Stylish outdoor mirrors to add light and space to your garden
Garden mirrors are a style statement - plus, they make your garden look bigger, too! Here are a few of our favourites from the likes of Amazon, Dunelm and Wilko
In the market for a garden mirror? You're not alone! Searches for mirrors suitable for use outdoors have spiked in recent years, as more and more of us look to add this stylish accessory to our gardens.
As well as adding instant texture and flair to your space, outdoor mirrors also serve a practical purpose. By reflecting part of your garden, at first glance they look like a 'window' onto an additional area of outdoor space, giving the clever illusion of extra space and depth to even a smaller garden.
Interested? Read on for a round-up of our favourite garden mirrors on the market, in styles ranging from Gothic to Art Deco to laid-back boho. And if for more easy ways to style up your outdoor space, don't miss our pick of the best garden wall art.
Best outdoor mirrors to buy in the UK
La Hacienda Church Window Garden Mirror
This outdoor mirror by La Hacienda curves at the top to form a pointed arch. This grand and imposing shape is frequently seen in Gothic architecture in Europe, particularly in churches and other important buildings.
Made of strong and durable steel with a distressed stone-effect finish to get that authentic aged look, this would suit a traditional garden scheme. Measuring 105cm by 56cm, it's large enough to act as an eye-catching centrepiece on a garden wall - simply mount using the attached fixing.
Charles Bentley Premium Vintage Arch Mirror
Charles Bentley is one of our favourite brands for high-quality garden furniture and accessories, so this elegant arched mirror caught our eye right away. Made of wrought iron, it's finished in shabby chic grey and comes with a pre-attached hook so you can install it straight away.
Perfect for fans of romantic decor, this intricate design will add fairytale charm to any corner of your garden.
Cox & Cox Quatrefoil Outdoor Mirror
The quatrefoil design of this Cox & Cox mirror may be familiar if you are a history buff, as it was a popular symbol in medieval Europe, and the shape can frequently be spotted in architecture and windows from this period.
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Add to a classical garden for a touch of castle fantasy, or make use of the simple curved lines to complement a more contemporary scheme. The mirror measures 44cm x 44cm and is made of metal which will develop a weathered patina over time.
Dunelm Tulip Antique Green Outdoor Mirror
If you're looking for a garden mirror that really makes a statement, Dunelm's Tulip outdoor mirror might just be the one for you! Measuring 140cm x 65cm, it can be mounted using the key-slot fixing brackets included, or leaned against a wall as a free-standing mirror. We love the antique-look iron frame with its unique green tinge!
Sora Wall Mirrors Set of 3
What's better than one garden mirror? Three, of course! With their Art Deco-style geometric frames reminiscent of radiating sunbeams or flower petals, this set of 30cm by 30cm mirrors would add a real artistic flair to your outdoor space.
Each is made of durable resin to withstand the elements, and comes with a pre-fitted saw tooth for easy installation.
Casadomu Outdoor Mirror
With its sleek 100cm x 70cm matt black iron frame and sloping angled corners, the Casadomu outdoor mirror is the ideal choice for a contemporary garden scheme. Style with plenty of greenery, or even drape some outdoor lights across the frame for a truly magical effect.
Choose between mounting onto a wall using the pre-attached fixings, or use it as a free-standing accessory for a more relaxed look. Although designed for outdoor use, the manufacturer recommends protecting the mirror during particularly harsh weather.
Sulu Rattan Effect Outdoor Mirror
This handmade rattan-look Sulu mirror from Dunelm is just the thing for adding a laid-back boho vibe to your outdoor space.
Although it looks like it's woven from natural materials, it's actually made of synthetic material designed to stand up to the elements. To complete the look, style alongside other garden accessories from the Sulu range, including a garden wall shelf and plant stands.
Garden Illusion Mirror
One of the charms of an outdoor mirror is that, placed correctly, it gives the illusion of being a window into an extra expanse of garden. This mirror from Primrose leans into that illusion, with the internal frame angled to look like a window left ajar.
The frame is made form weatherproofed redwood with a shatterproof perspex pane, making this a particularly safe and durable option for outdoor use.