Garden Paving Ideas: 14 Inspiring Patio Designs for Your Outdoor Space

a garden paving idea with a curved edge
(Image credit: Brett Paving)

Finding the right garden paving ideas is one of the most important elements of your overall garden design, as your patio can set the tone for the entire outdoor space. 

Your choice of material, style and layout can make the difference between a modern or traditional look and will have an impact on budget, so getting it right is important when looking at patio ideas

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.