These Aldi playhouses, dens and accessories = fun for every budget

Grab some Aldi garden buys for the little ones (big kids welcome too) without breaking the bank...

Aldi garden buys mud kitchen
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We're hot on Aldi at the moment, checking back daily to see what garden bargains are cropping up this week. And, have we got bloomin' good news for you! This week we're excited to discover a whole range of Aldi Specialbuys dedicated to family life in the garden. We're talking dens, playhouses and bunting to keep your little ones occupied and your outdoor space decked out for play.

The key to keeping sane this summer staycation is with a garden that is a hub for good times. However, for those of us on a budget, it's not always easy to get all the kit. That's why Aldi is a life saver. From adorable playhouses, to accessories to build a budget friendly den with sheets (or their den kit), everyone can find something to suit their space. Keep scrolling to see why and be sure to head over to our dedicated page to find more garden ideas in our feature when you're done!

1. TP Mud Kitchen Accessory, £34.99

Aldi garden buys mud kitchen

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A mud kitchen is the new must-have if your little ones are proving themselves to be members of the green-fingered clan. Kids love to get messy but these mud kitchens give them a chance to do it in style. Complete with utensils, a water butt, tap and a splash bowl, playtime is about to get organised. This'll definitely keep your little ones occupied! 

TP Mud Kitchen Accessory, £34.99

2. Kids' Wooden Playhouse, £159.99

Aldi kids green playhouse

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Let's face it, when it comes to family-friendly garden spaces, wooden playhouses are always the most enviable addition. This design is adorable and quaint, encouraging playtime and imagination. What's more, this model comes equipped with a veranda. Made from sustainably sourced teak, this playhouse requires child and eco-friendly wood treatment before use.

Kids' Wooden Playhouse, £159.99

3. Adventuridge Gazebo With Portico, £99.99

Aldi gazebo

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British summertimes are our fave but let's face it... the weather isn't always the most reliable. Getting a budget gazebo will make your garden the place to be, shading you from the harsh sun and protecting you from the inevitable showers. Adorn with fairylights bunting and a waterproof play mat and you have a safe and dry space for the kids to play. Featuring quick assembly features such as press-button lift action, a zipped mesh door and windows, this gazebo with a portico is the ideal garden buy. 

Adventuridge Gazebo With Portico, £99.99

4. Noma Solar Pathfinder Lights 6 Pack, £9.99

Aldi noma village balloon lights

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Garden lighting gives a simple outdoor space a magical vibe and we are just obsessed with these pathfinder lights. The funky shape gives them a festoon light look and fitted with a 2.5m long cable, this set is ideal for any garden path or even flowerbeds. Kids will love popping them around their new den or using them for building fairy circles.

Noma Solar Pathfinder Lights 6 Pack, £9.99

5. Adventuridge Den Making Kit, £14.99

Aldi adventure den making kit

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Kiddies, get your craftsman hats on! Create a den and memories in the process with this creative kit packed full of equipment. For £14.99 you'll have a rucksack, a ground sheet, a tarpaulin, 8 steel pegs, a mallet, rope, a chalkboard sign, a torch (battery included) and packet of chalk. 

Adventuridge Den Making Kit, £14.99

6. Noma Village Solar Bunting 30 LEDs, £7.99

Aldi garden bunting

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Throwing birthday parties, hosting celebrations or just dressing your garden to be adorable, bunting and fairy lights are always the answer. So, you can imagine our delight when we discovered this new addition to the Aldi aisles. Dreamy decoration solution, this display of 2.9 metres of bunting fitted with 30 LEDs is the hosting home's idea of heaven. Fitted with a multi-functional 6 hour timer and 2 metre lead cable.

Noma Village Solar Bunting 30 LEDs, £7.99

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Niamh is a freelance journalist and the Head of Content at Raft Furniture. She is obsessed with all things interior design, with a particular focus on sustainability and city-dweller style. The wooden floorboards and built-in bookcase in Niamh’s rented North London home occupy her daydreams between writing, and after work, she has a knack for finding cheap plane tickets.