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Welcome to Garden Arch. Whether you are looking for a simple wooden garden arch, a decorative metal garden arch or an extra wide archway, we have dozens of arches and arbours for you to browse through.
We've partnered with leading online retailers to bring together the widest range of garden arches. Our clear page layout and powerful search facility will enable you to quickly locate the right arch. And if you're not sure what to look for, our comprehensive buyers guide will help you make sense of it all.
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Wide Garden Arch
If you are looking for a wide garden arch - say over 1.5 metres, then you'll know it's a difficult task.
The standard width of the openings on garden arches seems to be around 1 metre on average. But fear not, we have looked around and come up with this list of 8 great wide garden arches!
Whatever your budget, and whether you are looking for a metal or wooden archway there's sure to be one to suit.
A Garden Arch That Has Its Own Lights!
Many people add a string of lights to their garden arches to make an interesting night time display, so we were particularly interested in this arch from Greenfingers.
This metal garden arch comes supplied with two carriage style LED lights that are solar powered. It would make a wondeful entrance to your front garden and there's even a welcome sign in the pack too!
The arch itself is easy to put together and at around £25 is fantastic value, and is especially useful now that the nights are getting longer!
The Sweet Pea Garden Arch
A lot of metal garden arches tend to opt for diamond lattice or vertical/horizontal line details on their side panels, so this new arch from Greenfingers is quite interesting.
The flower design on the side is eyecatching and yet still provides plenty of opportunities for climbing plants to get a hold.
Despite the name, any climbing plants will love this one, and at around £35 with free delivery you'll love the price too!
Garden Arches with Gates
If you are planning to put a gateway in your garden, maybe at the top of the front path or dividing two areas in your back garden, why not make more of an impact by using a garden arch and gate combination.
Finding one is easier said then done, but we have managed to track down three of the best and what's even better is that they are all under £100.
Made from black powder coated tubular steel, this arch features some nice scrollwork design that works really well.
We Like: Great value from Greenfingers, a leading garden items supplier.
Width: 127 cm
Height: 222 cm
Depth: 54 cm
Long been a best seller, the Westminster arch is available in both standalone form and also has gate and seat options.
We Like: Very flexible - you can buy the arch and easily add a gate later as needed.
Width: 116 cm
Height: 210 cm
Depth: na cm
Loire from Gardman
New White-Grey Metal Arch
Gardman have just released a new range of garden products - their Signature Loire range features 9 items such as obelisks and planters, as well as this elegant metal archway.
All products in the Loire range feature some lovely ornate scrollwork, and are finished in a distressed white-grey colour which makes a nice change from the usual black.
The Oriental Look
Here are two wooden garden arches sporting a distinctly Japanese design, that would suit not only an oriental style setting but would look great in any space. Both are priced around £60 so are great value too and made from sustainably sourced timber.
Greenfingers Japanese Style Arch
This arch really has cracked the Japanese look with the triangular top and of course those circular side 'windows'. It is made from high quality fir and is easily put together.
Greenfingers Premier Arch
This wooden arch has an unusual side design that has both diamond trellis and vertical bars that is not only visually striking but also gives climbing plants plenty of chances to get established.
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Round Up Of The Round Tops!
Wooden garden arches with a semi-circular top section are quite popular at the moment and all the major brands have their own versions. These arches, being taller than usual can be sunk further into the ground improving stability whilst maintaining a decent height. Here are three to consider.
Round Top Arch
Round top arches tend to be quite tall and this one is certainly no exception.
We Like: Good width as well especially for the price.
Width: 120 cm
Height: 250 cm
Depth: 65 cm
An elegant arch with lattice side panels and constructed from FSC sourced softwoods.
We Like: 8 rungs on the top give climbers more support.
Width: 100 cm
Height: 250 cm
Depth: 55 cm
Elegant and Stylish
The Classic Wrenbury Metal Arch
The Wrenbury range of arches has increased recently with the addition of the round top version, but this is the classic orginal.
This popular Wrenbury arch is made by long established garden experts Rowlinson and features some very nice latticework on the sides and particularly the top. This makes it rather more ornate and detailed than other arches in this price range, and gives it an interesting oriental look.
Excellent Arbour Alternative
If you are looking for a garden arbour but want something slightly different, then you should consider the Rowlinson Willow Gazebo.
It's made from weaved willow in a lovely deep brown colour. An optional floor can be bought separately, and a matching garden arbour is also available.
All Change at Grange Fencing!
Grange Fencing make a range of garden products including a nice range of wooden garden arches.
They've just decided to rename the whole range and we notice that most, but not all retailers are aware of this. So to avoid any confusion here is the new and old names list!
Steepleford used to be Elite Granville
Hauxton used to be Elite
Pembridge used to be Elite Portico
Dunwich used to be Kyre
Ellington used to be Elite Bow Top
Phew! Glad that's sorted!
The Montebello has a Coat of Many Colours
Wooden Arbour Available in 5 Stunning Shades
The Montebello wooden garden arbour by Grange Fencing has many features to recommend - the elegant curved top and useful trellis side panels, not to mention the 15 year guarantee against rot. The price too is very competitive at around £180 (with free delivery to most postcodes). But now, you can order the arbour pre-treated in one of 5 stunning colours when you buy from Taylors.
To add to it's virtues and for a small extra charge of £65 you can have it in a very fetching Venetian red or how about a more traditional sage green? The choice is yours! It's a real timesaver and saves you the all the painting hassle!
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The Balmoral Takes A Corner Well
This new arbour from Rowlinson is designed to fit neatly into any right angled corner and will create an attractive and relaxing area in your garden.
It's made from mixed softwoods that are of course treated against rot - guaranteed for 10 years in fact. It comes in the standard light green that such treatment gives, but can easily be painted or stained in a shade of your choice.
Good value for money given its size.
Versailles Metal Arch
New Low Price Metal Arch
The attractive Versailles metal garden arch from Gardman is now available at a new low price.
Finished in a dark copper/anthracite colour it has a fine mesh on the side panels which make it ideal for longer stemmed as well as normal climbing plants. The top section is formed into a classic gothic arch.
Available now from Amazon for around £60 it represents good value from an established manufacturer.
New Garden Arch and Bench
Attractive Flower and Leaf Design
This new arch and bench combo has a lot going for it. For starters it's made from sturdy steel finished in an attractive dark copper colour.
There is also an attractive flower and leaf design that features on both the arch side panels and the seat. Supplied as a flat pack that is easily assembed by two people.
Best of all is the price - at around £130 it's a great price for such an attractive design; the neighbours will think you paid much more!
GAP Garden Products
Some Solid Garden Arches!
GAP Garden Products are a British manufacturing success story. They have been established for 25 years now and everything is made at their factory in Kettering. Unlike many metal garden arches, GAP Garden Products manufacture theirs from solid steel rather than the lighter tubular steel. This makes them heavier of course but much sturdier. Here are three of their top products:
Monet Arch + infill
An extra wide arch with a traditional curved top and ladder style side panels. Nice and wide too!
We Like: Supplied with a lattice infill pack that just clips on
Width: 152 cm
Height: 239 cm
Depth: 53 cm
Looks stunning with its pointed gothic top and elegant lines. Fits together easily using just 6 nuts and bolts.
We Like: Can be grouped together to form a tunnel
Width: 122 cm
Height: 223 cm
Depth: 53 cm
Ruddings Wood Metal Garden Arches
Ruddings Wood have just launched a great range of metal garden arches with some really nice detailed features. What's more, arches with gates and seats are also available at great prices!
Spiral Garden Arch
A classic metal arch with ladder style sides and a curved top. Also features metal meshing which will help climbing plants to establish themselves.
We Like: Nice sprial finials on the tops of the posts.
Width: 1200 cm
Height: 2110 cm
Depth: 500 cm
Spiral Arch + Gate
This nice and simple design also has the ladder style sides although without the meshing. Double gate is nicely integrated into the arch.
We Like: Has the same spiral finials as the basic arch.
Width: 1080 cm
Height: 2150 cm
Depth: 450 cm
Gardman Special Arches
The Convertible Garden Arches
When is a garden arch not an arch? When it can also be a seat or a gateway! Both the Westminster and Kensington metal arches from Gardman have a couple of great optional extras.
Gardman Westminster Arch
The Westminster is a black power coated metal arch is classically styled with strong vertical side details. Both seat and gate options are readily available and easily installed. Comes with ground spikes for installing in difficult ground conditions.
Gardman Kensington Arch
Very similar to the Westminster at first glance, the Kensington has a slightly different style to it's vertical side bars. It's also slightly taller and wider and is painted a very charming dark green (official name: verdigras). Also has seat and gate options and comes with useful ground spikes.
Arch and Seat For Under £100
New from Clifford James is this metal arch with seat, finished in a lovely antique bronze colour.
Considering it's price, it has a very ornate design to the seat with criss-cross curves and scrollwork to the top. The sides too have a mix of scrollwork and vertical bars making a great anchor for climbing plants.
It comfortably seats two people and is easily assembled. We think it would create a great focal point in just about any setting, and a great place to while away long summer evenings!
Here is a quick summary version of our exclusive buyers guide - read the full version here
Why buy a garden arch?
An archway can add height to a flat garden and provides an ideal home for colourful and fragrant climbing plants. A well-placed arch can also divide a garden into separate areas or, in conjunction with hedges or fencing, screen off utility areas such as washing lines or bins.
Metal or wooden garden arches?
Wooden garden arches for gardens tend to be more suited to traditional settings, and their natural timber construction blends in well. The timer is usually pressure treated to protect against rot, and they are usually of a green of brown colour. Trellis side panels are popular, as is the rustic effect made with rounded larch poles.
Metal arches are more contemporary are are well suited to more urban situations. Most metal arches for gardens are plain steel or painted black and can range from simple designs to those with very ornate detailing. Side panels can sometimes be trellis style but often they are open. Some galvanised steel frames can easily be painted any colour you like.
In their most basic form arbours are simply garden archways but with a fixed seat under the arch. They can be metal or wooden. Wooden arbours tend to be more enclosed are therefore more suited to the variable British weather. Often supplied in a natural finish, wooden arbours are often painted in bright or heritage shades to blend in with their surroundings.