Country dining room pictures

If you love country style, there’s no reason why you can’t create a country dining room scheme. Browse our pick of the best country dining room designs for your dream country home. Not sure country style is for you? Take a look at our traditional dining rooms, modern dining rooms or browse the best designs for all styles.

  • Country dining room with artisan block print wallpaper and yellow accents

    Artisan ‘block print’ wallpaper has a heritage that endures and is a work of art for your walls. Though its mostly done digitally these days! Use them in a country look with simple wooden furniture and offset with co-ordinating paint on the other walls.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Walls in Farrow & Ball Dix Blue Estate emulsion, £33.55 for 2.5ltrs, Homebase
    Buy now: Carter 4-8 seat dining table, £1,625, Neptune

  • Deep blue dining room with benches and floral blinds

    Think ‘no frills’ for furniture and flooring to keep the room calm, but stop it looking clinical with a warm, matt blue finish on the walls and a modern botanical-print blind. Stick to oak, black and white finishes for your key pieces to give a foundation for adding colour and detail. An abstract rug zones a dining area – and hides crumbs until you get time to vacuum!

    Get the look
    Buy now: Walls in Midnight Thyme matt emulsion, £66 for 5ltrs, Paint By Conran
    Buy now: Blinds in Clarke & Clarke Herbarium Heather/Ebony F1089/03, £35 per m, Jane Clayton 

  • Country dining room with green panelled walls, copper lighting and rustic furniture

    Create a characterful homely room for everyday eating with subtle green-painted walls and recycled glass and copper pendants to reflect the light. A sheepskin rug, natural textiles and warm wood help make this a snug and inviting space.

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    Buy now: Taupe sheepskin, £40, Violet & Percy

  • Neutral dining room with zigzag rug and palm print chair

    Go for a mostly monochrome scheme with neutral walls and black wood furniture. Next add in some black and white patterns, for interest. And if you’re feeling brave, throw in a little bit of the unexpected with a palm print chair or cushion. If you do, make sure to have some natural greenery to complement it.

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    Buy now: sign, Pedlars

  • Orangery-style dining area with pretty pink prints

    This orangery-style dining area has light flooding into it, making it the perfect bright space for a gathering. It’s not just the structure that’s noteworthy, though. Pretty pink prints on the tablecloth, bunting and cushions make this space into the homely room it deserves to be.

    Get the look
    Buy now: similar dining chairs, John Lewis
    Buy now: similar birdcage, Confetti

  • Large open-plan dining area with exposed-brick wine rack

    Who doesn’t want a wine rack in their kitchen? Our sentiments exactly! Exposed brick is all the rage just now – it’s stylish, rustic and cool, adding fabulous detail to any space. The fact that this large kitchen-diner has a cleverly built-in wine rack added into the mix, plus a cutely curved wall, shows that some serious design genius has been at play here.

    Get the look
    Buy now: table, Vintage Barn Interiors
    Buy now: limestone flooring, Mandarin Stone


  • Pastel-coloured dining room with celebratory bunting

    Mix shabby chic and modern country styles to create a lived-in look with a homely feel. Vintage finds, like the plate rack and dresser, are great in a scheme like this and lend unique character to a space. They offer plenty of scope for putting colourful crockery on display, too. Celebratory bunting completes the look.

    Similar dining table
    Pine Solutions
    Similar dining chairs
    Maisons du Monde

  • Neutral dining area with wooden dining furniture

    Create a traditional feel with wooden dining furniture. Good-quality wooden furniture will last a lifetime and the inevitable knocks it gets over the years just seem to add to its character. This dining room benefits from an open-plan feel and connects directly to the kitchen. It’s round the corner, though, so it also has a feeling of being its own room.

    Nash at Home
    Similar wall clock
    Newgate Clocks

  • Dining room with folk-inspired patterns

    A whimsical figurative wallpaper sets the mood for a welcoming space. Artisan-crafted chairs in a polished or painted finish complement striped fabrics and weaves with geometrical patterns.

    Farrow & Ball

  • White country dining room with colourful plates

    Warm up a white scheme with wooden dining furniture. The natural tones of wood are a great complement to white and this simple combination gives a typically country room a modern feel. Handmade plates from Spain provide pops of colour.

    Table and chairs

  • Farmhouse dining area with modern furniture

    Create a wonderful contrast by pairing modern furniture in sleek white with the traditional country decor of a farmhouse kitchen-diner. A floor-standing candelabra may not be what you’d expect to see here, but the unexpected is often precisely the key to interiors success.

    Tulip table
    The Conran Shop

  • Relaxed dining area with glamorous accents

    Shades of pink and grey combined with country-style wooden furniture create a calm and tranquil atmosphere in this family dining area. The pale pink Chesterfield sofa in front of a subtly patterned wallpaper is the focal point of the room, while a large mirror maximises the light and increases the sense of space. To dress up the scheme for a special occasion, a shimmering table runner and metallic vase add a note of glamour.

    Similar wallpaper
    John Lewis
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    Similar table runner


  • Festive-decorated Christmas dinner table and dining area

    Get your inspiration from nature this Christmas, using a real tree branch hung above the dining table. Decorate it with hanging decorations, garlands, holly and berries for an alternative centrepiece. Then keep the table itself simple with a touch of holly or ivy, dried nuts and maybe a candle or two.

    Similar heart decorations
    Similar lanterns
    Nordic House

  • Traditional festive dining table laid for Christmas dinner

    If you’re lucky enough to have a big family dining table, it’s the best fun to deck out at Christmas. Tall candle holders like these are ideal as they leave plenty of room for all the food. Add a personal touch with home-made place cards for each member of the family.

    Christmas biscuits
    Giverny candle stands
    India Jane

  • Biblical wall hangings in festive red and white dining room

    Rich wall hangings can give a warm depth to rooms, particularly at Christmas. Here the red wall hanging taken from a 17th-century tapestry provides a grand backdrop to the antique-white dessert buffet table. Red candles and silver trees complete the festive feel, along with red baubles and glittering LED lights.

    Silver footed bowl
    Wall hanging
    Zardi & Zardi at Watts of Westminster

  • Traditional English Cottage dining room with French designs

    Go for a classy French theme to your Christmas decorations, with gold and white as the key colours. This works particularly well if you have a traditional style to your decor, such as here. This is a new room, but the classic French-style cabinets, and white, distressed mirror frame, paired with the stripped back wood of the table give it a sense of history.

    Similar dresser
    Newark Fine Furniture

    Traditional kitchen cabinets
    Sambourne Kitchens

  • Christmas dining room with print tablecloth and seasonal foliage

    Host memorable meals at your table. Invite your guests to dine in relaxed style with mix-and-match tableware and seating. Dress the table with a striking print tablecloth accented with a bright red runner and pretty displays of seasonal foliage.


    Habitat, Ikea, Sunbury Antiques Market


  • Country dining room with foliage chandelier

    Red candles, bubble glassware and pretty berries welcome in the magic of Christmas. A country tartan tablecloth mixed with folksy florals adds a relaxed and informal feel. Classic plates on rattan chargers with fabric crackers and chalkboard name tags make the look rustic and personal, but the wow factor in this dining room has to be the impressive chandelier of fir and ivy foliage, hung from black highland ribbons.

    Similar tablecloth

    Similar tableware
    Not on the High Street

  • Pretty country dining room scheme in copper and pink

    Choose coppery and rusty finishes for light fittings and decorations in your dining room. Warm copper tones add light on dark days and reflect flickering candlelight beautifully. Pick up similar shades in glimmering velvet for cushions and smart satin stripes at the window. Contrast heavy linen weaves used as a tablecloth with the magical glow of copper decorations, creating a backdrop that feels reassuringly familiar while adding rustic texture.

    Similar wreath
    Rockett St George

    Similar pendant

  • Beamed open-plan country dining room

    Create a cosy seating area in a corner of your dining room for a relaxed, modern-country feel.
    A vibrant pink sofa dressed with pretty floral cushions and throws adds a burst of colour to this neutrally decorated dining room, which has a smart circular dining table and industrial-style chairs. The mix of old and new gives this room an easy to live with look.

    Sofa fabric
    Ian Sanderson

    Dining table
    Edmondson Interiors

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