Take a seat

Once your garden has been brilliantly designed and perfectly lit, you really do need somewhere to sit – drinks with friends in the garden of an evening? Yes please!

Lutyens bench

These statement Lutyens Teak designs from Garden Benches are just beautiful, perfect for so many styles of garden, whether your garden is cottagey or more expansive, it would make a lovely centrepiece.

Lutyens Chair

A single chair for a morning coffee in the sunshine? Just pop one into a quiet corner.

For a contemporary garden, the Banana benches might be more suitable?


Again, superb quality and beautifully designed but the styling is simpler, I can easily imagine one of these in a Danish thriller!

This design would work equally well in an Asian fusion garden – lots of bamboo and pebbles, lay black paving slabs for a bold graphic effect and have this ‘kissing bench’ snake across the patio.


Slightly Kama Sutra for some people I know, if you are a more straightforward couple you might prefer this –


Called the ‘couples bench’ but you will have nothing to fear – you can safely pop a cup of tea between you!

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