38 Garden Arbor Benches For Relaxing

Garden Arbor Benches For Relaxing

A garden arbor bench is the best place to curl up in the shade with a book or sip your morning brew and listen to the birds. With plenty of new and contemporary garden furniture on the market, arbors are back in style. They are the must-have garden piece of the season.

What Are Garden Arbor Bench Advantages?

Essentially, arbors are garden benches with shelter, which means that they are the perfect way to be surrounded by nature in your garden but still have protection from the sun and rain. From corner arbors to metal shelters – there are many gorgeous designs, from cottagecore to more contemporary versions to fit any outdoor space. Besides, if you take an arbor with trellis walls, you’ll be able to cover it with blooms or greenery.

One more advantage is getting a peaceful and secluded nook for yourself or two of you. Many of us have garden sheds that can be transformed into such personal spaces but if you don’t, you may get such a mini lounge for yourself and hide it somewhere in the garden.

The best part about garden arbors is that they are small and easy to assemble. All you need are some DIY skills and a screwdriver, and you’re good to go. Plus, they are the perfect addition to any size outdoor space. Whether you are looking to fill out an empty corner (consider a corner sofa set) or for somewhere to sit in the shade on your generous-sized plot, this compact structure can be positioned just about anywhere and does not take up much space.

A pretty dark green mini pergola placed in a green lawn with bold shrubs and trees is a secluded nook for relaxation.

A pretty dark green mini pergola placed in a green lawn with bold shrubs and trees is a secluded nook for relaxation.

A cottage-inspired arbor bench with lattice walls and lush blooms around for a secret garden feel here.

A cottage-inspired arbor bench with lattice walls and lush blooms around for a secret garden feel here.

A classy blue and white mini pergola with a roof and a bench is a lovely nook to enjoy some time alone in peace.

A classy blue and white mini pergola with a roof and a bench is a lovely nook to enjoy some time alone in peace.

A cute rustic mini pergola styled with pillows, blooms and lanterns is a perfect spot to relax a little bit.

A cute rustic mini pergola styled with pillows, blooms and lanterns is a perfect spot to relax a little bit.

A cute and sweet blush and white arbor bench with trellis walls and curtains, pillows and a planter with blooms.

A cute and sweet blush and white arbor bench with trellis walls and curtains, pillows and a planter with blooms.

A cobalt blue arbor bench with a seat will add color to your garden and make a statement in any space.

A cobalt blue arbor bench with a seat will add color to your garden and make a statement in any space.

A cottage mini lounge with a bench, a deck, some potted greenery and flowers, a chandelier and a console table.

A cottage mini lounge with a bench, a deck, some potted greenery and flowers, a chandelier and a console table.

A whitewashed cottagecore arbor with a bench, a roof, some baskets, a pillow, windows and a mirror on the wall.

A whitewashed cottagecore arbor with a bench, a roof, some baskets, a pillow, windows and a mirror on the wall.

A blue and white roofed seat with pillows, baskets and some bright bougainvillea around to create a contrast with color.

A blue and white roofed seat with pillows, baskets and some bright bougainvillea around to create a contrast with color.

A cute white cottage-style mini lounge with a bench, windows, a chandelier, some pillows and a folding table style for tea time.

A cute white cottage-style mini lounge with a bench, windows, a chandelier, some pillows and a folding table style for tea time.

A dark green mini pergola with windows and a built-in bench matches the greenery around and becomes a cohesive part of the landscape.

A dark green mini pergola with windows and a built-in bench matches the greenery around and becomes a cohesive part of the landscape.

A green and white lattice lounge with a roof and a bench built in, some potted blooms to create a cozy nook for one or two people.

A green and white lattice lounge with a roof and a bench built in, some potted blooms to create a cozy nook for one or two people.

A fairytale-inspried green and white arbor bench with lattice parts placed into bougainvillea is a lovely idea for a cottage garden.

A fairytale-inspried green and white arbor bench with lattice parts placed into bougainvillea is a lovely idea for a cottage garden.

A green arbor bench with trellis parts, with potted blooms and a green lawn is a harmonious part of the scenery.

A green arbor bench with trellis parts, with potted blooms and a green lawn is a harmonious part of the scenery.

A hidden white lattice arbor seat with some pillows and blooms around is a real secret mini garden for having some quiet time alone.

A hidden white lattice arbor seat with some pillows and blooms around is a real secret mini garden for having some quiet time alone.

A lovely green roofed seat with lattice walls is a pretty alternative to a usual bench if the weather in your place is unpredictable.

A lovely green roofed seat with lattice walls is a pretty alternative to a usual bench if the weather in your place is unpredictable.

A light-stained rustic mini pergola with a roof and lattice walls plus pillows and a basket to withdraw from all the issues.

A light-stained rustic mini pergola with a roof and lattice walls plus pillows and a basket to withdraw from all the issues.

How To Style A Garden Arbor Bench?

Create your own little sanctuary! Get pillows, blankets, candle lanterns and lights, perhaps even a chandelier for more chic, potted flowers and greenery, wreaths and garlands and some tables or even storage baskets to hide everything you don’t need. Bring in some seasonal decor to cozy up the nook even more and enjoy the things you love!

A light-stained mini lounge with a built-in daybed and shelf with decor, lots of pillows and blooms around is a great idea for a rustic garden.

A light-stained mini lounge with a built-in daybed and shelf with decor, lots of pillows and blooms around is a great idea for a rustic garden.

A small light-stained mini pergola for one, styled with pillows, greenery and a lantern, is amazing for a rustic or cottage outdoor space.

A small light-stained mini pergola for one, styled with pillows, greenery and a lantern, is amazing for a rustic or cottage outdoor space.

A Scandinavian mini house with a bench, a table, a chandelier and candles, lanterns, baskets and a Christmas tree is a private shed to get some seclusion.

A Scandinavian mini house with a bench, a table, a chandelier and candles, lanterns, baskets and a Christmas tree is a private shed to get some seclusion.

A rustic outdoor mini lounge with a large built-in bench and a table, a basket and some greenery and blooms is a perfect alternative to a she shed.

A rustic outdoor mini lounge with a large built-in bench and a table, a basket and some greenery and blooms is a perfect alternative to a she shed.

A cozy little arbor bench with windows and blooms is an ideal piece to have a bit of rest from gardening.

A cozy little arbor bench with windows and blooms is an ideal piece to have a bit of rest from gardening.

A comfy mini pergola with a daybed, some decor, a small table and blooms and greenery around is a nice fit for a rustic or cottage backyard.

A comfy mini pergola with a daybed, some decor, a small table and blooms and greenery around is a nice fit for a rustic or cottage backyard.

A little hidden nook with lush greenery and flowers, a small lounge with a bench, some lanterns and candles is a great secret space for anyone.

A little hidden nook with lush greenery and flowers, a small lounge with a bench, some lanterns and candles is a great secret space for anyone.

A farmhouse arbor seat with a table and a folding chair, some decor and lamps and greenery and blooms is your personal lounge for one or two.

A farmhouse arbor seat with a table and a folding chair, some decor and lamps and greenery and blooms is your personal lounge for one or two.

A weathered wood arbor bench is great for reading, add pillows for comfort and place it in a far corner of the garden to stay hidden.

A weathered wood arbor bench is great for reading, add pillows for comfort and place it in a far corner of the garden to stay hidden.

A cozy cottage mini arbor with trellis walls, baskets for storage and vintage decor plus greenery and blooms is a welcoming space to have a glass of wine.

A cozy cottage mini arbor with trellis walls, baskets for storage and vintage decor plus greenery and blooms is a welcoming space to have a glass of wine.

A boat-shaped mini pergola features a creative design and will withstand rain effectively due to its shape.

A boat-shaped mini pergola features a creative design and will withstand rain effectively due to its shape.

A cottage nook with greenery, blooms and a deck with a small lounge, some garden furniture and pretty decor.

A cottage nook with greenery, blooms and a deck with a small lounge, some garden furniture and pretty decor.

A small white arbor seat with lattice walls is a cool reading nook for book lovers, and it refreshes the look of the red brick wall in the backyard.

A small white arbor seat with lattice walls is a cool reading nook for book lovers, and it refreshes the look of the red brick wall in the backyard.

A white mini lounge with a built-in daybed and lush pink roses around looks absolutely idyllic and invites to have a nap here.

A white mini lounge with a built-in daybed and lush pink roses around looks absolutely idyllic and invites to have a nap here.

A white mini pergola with a bench, some pillows, a table and greenery is a super cozy personal space to have a rest.

A white mini pergola with a bench, some pillows, a table and greenery is a super cozy personal space to have a rest.

A small and cool arbor bench placed on the deck is perfect for everything: reading, sleeping, talking and having a glass of wine or a cup of coffee.

A small and cool arbor bench placed on the deck is perfect for everything: reading, sleeping, talking and having a glass of wine or a cup of coffee.

A small secluded nook finished with a white lattice pergola to have some peaceful time without being noticed.

A small secluded nook finished with a white lattice pergola to have some peaceful time without being noticed.

A white arbor with a bench, windows, lanterns, a lot of potted flowers and some pillows is amazing for any cottage or rustic garden.

A white arbor with a bench, windows, lanterns, a lot of potted flowers and some pillows is amazing for any cottage or rustic garden.

Refresh your peronal arbor space with colorful pillows, decor and lights to give it a more welcoming look like here.

Refresh your peronal arbor space with colorful pillows, decor and lights to give it a more welcoming look like here.

Even if you aren't using your arbor, you can style it with beautiful decor and details that match the style of your garden, and it will welcome you to come back.

Even if you aren't using your arbor, you can style it with beautiful decor and details that match the style of your garden, and it will welcome you to come back.

A cute little girlish nook with lanterns, floral print pillows and a side table is amazing to have a cozy evening reading and dreaming.

A cute little girlish nook with lanterns, floral print pillows and a side table is amazing to have a cozy evening reading and dreaming.