For many of us, the gazebo will forever be associated with that summer we spent outdoors, trying to socialise — often in adverse weather conditions — while also adhering to pandemic rules. My parents’ 2020 purchase was a pop-up shelter so alarmingly orange in its hue that we called it the “RAC tent”. Practical it was, chic it was not. Luckily, this year’s gazebo selection offers you the chance to feel both sheltered and stylish whatever the weather.
Whether you call yours a gazebo, a verandah, a cabana or a pavilion (very fancy), they are all doing the same job; providing shade or shelter. Your choice depends not just on budget but also on what you plan to do under there. Is it a roof