Easy-listening radios with country-style chic

Treat your home to an interior-friendly design with great sound quality, crystal-clear reception and the latest wireless technology

1 Best for… sound quality

Ruark, £199

Featuring O&L’s beautiful pale aqua and grey Melo print, the multi award-winning R1 radio (H17xW13xD13.5cm) – also available in walnut, black and white – sounds so much better than its size suggests,making it ideal for a home study or open-plan kitchen. It’s also effortlessly easy to use, just as a radio should be, and featuresDAB/FM, Bluetooth, dual alarms, USB charging port and 20 presetstations.

2 Best for… inside and out

Pure, £149.95

Choose from two of Sanderson’s most popular prints – Dandelion Clocks (shown) or Chelsea – and enjoy a radio that will slip seamlessly into your home or garden. Although small it has Bluetooth for wireless streaming and 20 presets for your favourite stations plus an optional battery pack (£17.99) that gives up to 20hrs of use-outside use. Measures H180xW115xD120mm.

3 Best for… crystal clear reception

Revo, £279.99

It’s expensive, but as well as having DAB/FM and Bluetooth, the RevoSuperConnect (H18xW27xD12cm) can connect to your home broadband and play internet radio stations. This not only gives you access to more than 16,000 global stations but is great for radio 4 if you live in a rural area and have poor radio reception. It also has 8 preset stations, RCA input, an alarm and comes with a remote control.

4 Best for… value for money

View Quest, £89.99

Don’t let the retro looks fool you, this radio (H135xW215xD126mm) has more features than most, including DAB/FM, Bluetooth, NFC, 30 preset stations as well as an alarm and 3.5mm stereo connector. It can alsobe battery powered and wirelessly play your music from yoursmartphone. Choose from 11 cool colours and swivel the LCD control panel, which allows the radio to sit vertically or horizontally depending on personal preference.

5 Best for… the bedside table

Tivoli Audio, £199

If you prefer a clock radio without a bright digital display, this wood-cladstyle with dual alarm (H11.43xW21.27xD13.34cm) is ideal. The traditional design, shown here in cherry/metallic taupe, is available in a range of elegant colours and, while it doesn’t have DAB digital radio,you can play anything from the web via Bluetooth.

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