Create ambience after dark with these lantern, garland and solar-powered styles.

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Outdoor lighting is key in creating the right ambience in your garden, but with so many now available, It's important to choose designs that suit your home and personal style.

Here are a few of our favourite designs available to buy now. 

Sleek and minimal

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The Adyson LED wall washer from Dar Lighting is an adjustable circle design in a tough powder-coated anthracite matt grey finish. IP65 rated, it’s resistant to moisture and dust and suitable for any outdoor space – we think it's super chic!


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Hang from trees or above the table for a focal point during family meals or when chilling out with friends. These Squirrel festoon lights from Garden Trading are IP44 rated, are mains operated and come with 20 bulbs. 

Crazy colours

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Get more for your money with these multicoloured outdoor LED cube tables by Moree from Lime Lace, which also double as a seat. A few dotted around to create mini seating areas in the garden is a super fun and quirky idea.

Lovely lantern

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This weather-resistant Skandi black solar outdoor lantern from Argos Home holds an LED bulb that emits a warm white glow and as it’s wire-free, you can hang it anywhere. A few of these dotted around will create a whimsical forest vibe.

Industrial copper

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Industville's Vintage industrial cage copper bulkhead wall light from The Den & Now is perfect for garages, outbuildings and beside the back door. If you're a copper fan then look no further!

Totally retro

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For a maritime look, Dowsing & Reynolds’ Steve aged brass bulkhead has a steel cage protecting an etched glass case secured with wingnuts and is also available with ‘posh knobs'. 


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