish taupe Cancun modular rattan garden furniture set (£649 from Dunelm) is made from rattan, steel and glass. The four-seater set has a coffee table, left-arm sofa, right-arm sofa, two armless modular sofas and two footrests, which you can arrange and rearrange as suits your al fresco entertaining needs. Plush cushions offer added comfort.
5. Low-slung squishy set
A relaxed, natural vibe in the garden is always a winner. This Meera garden corner set (£1,499 from Mad About Mid Century Modern) has a base made from chunky, rattan-effect polyweave topped with squishy neutral beige pillows. Add extra cushions for a pop of colour and throws to keep the evening chill at bay. The set also comes with a matching, glass-topped coffee table for coffees and cocktails.
6. Practical three-piece
This three-piece garden sofa lounge set (originally £749.99 but reduced to £369.99, from DaAl’s) includes a sofa with chaise and a coffee table. It’s made from handwoven rattan-effect PE weaves over a steel frame coated with anti-corrosion coating and grey cushions. This one is durable and stylish – perfect for creating a comfy spot to lounge in the sunshine.
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