11 Conservatory Lighting Ideas to Cosy up Your Space

a conservatory illuminated from exterior
(Image credit: David Salisbury)

When looking at conservatory lighting ideas, you need to take into account the design of your extension and how it will affect the placement of lighting. Whether you have a traditional conservatory, an orangery or a sunroom, with an excess of glazing comes limitations to where you can add lighting, so you'll need to consider lighting early on in the build to ensure your space can be illuminated for using during the darker hours. 

Fortunately, there are some brilliant lighting design tricks to really make the most of a conservatory, helping it looks its best from both inside and out. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title Livingetc.com and former digital editor of homebuilding.co.uk. 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.