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Five Impressive Summerhouses for English Gardens

Five Impressive Summerhouses for English Gardens

It’s true, it rains a lot in the UK but we do get some sunshine during the summer months and there’s no better place to enjoy your leisure time than relaxing in a summerhouse. Notable for different reasons, here’s our selection of some of the most impressive that would grace any garden.


Although with less floor area, the two versions of the Jagram Harrogate Summerhouse on GardenSite are superbly presented and built to the very highest standards from pressure treated northern European redwood.

Brass door furniture indicate that this is a special summerhouse, windows and doors are glazed with 4mm toughened glass not cheaper plastic, and the roof is protected by asphalt tiled shingles rather than felt. When all is considered, this is a beautiful summerhouse that is worth every penny.


If your budget is limited, then the 7ft x 5ft Lumley Summerhouse from B&Q is very good value for money, an uncomplicated garden structure built with attractively planed 12mm shiplap cladding.

Once through the double glazed doors you’ll appreciate the tongue & groove floor. Perfectly light and dry inside, the roof has a felt covering and, although supplied with just a dipped basecoat, you’ll be able to paint the summerhouse as vibrantly or discreetly as you wish.


If you have a corner to fill, Wickes have the Shire Barclay Summerhouse that is designed to fit neatly into a garden niche. Light floods in from full length glazed windows and doors, so the interior will be warm and welcoming when the sun shines.

Designed and built to high standards, the Barclay has a pent felt covered roof and is constructed from handsome softwood timber that’s been dip treated and can be left with a natural finish, painted or stained.


Somewhat larger is the Pavilion Summerhouse by Waltons which is available on Amazon. This is a large open plan structure with durable tongue & groove cladding that receives masses of light through extensive glazing.

With excellent build quality and a distinctive square shape, this is a summerhouse that’s certain to enhance any surroundings, and you are able to configure the two concertina doors and windows so that they suit your garden’s particular requirements.


Tesco Direct’s BillyOh Petra Summerhouse is nearly 20ft long with stunning glazing that allows in an abundance of light, this enables the interior to be used for many activities that require excellent illumination and lots of space.

Large enough to be ideal for entertaining, the doors can be positioned to your preference and, even when the weather is poor, the summerhouse’s delightful ambiance will be maintained by strong interlocking tongue and groove panels.

There we have it, our run down of the top 5 impressive summerhouses available to buy online for our UK shoppers.

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