B&M rivals Next with garden furniture lookalikes – saving shoppers £405

Can you even spot the difference?

Other than the price difference you'll be hard pushed to find many other differences. The new B&M garden furniture pieces looks almost identical to that of Next, but we've totted up the savings on offer – a grand total of £405.

Dressing your outdoor space in style needn't cost a fortune, as these furniture sets and outdoor accessories prove.

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If you're looking to make both a style statement and a saving this summer, you can't go far wrong with either of these options...

1. The garden sofa set

garden corner sofa set with coffee table

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Make an outdoor space feel like an extension of the living room with a comfy corner sofa. Both of these sets come complete with a footrest and coffee table, to create the ultimate lounging experience. The smart rattan-effect finish makes them both as stylish as they are practical.

Ideal: Allibert California Corner Set, £350, Next
Great deal:
Sorrento Corner Sofa Set, £200, B&M

2. The garden bench

garden bench with cushions

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This is THE must-have bench style of summer 2019! The all -weather woven design is surprising comfy and effortlessly cool. Dress the grey sofas with colourful cushions to make a real style statement outdoors.

Ideal: Zanzibar Sofa by Charles Bentley, £150, Next
Great Deal:
Hawaii String Garden Bench, £50, B&M

3. The chimenea


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Gather around the firepit/Chimenea in the comfort of your own garden with either of these designs. Adding a heating element will ensure you get the most out of your outdoor space, even after the warmth of the sun has gone.

Ideal: Arriba Chimenea, £75, Next
Great deal: Stone Chimenea, £35, B&M

4. The solar lights

garden with a set of solar powered bulbs

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We call it the 'Love Island effect', now responsible for our obsession with festoon lights. Since then these fun lights are popping up everywhere, and we LOVE them! Dress your own garden with a set of solar powered bulbs – taking the effort out of illuminating evenings after sunset.

Ideal: Set of 15 Solar Festoon Line Lights, £18, Next
Great deal:
Set of 10 Solar Light Bulb String Lights, £7.99, B&M

5. The BBQ

the bbq

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Get your grill on for a summer of outdoor entertaining. Investing in an affordable, yet quality BBQ will see you through many summers to come.

Ideal: Dorado Charcoal BBQ by Landmann, £225, Next
Great Deal:
Deluxe Louisiana Charcoal BBQ, £120, B&M

Related: Garden experts reveal 5 top tips to make the most of north facing gardens

At these great prices, these garden gems won't hand around for long. Strike while the irons hot folks!


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.