Country kitchen pictures

Country style suits kitchens perfectly. Take a look at our pick of the best country kitchen designs and find the dream scheme for the heart of your country home. If country isn’t your style, take a look at our traditional kitchens and modern kitchens, or find a new style with our pick of the best kitchen design ideas.

Spacious country kitchen in soothing neutral palette

Spacious country kitchen in soothing neutral palette

Choose traditional kitchen units with plinths and an ornate carved mantel if you want a classic country-house look. Paint them in off-white shades that create a calming scheme and maximise the sense of space. Don’t neglect colour altogether, though – the blue island adds a lovely colour injection here.

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Buy now: Country Grey wall paint, £39.95 for 2.5ltr, Annie Sloan
Buy now: for a similar kitchen, try the Schreiber Grosvenor, from £3,945, Homebase

Modern country kitchen-diner with wooden beams

Modern country kitchen-diner with wooden beams

Wooden beams are key to this scheme, and part of the island has even been carved out around the central floor-to-ceiling column. Although barn conversions naturally have a traditional feel, this country kitchen has been given a modern spin with industrial-style pendant lights, plus a clean-feeling white backdrop and worktops.

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Buy now: pendants, Rowen & Wren
Buy now: chairs, stools and lanterns, all Vintage Barn Interiors

Neutral-country-kitchen-with-traditional-range-cooker-

Neutral country kitchen with traditional range cooker

Give a country kitchen a light, modern feel with pale cabinetry and walls. A range cooker is a core part of a farmhouse scheme, so make it centre stage by placing it in an alcove. Shelving above helps to frame it even more. Stone flooring is a hard-wearing material that has lots of natural detail and variation.

Similar range cooker
Rayburn

Neutral kitchen with plum-coloured island unit

Neutral kitchen with plum-coloured island unit

Add a splash of colour to a neutral kitchen by painting an island unit in a standout shade. Soft plum makes the island the focal point against the neutral units here, but using the same worktops throughout provides a sense of continuity. Wood and metal bar stools lend an industrial edge.

Island paint
Farrow & Ball
Similar bar stools
Cult Furniture

Country kitchen with a Scandinavian touch

Country kitchen with a Scandinavian touch

Take a modern approach to decorating a country kitchen with a grey and white palette commonly found in Scandinavian decor. Natural materials, such as the granite and wood worktops, tie in perfectly with this Nordic take on the scheme. This kitchen has nothing superfluous about it, and is meticulously planned to ensure easy access to cabinets and plenty of space to move around the island.

Bespoke cabinets
Redbrook Kitchens
Cabinet paint
Farrow & Ball

Blue country kitchen with wooden beams

Blue country kitchen with wooden beams

Go for simplicity in a country kitchen. Vibrant colours and exotic tiles definitely have their place, but here all that’s needed is a pale-blue painted wall to jazz the look up. After all, the wooden beams are such a key part of this space that it’s best not to detract from them. Honey-coloured wooden units are another appropriate choice for a farmhouse kitchen, both for style and practicality.

Wall paint
Farrow & Ball
Similar clock
Newgate Clocks

 

Rustic washing area in kitchen

Tiled rustic kitchen in Scottish bothy-inspired home

Stick to traditional fittings and fixtures, such as this gorgeous, original heavy-set sink. Here, it’s been paired with reclaimed tiles to keep the ‘recycled’ theme running throughout the washing area and adds a beautifully classic feel to the whole kitchen. The mirror opens up the room, while a battered finish on the wall paint adds to the rustic appearance of the scheme.

Similar tiles
Bert & May

Rustic farmhouse kitchen in Scottish cottage

Rustic farmhouse kitchen in Scottish cottage

Keep the rustic theme going when it comes to your crockery. If you have the space, these practical items look beautiful on show as part of the decor. A collection of pottery in various shapes and sizes makes an appealing display on a rustic dresser, with a contemporary take on classic jute chairs bringing the look up to date.

Toaster table
Garden Trading
Large jug
Leach Pottery

 

Pale green country kitchen with a modern Shaker style

Spruce up a country home with a painted kitchen that’s both modern and classic. Create fresh, rustic charm by painting Shaker-style cabinetry a soft mossy green and keep walls clean with a metro-tile splashback. Complete the streamlined storage with chrome details, such as these vintage-style brushed-metal drawer pulls.

Similar cabinets
Magnet
Similar tiles
Topps
Similar drawer pulls
Ironmongery Direct

Rustic cottage kitchen with wood panelling

Rustic cottage kitchen with wood panelling

Add character to a neutral kitchen with rustic reclaimed wood panelling. Here the weathered wood makes a great country-style alternative to splashback tiles above the range cooker, and complements the distressed wood kitchen cabinets. A vintage-style sign adds a decorative touch.

Similar range cooker
John Lewis

Similar sign
Not on the High Street

Country corner with hanging kitchenalia

Country corner with hanging kitchenalia

Display kitchenalia in a quiet corner and bring in the Christmas spirit. Even the humblest of items can be given a special Christmas touch. These wooden chopping boards are stored on kitchen hooks so they’re easy to find and put away – but add a few shiny decorations, such as this bunch of glittery acorns and a sparkly bauble, to catch the light and you have instant Christmas in the kitchen.

Similar dresser
Marks and Spencer

Country kitchen dresser with ruby red glassware and ice buckets

Country kitchen dresser with ruby red glassware and ice buckets

Turn kitchen storage into a drinks station. A pretty kitchen dresser filled with favourite festive tipples, sparkling glass and cocktail accessories makes an enticing bar area, while a scattering of baubles adds to the celebratory mood. The cranberry-coloured glass, silver details and white china feel super festive, while tealights add a warm and welcoming glow for guests.

Similar dresser
Oka

Similar champagne saucers
John Lewis

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