Patio Door Ideas: 11 Ways to Connect with the Garden

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(Image credit: Ed Datson Photography c/o ID Systems)

The best patio door ideas don’t just allow access from inside to out, but also influence a crucial aspect of home design. The transitions between the garden and inside the home are equally important in winter as they are in summer, so it pays to think ahead before installing. 

From large swathes of aluminium sliding doors to timeless timber french units, take a look at these amazing patio door ideas that will help you get inspiration flowing and your foot in the door towards your dream home… so to speak. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.