Bring the indoors out with these fabulous garden furniture picks from Oxfordshire-based makers and suppliers.
Whether it's a family gathering on a fine spring day or a garden party in the height of summer, stylish garden furniture can help make the most of the outdoors. A carefully placed table and set of chairs can turn an unused patio into somewhere to relax with friends and enjoy the impromptu informality of al fresco dining. Alternatively, opt for a comfortable sofa or a bench if you love to lounge. Here is our editors' pick of stylish outdoor furniture from Oxfordshire based makers or suppliers, guaranteed to enhance your outdoor space.
Rive Droite Bistro Set
This classic French-inspired Rive Droite Bistro Set is designed for any sized space, from courtyards to patios and balconies. Fully foldable and available in a wide choice of colours, you can go simple and neutral or bright and bold. From weekend brunches to dining in the sun, bring that little touch of Provence to your own back garden.
Garden Trading, Carterton, Oxfordshire
01993 845559 | gardentrading.co.uk
Bobbin Indian Mango Wood Bench
This elegant hardwood three-seater bench from India is truly eye-catching, with a turned spindle feature (like bobbins) inset into the back. Made from the densely grained wood of the mango tree, with additional traditional carvings, it's very bohemian in style and eastern in design. The bench is finished in a distressed painted look in Blue, Teal, Ivory or White.
Burford Garden Company, Burford, Oxfordshire
01993 823117 | burford.co.uk
Luxury Garden Swing Seats
Imagine having a sofa in your garden all summer long. This Luxury Garden Swing Seat, affectionately known as Old Rockers, has 3 seat cushions and 3 back cushions on the sofa, square arms, and a straight upholstered back. The canvas is water and rot resistant so you can leave the swing seats out all summer long. And they fold away easily for winter storage. Each Old Rocker is made to your bespoke requirements.
ODD Limited, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
01993 830 674 | oddlimited.com
Farmhouse Table and Bench
This gorgeous farmhouse table and bench is handmade-to-measure to suit your garden using traditional carpentry techniques. It is often left untreated but can be given a protective coating of natural oils. Made to order in standard dimensions or your requested dimensions.
Oxford Planters, Swerford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
01608 683022 | oxfordplanters.co.uk
Showcasing the relationship between Parisian style, elegant curves and quality construction, the 1900 collection boasts a variety of colours and styles for your outdoor bistro area. The perfect addition to a city balcony, through a secret archway or simply for a spot of alfresco dining on the patio.
Nicholson Nurseries (Rosara HQ), North Aston, Oxfordshire
01869 340 342 | rosara.co.uk