Garden storage boxes for a tidy outdoor space

Keep your tools and nick-nacks safely tucked away outdoors.

garden storage boxes

by Piper Huxley |
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Storing your outdoor essentials has never been easier with so many different garden storage boxes on the market. When it comes to storage solutions, you’re spoilt for choice on where to house your garden tools, bikes and more. So let's get into it.

From wheelie bins, bikes, trusty tools and spare pots - there is a storage unit for every need. However, not all of us will have space for a bulky garden shed where we can keep and organise our tools. Generally smaller but still packing a decent capacity, garden storage benches or boxes could be your answer.

Best garden storage boxes at a glance:

Best Stylish Garden Storage Box: Keter Marvel Plus Garden Storage Box, 270L – View on Argos
Best Budget Garden Storage Box: Strata 322L Garden Storage Box - Grey – View on Argos
Best Multi-Purpose Garden Storage Box: Keter Eden Bench Garden Storage Box, 265L – View on Amazon UK
Best Garden Storage Box Overall: Rockwood Garden Storage Box, 570L – View on Amazon UK

We’ve picked our favourite garden storage boxes that can transform your space. They’re perfect if you want some easily accessible and smaller storage that stays out of the way. No matter your garden size, these helpful boxes can keep your belongings safe from the elements. They come in so many different sizes, colours and styles.

The best garden storage boxes

Editor’s Favourite


Coming From Argos with great reviews, this wood-effect Keter box is perfect for year-round


  • Low maintenance
  • Weather-resistant
  • Easy to assemble
  • Seats up to two adults


  • Smaller than other boxes
  • Thin panels
  • Provide own padlock

Best Budget Garden Storage Box


This storage box is perfect for getting those garden essentials out of the rain, from tools to


  • Lockable
  • Good value


  • Not a seat

Best Multi-Purpose Garden Storage Box

Keter, 6025 Bench Garden Storage Box, 265L

Rrp: £129.99

Price: £120.00
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This Keter bench storage box comes with a wood-panelled design, making it look sophisticated and a


  • Good size
  • Seats two
  • Looks great in the garden


  • Thin seat
  • Tricky assembly

Best Garden Storage Box Overall

Rockwood, Garden Storage Box, 570L
Price: £219.99


Another addition to our list, this Rockwood model is the best garden storage box on Amazon. Coming


  • Self or expert assembly
  • Huge capacity
  • Waterproof


  • May be too big for some gardens

Best Garden Storage Box for Wheelie Bins

Keter, 249317 Garden Storage Shed, 880L
Price: £159.99


Ideal outdoor storage solution for garden tools and equipment, BBQ and accessories. You can even


  • Self or expert assembly
  • Different colours
  • Large – wheelie bin size


  • Lightweight

Best Garden Storage Box for Bikes

Keter, Ultra Bike and Bin Garden Storage, 2000L

Rrp: £380.00

Price: £380.00


Keter has the solution to storing your bikes and beyond. This is an ideal outdoor storage solution


  • Large–wheelie bin and bike storage
  • Easy opening lid
  • Built-in shelf support


  • May be too big for some gardens

Best Garden Storage Cupboard


With a thick, ribbed, double-wall panel construction the Premier range has the extra strength for


  • Adjustable shelf brackets
  • Waterproof
  • Extra strength and durability


  • Shelves not included
  • Fiddly assembly

What do I store in my garden storage box?

You can house so many things in these trusty boxes, here are some ideas on what you can store:

Clothing (such as wellingtons and gardening gloves)

BBQ Accessories (such as cleaning products and bbq tools)

Tools (such as a smaller garden vacuum)

Bikes (and their accessories)

Décor and Accessories (such as pillows)

What to look for when choosing the best garden storage boxes?

Size – Consider the size of your garden and where this storage box could fit.

Design – Luckily, there are a lot of different styles to choose from. We’ve selected a good range materials.

Features – Some even double up as seating. So, cushions at the ready!

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Piper Huxley is a Homes, Garden and Wellness Product Writer for Modern Gardens Magazine, an all-rounder. When she's not writing about houseplants, she's tending to her own growing collection…

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