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19 ground-breaking garden paths you need to see!

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Prepare to get your landscapers of choice on the phone as we have found some amazing garden paths to show you, which will undoubtedly get your inspiration and creativity flowing.

Now that the weather is a whole lot warmer and drier, it's the perfect time to get out into your garden to do some maintenance or updating. If your path has long been a disappointment, now's the time to make amends!

1. Variations on a colour theme look great for garden paths. This one is very 50 shades of grey!

2. Shape variations look great so mix rectangular slabs with pebbles for the infill. What a fantastic look

Night time in the Garden:  Garden  by GK Architects Ltd
GK Architects Ltd

Night time in the Garden

GK Architects Ltd

3. Don't panic that a garden path needs to be a big expense as simple shingle can work wonderfully well, especially between beds

4. Wooden decking isn't only for terraces as you can create incredible garden paths with shaped segments

Communal Gardens, London: modern Garden by Bowles & Wyer
Bowles & Wyer

Communal Gardens, London

Bowles & Wyer

5. Sometimes, the simpler the better. For large transitional areas, look for a low-cost, pretty material, such as small stone shingle

AR Design Studio- Abbots Way: modern Garden by AR Design Studio
AR Design Studio

AR Design Studio- Abbots Way

AR Design Studio

6. Mix up your textures for a really eye-catching design. Pebbles with super smooth slabs and natural wood looks incredible!

Chelsea Creek - copyright St George Plc: modern Garden by Aralia
Aralia

Chelsea Creek—copyright St George Plc

Aralia

7. For a simple weekend DIY project, think about a paving slab path. The materials are reasonably priced and, when pieced together, look amazing

Traditional Garden: country Garden by Unique Landscapes
Unique Landscapes

Traditional Garden

Unique Landscapes

8. A little crazy paving never hurt anyone and we love these random slabs nestled in the grass

9. As stylish as a Mondrian painting, this exemplar path is all sorts of stunning! Best call in the professionals for something this picture perfect…

A Modern Garden with Traditional Materials: modern Garden by Yorkshire Gardens
Yorkshire Gardens

A Modern Garden with Traditional Materials

Yorkshire Gardens

10. We always think that garden paths should actually lead somewhere so this curved brick weave path is great and runs all the way up to a hideaway cabin

10m² Barbecue Cabin in a Derbyshire garden. : scandinavian Garden by Arctic Cabins
Arctic Cabins

10m² Barbecue Cabin in a Derbyshire garden.

Arctic Cabins

11. In an English country garden, your cobbled path can get a little overshadowed by bustling borders. That's no bad thing but keep it pressure washed to stop it from becoming slippery

Topiary and Cloud Pruning in an English Country Garden: eclectic Garden by Niwaki
Niwaki

Topiary and Cloud Pruning in an English Country Garden

Niwaki

12. When you need a little more peace in your garden, add some pale pebbles and small slabs as pathways

Japanese Style Garden: asian Garden by Unique Landscapes
Unique Landscapes

Japanese Style Garden

Unique Landscapes

13. For a perfectly finished path, take the time to add a cemented brick edge. It will make everything look much neater and increase longevity

Serene Gravel Garden: modern Garden by Cornus Garden Design
Cornus Garden Design

Serene Gravel Garden

Cornus Garden Design

14. Garden paths don't have to run in a straight line so go as crazy as you like. letting your plants dictate your movement

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent: modern Garden by Earth Designs
Earth Designs

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent

Earth Designs

15. Aesthetics are important but function should reign supreme. Ensure your path runs from the house, all the way through your garden. You want to reach all your favourite plants, don't you?

Porthcothan Responsive Home: modern Garden by Innes Architects
Innes Architects

Porthcothan Responsive Home

Innes Architects

16. Blink and you could miss this path thanks to the perfect colour matching of the shingle and slabs. What a great idea for a subtle but functional addition!

17. Even in the shade, your garden path can sparkle if you use pretty colours. We love these soft greys and creams!

Garden Rooms by eDEN Garden Rooms: modern Garden by eDEN Garden Rooms Ltd
eDEN Garden Rooms Ltd

Garden Rooms by eDEN Garden Rooms

eDEN Garden Rooms Ltd

18. If your garden path runs along the edge and you think it's a bit dull, liven it up with some adjacent shrubbery! Though this grey patchwork path is anything but dull. Just look at the finish!

Contemporary screening , fencing & wall panels: modern Garden by Paul Newman Landscapes
Paul Newman Landscapes

Contemporary screening , fencing & wall panels

Paul Newman Landscapes

19. There really aren't any rules when it comes to garden paths so focus on giving yourself access to all your borders and let your imagination run wild. We love this lawn-interrupting design!

itv's Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh: modern Garden by Solardome Industries Limited
Solardome Industries Limited

itv's Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh

Solardome Industries Limited

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 15 Things You Need To Create The Best British Summer Garden.

Which of these paths did you like best?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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