In this guide we’ll look at the best garden lanterns .
I’ve compared design, build quality, style and cost
to give you my top recommendations.

What Are The Best Garden Lanterns?

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  • IP65 waterproof
  • Strong clamps
  • Pleasant light and flickering effect
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  • Moroccan design
  • Hand made
  • Use tea lights
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  • Solar-powered
  • Auto on /off
  • Good handle
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  • Large garden lantern
  • Powder-coated steel
  • White light
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  • Retro design
  • Auto on of
  • Nice glow and pattern to the light when on
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  • Wood
  • Imitates a real candle well
  • Attractive rope handle
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More Detailed Garden Lanterns Reviews

Solar Flame Lights Hanging Lantern Lights (2 Pack)

These Solar Flame Lights Hanging Lantern Lights are the best garden lanterns because they are IP65 waterproof rated, feature strong clamps and have a pleasant flickering light.

The IP65 rating allows this lamp to be left outside all year round making it very durable and hassle-free. It could be left along your garden path or on your patio to brighten up your garden all year round.  This makes them a great outdoor garden lantern. The included clamps are strong and of good quality meaning they are durable and easy to install. You can clip it to just about anything you have available. This garden lantern gives off a nice warm yellow glow and it has an attractive flickering effect that makes it look very natural, almost light candlelight.

This is a great option if you want year-round lighting that has a nice warm tone and flickering effect.


Set of 3 Moroccan Tonal Glass Tea Light Lanterns

The Moroccan Tonal Glass Tea Light Lanterns are a nice option if you are looking for an attractive garden lantern because of their Moroccan inspired design. They are also hand made and use tea lights so there is no need for wiring or solar panels.

These lanterns have a lovely design and are very attractive. The iron framing has an intricate pattern and the stained glass gives a beautiful effect with or without light shining through it. The items are hand made to a high standard giving each lantern a slightly unique and different and look. They use tea lights which give a lovely natural light and makes for a nice ritual – almost a ceremonial lighting of the candles before you use your outdoor space.

This item is perfect if you are looking for Moroccan garden lanterns to use with tea lights. They give off a lovely light thanks to the stained glass.

Festive Lights Garden Candle Lantern - Solar Powered - Flickering Effect

The Festive Lights Garden Candle Lantern is a great solar garden lantern because it’s bright, has auto on and off feature and a handy carry handle.

This lantern is solar-powered, so no batteries or cables are required. It also charges very efficiently so will always be ready when you need it. The auto on/off can detect when the light fades and automatically turn the garden lantern on which is great as it saves you trying to turn them on in the dark.

The handle is designed so that it can easily be hooked onto things, making it a good hanging garden lantern. The handle also doubles up as a good carry handle to make walking with or moving your lantern easy. The product is sturdy and well made.

This is a great option if you are looking for a good solar-powered garden lantern that turns itself on once it gets dark.

Smart Garden Damasque Lantern Silhouette Solar Light

The Smart Garden Damasque Lantern Silhouette Solar Light is a great garden lantern because it’s large, is made from powder-coated steel for durability, and gives off a bright, white light.

This is a nice large garden light that provides a really nice feature in the garden after dark. Its 22 x 23 cm and gives off plenty of light as well as making an attractive focal point. It is ideal for larger spaces.

The lantern is made from powder-coated steel meaning it is weather and rust-resistant. Many lanterns create a warm orange or yellow glow, however, this lantern uses a nice bright white light so suits a more contemporary or modern space very well.

This is the best large garden lantern if you want to fill a contemporary space with a large lantern that produces a crisp white light.

Solar Lantern Outdoor Hanging Lanterns Solar Lights Garden Lantern

The Solar Lantern Outdoor Hanging Lantern Solar Lights is another nice option because it has a nice retro design, auto on and off and creates a nice light.

The design is nice if you are looking for a retro style design to fit the space. Its gold finish looks good and its quite ornate. The light automatically turns itself off during the day and turns itself on and night. It charges efficiently in sunlight meaning it is always ready when it gets dark.

The detail and texture on the lantern create a very nice pattern when the light is on. It also creates a lovely warm glow that’s very pleasing.

This is a great solar hanging garden lantern if you are looking to add a lovely warm, patterned light to a retro-inspired space.

Lights4fun Large Wooden Battery Operated LED Candle Lantern 34cm with Rope Handle

The Lights4fun Large Wooden Battery Operated LED Candle Lantern is another nice option because its made from wood, imitates a real candle and has nice rope handles.

This is a nice option if you are looking for a wooden garden lantern to fit in with your garden landscaping. It is made from good quality wood with a stainless-steel top making it durable. The LED lantern features an imitation candle in the middle that produces a nice orange light that flickers and glows just like a candle.

The rope handle is attractive and compliments the wood. It also makes the lantern easy to carry.

This is a great option if you want a wooden lantern that provides a natural warm flickering light.

Yokunat LED Solar Lantern Outdoor Decorative Hanging Garden Lantern Cylindrical Lamp Night Light

The Yokunat LED Solar Outdoor Lantern is another good option because it’s solar-powered, features auto on and off and has a nice modern design.

The is an LED-powered lantern that takes 6 hours to charge and runs for 8 hours once charged. It features auto on and off turning itself off in the morning and on at night, making it very hassle-free.

The lantern has a modern, sleek design with a metal tree pattern that allows the light through. This helps it to create a nice flickering shadowy light.

This is a good option if you are looking for a simple and modern lantern that’s very convenient and hassle-free.