Create a place to get away from it all with Forest’s arbours and gazebos

arbourNothing beats the feeling that comes from sitting in the garden at the height of summer. With the sun beaming onto your skin, the birds chirping in the trees and the scent of flowers and freshly mown grass filling the air, there are few things that can instantly bring about such a sense of relaxation. Forest, the UK’s leading supplier of decorative garden timber products, has a whole range of arbours and gazebos, to  bring a moment of pure bliss to UK gardens this summer.

With seven beautiful arbours to choose from Forest is spoiling us with choice. Designs vary, offering both sleek, contemporary and traditional styles, including lattice work, slated roofs and even a corner design.

Perfect for when space in the garden is at a premium is Forest’s Palermo Arbour (RRP £259.99 including home delivery). The smallest in the range, the Palermo can sit two people comfortably, and features decorative trellis side panels, perfect for teasing climbing plants such as Clematis, Honeysuckle, Jasmine and Roses.

Forest’s Palermo Arbour RRP £259.99Decorative side panels also feature on Forest’s Parisienne and Sienna Arbours (RRP £209.99 and £319.99 respectively), both of which would provide the perfect backdrop to summer blooms, over time blending beautifully into the backdrop of your garden to create a stunning hideaway.
Forest’s Limoge Arbour RRP £479.99For absolute privacy choose Forest’s Limoge Arbour (RRP £479.99 including home delivery). This fully enclosed arbour is made from smooth planed timber, providing full protection from the elements. Whilst all Forest arbours can be painted, the Limoge lends itself particularly well to the trend for colour in the garden. A palette of blue and white creates a seaside feel, whilst traditional greens and greys, evoke classical garden designs.
Forest’s Sorrento Arbour RRP £589.99For a place where all the family can sit together, Forest has created two larger arbours. The Venetian Corner Arbour Seat (RRP £569.99 including home delivery) fits perfectly into a quiet corner of the garden, and features a slatted roof that allows dappled light into this snug area. The largest arbour design in the range is the Sorrento Arbour (RRP £589.99 including home delivery). Large enough to seat four people, the lattice design is once again designed to encourage vertical planting schemes for fragrant and natural decoration.

Information on Forest’s stunning arbour collection can be found by visiting where BBC Radio 4’s Matthew Biggs talks viewers through the lifestyle on offer.

For the ultimate luxury, why not add a gazebo to your garden this summer? Larger than an arbour, gazebos are the perfect place to really kick back and relax. Forest offers two stunning designs – the Burford and Arden Gazebos (both RRP £2,199 including home delivery). Both feature solid roofs with decorative accents, plus lattice panelling that is designed to allow light to stream in which also offering support for trailing plants and summer roses. Both designs also come complete with flat packed benches and integral floors.

For those not quite ready for a gazebo, the Burford Half Arbour (RRP £1,049 including home delivery) is the perfect solution. Featuring an open ‘front’ and three benches, this unique design combines the intricate detailing of a gazebo, with the accessibility of an arbour.

Finally, the Burford Pavilion (£2,949 including home delivery) is the perfect place to while away those summer evenings. Traditionally styled, the pavilion features three solid back panels for shelter or privacy, two side panels, ideal for supporting climbing plants, and two low level balustrade sections to the front. It is supplied with an integral floor and comes complete with five flat packed benches.

Find out more about Forest’s gazebo offering by visiting the company’s dedicated YouTube channel, Forest Shows You How.