Our summer ‘must haves’ from The Range

The Range

The Range has graced the UK high streets since the early 1990’s has been a popular multi-channel retailer ever since. Even today in 2018, The Range opens its doors to thousands of visitors year on year and its popularity continues to grow.

So, what better store to visit for all of your summer ‘must-haves’ this year? With the UK enjoying a record breaking heat wave, now’s the time to truly make the most of it. Whether you’re hosting a BBQ this year, a summer party or are even just planning on enjoying the rare spat of hot weather by yourself, we swear by The Range for being your one-stop-shop for everything you’ll ever need and more.

ShoppingCity Runcorn are lucky enough to have our very own ‘The Range’ store meaning you can browse to your heart’s content through homeware, gardenware and everything else they have on offer. With so much on offer, you can feel almost spoiled for choice. Nevertheless, we’ve managed to narrow it down to a list of just 5 ultimate essentials for the summer season.

Your 5 summer ‘must-haves’ from The Range

The Fire Pit

The Range

This ‘Moon & Stars fire pit’ is perfect for cooler summer evenings. Even though we’ve been treated to a plethora of above average sunny days, the temperature still lowers at night. We’ve reached highs of 30°c during the daytimes but our evenings are averaging out at around 16°c. This means that a firepit to keep you warm as the clock ticks by is something you absolutely need this summer.

If not for its practical warming benefits, then how about for its general visual appeal? An attractive roaring fire makes for a stylish addition not only to the inside of your home, but also to your garden too. Not only this, but as the evening rolls on, roasting marshmallows over your firepit is a great way to end a sunny day.

The Hot Tub

The Range

Hot tubs are thoroughly enjoyable all year round, but during or towards the end of a particularly sunny day – they’re even better. If you fancy yourself an upgrade on your bog standard paddling pool, then maybe 2018 is the year to say ‘yes’ to the hot tub that you’ve wanted for so very long. What’s more, you can currently save a massive £100 on the Intex Purespa Jet Massage Set at The Range.

The Social Patio Set

The Range

New in for 2018, The Range are offering this 7 piece outdoor dining set. With the hot weather calling for BBQs and garden parties, this extended table and chairs set is perfect for accommodating for your family and friends. Not only this but we love the in-trend wicker design, making it one of our top summer must-haves for 2018 and the perfect finishing touch for your garden. August evenings will never be the same again as you now have all the more reason to sit out and socalise in the warm summer breeze.

Hosting an event in which you’ll be expecting more than 7 guests? Why not boost your garden seating options with a few littered bean bags or an outdoor swivel chair?

The Garden Lighting

The Range

Whether you’re hosting a summer garden event, or simply enjoying some me-time one evening, you’re bound to create a much more inviting environment with some ample lighting. We’re loving outdoor string lights at the moment. With a soft glow that is both relaxing and calming, string lights around your garden are guaranteed to create a tranquil environment.

They look great hung up along fences and outdoor walls, or if you have any garden furnishings such as benches or swings. At a bargain price of just £6 at The Range, you can afford to experiment.

The water feature

The Range

Our last summer ‘must-have’ of 2018 is something that is sure to transform any garden to an harmonious haven in which you can kick back and relax – a water feature.

The Range have a wide variety of water features available, but we’re loving this log water fountain. It even comes equipped with an LED light to see it into the evenings. Whether it is hidden within plants or as the focal point of your garden; this water feature promises soothing sounds and a calming design. If you’re looking for something to finish off your garden this summer, then a water feature is definitely one of our top ‘must-haves’ for 2018.


To explore all of our ‘must-haves’ and more, head down to The Range at ShoppingCity Runcorn.

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