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25 of the best outdoor rugs to bring style to your garden this summer

Upgrade your outdoor space with a chic rug...

If there’s one thing the pandemic taught us, it’s the importance of making the most of our outdoor space. With the right garden furniture and accessories, during the warmer months we can bring the indoors out and extend our homes with a whole new living area. Ideal for relaxing with a book, or eating and drinking alfresco.

From sparkly lighting to cosy fire pits, there are so many options when it comes to creating your own outdoor haven. Whether you have a spacious garden, a small patio or a balcony, an outdoor rug is a perfect addition to introduce some style this summer. 

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Types of outdoor rugs & materials

The best outdoor rugs look stylish while also being durable and long-wearing. It’s going to rain sometimes (or possibly a lot), even in the summer. They’re often made from popular household material polypropylene because it’s weather-proof, easy to clean and naturally stain-resistant.

You’ll also find some made from natural fibres, such as jute or hemp. As these come from plants, they'll hold up well outside. They’re also a more sustainable and eco-friendly option.

With summer finally here, now’s the time to invest in your outdoor living area. Here are 24 of the best outdoor rugs available to order online now.

Best outdoor rugs for summer 2022

Linear Indoor/Outdoor Rug, £39, Dunelm


With its neutral hues, modern geometric design and low profile, Dunelm's new season indoor/outdoor rug is perfect for placing underneath your patio furniture this summer. 


Safavieh Trellis Woven Rug, from £39.15, Amazon


New York-based studio Safavieh is known for mixing stand-out hues and luxe materials. Made from the ‘softest polypropylene available’, this rug will add some cosiness to your garden.

Soft Zebra Print Rug, from £17.95, Kukoon Rugs


Looking to make a statement? We'd argue Zebra print is timeless but right now it's never been more on-trend, so we love this piece from Kukoon Rugs.

Florence Alfresco Rug, from £35.95, The Rug Seller


The boho vibes we get from this beautiful lattice patterned rug have us reaching for the spider plants and rattan accessories. Cue the hazy summer days.

Aztec Indoor & Outdoor Rug, from £64, John Lewis


This bestselling Aztec printed rug from John Lewis would look amazing on your outdoor decking.

Salerno Alfresco Rug, from £39, Dunelm


This flatweave runner will suit any outdoor area. The understated design in neutral colours will mix well with all kinds of furniture and accessories.

Perico Outdoor Rug, £142, Maisons Du Monde


Be the envy of your guests with this outdoor rug from Maisons Du Monde. Its tropical blue parrot print makes for a unique finishing touch to your space.

Monica Ahanonu Outdoor Mango Rug, £289, Ruggable


Ruggable has partnered with LA-based illustrator and model Monica Ahanonu on a range of rugs, focused on empowerment and breaking the mould of traditional home decor - including this colourful outdoor rug, perfect for jazzing up any outdoor space.

Mendoza Natural Geometric Rug, from £36, Dunelm


With its simple design and muted shades, this Scandi-style rug from Dunelm is perfect for creating a calming outdoor area.

Patio Outdoor Rug, from £38.40, The Rug Seller


For a modern outdoor space, go for this very art deco ivory geometric printed rug. It's new in this season, so grab one before they're gone.

Hestia Weatherproof Outdoor Rug, £129, Harbour Lifestyle


Made from 100% polypropylene, the Hestia rug has a very thick and luxurious feel. Not only does it look stunning in your home, it's super hardwearing.

Boho Woven Rug, £27, Amazon


Brighten up your garden with this vibrant boho outdoor rug from Amazon. It gets so many five-star reviews.

Alizee Flatweave Rug, from £27.99, Wayfair


For a rug that’s party-perfect, go for this star print design from Wayfair. It’s more durable than it looks and any spilt drinks can be wiped off in an instant.

Habitat Light Blue Flatweave Outdoor Rug, from £24.95, Kukoon Rugs


Tribal patterns and geometric shapes make for a standout garden accessory, and we love this option from Kukoon Rugs by Habitat.

Amber Indoor/Outdoor Rug, from £20.99, Wayfair


If you can't shop your way around the souks, with its intricate Morrocan-inspired design, this outdoor rug from Wayfair is the next best thing.

Veneto Runner Rug, £19.80, The Rug Seller


Bring the sunshine to your garden whatever the weather with this beautiful ochre yellow design. The runner shape makes this rug a great choice if your space is limited.

Circular Jute Rug, from £55, Etsy


Handwoven from natural jute material, this bohemian Nordic-style rug is versatile and long-wearing. To continue the hygge theme, add a fluffy throw and outdoor candles.

Vrensted Rug, £30, Ikea


Ikea's Vrenstead's rug is suitable for indoor and outdoor use. It's fully water-resistant and reversible so you can change up the look.

Sorrento Runner, £45, Dunelm


This monochrome style in a unique block design is super versatile. The textured pile material is stain-resistant so you don't have to worry about it standing the test of time. 

THINK RUGS Rug, from £46.75, La Redoute


Stripes in soft, neutral tones will suit any garden. Made with the outdoors in mind, this rug from La Redoute is incredibly durable.

Ibiza Outdoor Rug, £66, Maisons du Monde


We may not have the weather of the Balearics here, but this outdoor rug from Maisons du Monde will have you feeling like you're in Ibiza. With its elegant pure white design, it will look amazing on your patio.

Culver Mint Outdoor Rug, from £4,223, The Rug Company


Handcrafted using Perrenials’ yarn, which is stain repellent and highly durable but soft to the touch, this rug is a true investment. Its beautiful soft colour palette has been inspired by mid-century California.

Concus-T Round Rug, £25.98, Amazon


With its monochrome design and boho tassels, this rug will add interest to any small space. It's machine washable, too.

Varano Casablanca Outdoor Rug, £34.95, Amazon


This outdoor runner has a beautiful tessellating tile-look design. It's hardwearing and easy to clean, making it very low maintenance.

Aaima Diamond Flatweave Rug, £53.99, Wayfair


Looking for a modern, monochrome option? Go for this eye-catching design from Wayfair.

Catalpa Indoor/Outdoor Palm Leaf Rug, from £30, La Redoute


Turn your garden into a tropical paradise with this palm leaf print rug from La Redoute. Its water-resistant material means it will stay looking fresh all summer.

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