How to choose the right paving material for your patio

Choosing the right paving material for your patio is a key decision to make and given the wide choice available, this can be a daunting task.  In fact, at times when you are faced with a variety of opinions from suppliers and contractors, it can be overwhelming.  It is my hope this article will help you make the right, informed choice for your patio.

I have previously written articles on, “Choosing the right patio paving stone” and “Assessing your Garden”, this article aims to go deeper into the advantages and disadvantages of the various paving materials.  One point to remember though, is that all the products on our website have been selected by us and are all suitable for creating a beautiful patio in your garden.

There are two broad categories of paving material

Manufactured and Natural Stone

Manufactured Paving

Handmade stone-Concrete Paving

Porcelain Paving


Natural Stone Paving

We supply three main types of natural stone paving, Sandstone, Limestone and Slate and each will be considered separately.

Sandstone Paving

Limestone Paving

Slate Paving

Old Rectory Cobbles

From £534.96 each

If you have any questions or would like further advice please call our sales advisors or email us at