Stay cool and protected from the sun with our collection of luxury traditional parasols. Choose from a range of colours, materials, and sizes to find the perfect fit for your outdoor space and complement your garden furniture.
If your garden lacks natural shade, or you want to lounge in a corner that gets the full heat of the sun, don’t fear. With a traditional parasol, you won’t think twice about going outside to enjoy your beautiful garden — even on hot summer days.
You’re working hard to make your garden a relaxing, gorgeous space, and a parasol can help you enjoy it even when the sun is trying to thwart your plans.
A free-standing traditional parasol is a perfect complement to a corner sofa, allowing everyone to lounge without needing to worry about sunburns or squinting from the sun all evening long.
Or, if you want to dine outside, a parasol can be an excellent addition to an outdoor dining set. Our parasols have poles that will fit most standard outdoor dining tables.
With a parasol in the middle of your table and a canopy that covers and protects the whole dining area, you can host midday outdoor lunches or enjoy your morning coffee in nature. You’ll keep your family and friends feeling cool and refreshed with your built-in shade.
At Harbour Lifestyle, our traditional parasols are built to give you reliable outdoor shade through the years. Each is crafted with a sturdy structure and fade-resistant fabric with high UV ratings so they won’t lose their colour over time. They are also reinforced with strong, ribbed frames that are designed to last.
Whatever the needs of your outdoor space, we have a parasol style for you.
Consider the Kratos wooden parasol, operated by an easy-to-use pulley system. Or, check out the Styx wooden parasol, with a double pulley that’s equally simple to operate. Its polyester canopy is rot-resistant and its pole is made of strong FSC Eucalyptus wood.
Or there’s the Triton aluminium parasol, with its crank handle system and durable metal frame. Each style comes in a variety of sizes to provide the exact amount of shade you need.
Don’t let the weather limit where you lounge. A traditional parasol is also a perfect way to shade your outdoor lounger or daybed. When you’ve had enough vitamin D, open the canopy and cool back down. Just make sure to pair your parasol with a strong weighted base to keep everything in place.
With a parasol, you don’t have to sacrifice style for practicality. All of our traditional parasols come in 5 different colours (green, black, grey, khaki, and navy) to help you match your garden furniture and create exactly the mood you want in your outdoor space.
Here are some of our most frequently asked questions about this collection.
What are traditional parasols used for?
A traditional garden parasol is a great way to add some shade to your seating, lounging, or dining area. Basically a large umbrella with a base, a parasol helps you enjoy your garden while staying cool and protected from the sun. You can open the canopy when you need some shade and easily close it again when the clouds are out.
How much are traditional parasols?
Depending on the size, a high-quality traditional parasol can range from around £60 to £150.
Where can I buy traditional parasols?
You can buy traditional parasols from your local outdoor furniture store or online providers of outdoor lifestyle products, like Harbour Lifestyle. All of our garden parasols are sturdy, easy to use, and fade-resistant. We have plenty of styles to choose from, all offered in a range of colours and sizes to suit your space.
What is the best size for a garden parasol?
The best size for a garden parasol depends on the space and seating area you’re working with. For example, our 2m parasol can be free-standing over a small area or cover a small 4-seat dining set. Our 2.5m parasol can cover a 4 to 6 seat dining set. Our 3m parasol best compliments a 6 by 8 seat dining set. Our large 3m by 2m parasol can cover a 6 by 8 seat dining set or be free-standing to provide shade over a large sectional sofa.
What are Harbour Lifestyles' delivery & returns policies?
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