Hello summer!  Top picks from our Garden Furniture range

Hello summer! Top picks from our Garden Furniture range

Hannah Newman
Hannah Newman

Here comes summer!

At last! The sun is shining, UEFA Euro 2024 is underway, Bridgerton summer-style is in full swing and it's almost time for schools to break up.  Get out in the garden and enjoy the glorious sunshine; it's time to kick back and relax with our top picks for lounging and entertaining in your outdoor spaces.

If relaxing in the sun with friends and delicious food is on your to-do list then the Kettler Palma corner sofa will work perfectly.  Available in left hand configuration, you'll have a choice of tables to complete the set including slat-top and firepit options all in their popular whitewash finish. 

Kettler Palma Sofa Set Whitewash - image 2

If corner isn't your style, you might like the Palma Sofa set; a three seater sofa with two comfy armchairs plus two stools, so you can set it up exactly how you'd like it.  We currently have this at a great value in-store Manager's Special price of £1,599 - a saving of £400 on the recommended price - for the sofa set including matching glass top table.  Talk to Duane or Helen in our Bridport store to take advantage of this deal.

Next on our most-wanted list, we all know food tastes better al fresco but sometimes the effort of getting everything set up outside can take away from the spontaneity. Kettler Cafe Roma Set with Cushions

Stay meal-time ready with the durable Cafe Roma Bistro set from Kettler.  Their metal comes with a 3-year anti-rust warranty for peace of mind, and both the table and chairs are foldable for easy storage.  The chic slate grey cushions are included in the set, bringing a touch of italian style to your garden - not to mention lovely memories of summer holidays on the continent!

Or the Kettler Savita dining sets might suit you well, it's certainly proving a very popular choice this season.  Available in a 4 or 6 seater option, the understated stylish design will complement any garden space - sturdy enough for all weathers and the chairs stack neatly out of the way when you're not using them.Norfolk Leisure Beeston 4 Seat Dining Set - image 1

For a contemporary, lightweight option, consider the Beeston dining set from Norfolk Leisure.  The modern aluminium frames are designed to be outside all year round, they are solid and robust with great corrosion resistance.  The Norfolk collection easy-care cushions are also shower resistant, so a spot of rain needn't stop plans, as well as being extremely comfortable.

If the weather stays warm, you might want to go for an outdoor kitchen setup, in which case our range of Ooni pizza ovens, Weber barbecues and Kadai firebowls are ideal - offering flexibility and a quick and easy teatime for spur of the moment entertaining.

Alexander Rose Albany Turnberry 5' Bench - image 2Our range of traditional and elegant wooden garden furniture and benches are always popular and give your space a classic, timeless feel.  We stock Alexander Rose and Hutton, with lots of choice to suit different layouts and sizes.  Durable and robust, these make a natural addition to the garden as well as a very welcome sit-down - cup of tea and a scone strictly optional.

Of course, much as the sunshine is welcomed, it's also important to have shady spots too.  Our range of outdoor parasols and shades, along with bases, covers all budgets and makes sure you can sit outside and still stay cool all summer through.

How can you choose the best furniture & accessories for your garden?

When it comes to decisions like which garden furniture set will suit your space, the best sofa for your lifestyle and which bbq will be most suitable for how you like to cook, our friendly and approachable Outdoor Leisure team are on hand to help.  We can give advice, get the tape measure out and work out whether something will fit on your decking and talk through the best options for patio dining.  Buying new furniture can be a big decision, and our team work with a range of brands so can often bring to your attention options you might otherwise have overlooked. 

Once you're home, our aftercare service means you can ask us anything - how something works, product care, storage advice - and we'll do our best to get you a quick and straightforward answer.

Here's how to place your order

Still making your decision? Call in to our Bridport store and browse our display area to literally get a feel for how comfy the sofa/chair is and how much shade the parasol will give you.  Unfortunately we're not able to cook you a burger on the barbecue or show off the Ooni's with a couple of pizza's but rest assured the Groves team have road tested these models and they come with great reviews.

If your vehicle is large enough you can take your new purchase home straight away, or we can arrange for home delivery as part of the checkout service at the tills.

Got your eye on something in particular? Feel free to phone ahead and check our stock levels, as soon as the sun comes out things can start to move really fast especially with our free local home delivery (sometimes as quickly as next day, depending on location).

Know exactly what you're looking for? As well as visiting us in-store you can also order online, or over the phone or via email.

Want to make it really easy? Treat yourself to an easy upgrade with our Assembly & Delivery service and we will pre-assemble your garden furniture before delivering it to your home.  Our delivery team will ensure the furniture is placed where you would like it, and they will take away all packaging - leaving you simply to enjoy your new outdoor furniture!  See individual product items for prices, this service can be selected as an optional extra when buying furniture instore and online.

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