3 of the best outdoor rugs

Add an outdoor rug to create an inviting exterior space

A relative newcomer to the world of homes and gardens, outdoor rugs are proving incredibly popular. Commonly made from hardwearing fabrics, they can be left out for the whole summer, are comfortable under foot and can make add an inviting loungey element to an outdoor space.

We've tracked down three of the best outdoor rug suppliers.


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Table on rug next to pool

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This Safari Weave Classic herringbone rug adds a muted elegance to an outdoor space and is well suited to contemporary gardens. It's made from recycled PET fibre by artisan workers in India and is available from Northwood Home at £255.

Dash & Albert

Yellow stripe indoor outdoor rug

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Very popular in the states, American designers, Dash & Albert are strong
contenders when it comes to outdoor rugs. We love their use of colour in this fruity lollypop fresh 'Happy
Yellow' Woven Rug, made from the ever reliable polypropylene and able to withstand
high foot traffic areas. Available in three sizes from Cuckooland, starting at £129.

Fab Habitat

Outdoor patio with furniture and lime grey rug

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Offering great value at £49.95, the Santa Cruz rug has a carry handle for beach days and park picnics. Made from handwoven recycled
materials, waterproof and wipe clean, the emphasis of Fab Habitat is recycled materials, organic dyes, and natural fibres with low carbon footprints. Available at Cuckooland.


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.