Boot room ideas that are both practical and stylish

boot room area with green furniture and doors open to show racks of shelving with coats, shoes and boots
Boot room ideas are a practical solution for storing boots, shoes, coats and bags (Image credit: Sharps)

Boot room ideas, much like the items they are designed to store, come in all shapes and sizes.

If you're undertaking a self-build project in the countryside, you may find yourself carving out space for a separate room to prevent mud and mess making its way into your home. Or perhaps you're considering a bespoke bootility room - a clever combination of boot room and utility in one. 

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Claire Garner

Claire Garner is renowned for her expertise in crafting timeless interiors that radiate elegance and sophistication. With a keen eye for design, she excels in layering muted colours, patterns, and textures to build design schemes with depth and personality.

Richard Davonport
Richard Davonport

Richard Davonport, a luxury cabinetmaker and designer, is the founder and MD of kitchen specialists Davonport. The company designs and makes bespoke kitchens and has its workshop in the heart of East Anglia. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.