10 top UK sheds – take a sneak peek and vote for your favourite now!

These are the most fantastic sheds from all over the country, all competing for the annual Shed of the Year title

Shed by Colin Naylor
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These are the best sheds in the UK, designed and built by people from all over the country, all hoping to get the annual Shed of the Year accolade via Cuprinol. These brilliantly creative, unusual designs will open your mind to what can be achieved with 'just a shed' – from compact sheds built from recycled materials to lavish summerhouse creations that have helped their makers weather the pandemic by providing space to work and relax.

You can vote for your favourite on the official competition website. 

1. The best rustic shed

Shed by Julie Twydell

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This shed, by Julie Twydell, reminds us a little of a hobbit house – in the best possible way. The quirky round windows and the antique door are the standout features. 

2. The summerhouse shed with a marine theme

Shed by Pat Crook

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Staycation in your shed? Why not, if it's as pretty as this one, by Pat Crook? We like the nautical motifs and the bright blue colours. 

3. The shed that looks like a zen treehouse 

Shed by Jane Moyle

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This spectacular shed, by Jane Moyle, could well be a glamping tree lodge or zen retreat – and we love that the wood has been left natural.  

4. The dark and moody shed

Shed by Joanna Thornhill

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Guess what? The dark and moody decorating trend has reached sheds; the dark grey gives this shed, by Joanna Thornhill, an elegant and sophisticated look.

5. The mini shed unlike any other

Shed by Kathryn Little

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Is it an ice cream van, or a beach hut? This delightfully summery design is by Kathryn Little.

6. The vintage-style shed

Shed by Michael Roberts, Kent

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The shed by Michael Roberts has the most exquisite roof detailing that makes it look a bit like a New Orleans townhouse; unusual and right on the vintage trend.

7. The shed-bar: you know you want one too

Shed by Joe Melton

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A shed that's also a garden bar? Pure genius: masterfully executed by Joe Melton.

8. The tropical shed with its own patio

Trevor Carswell

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Like a jungle oasis surrounded by palm trees, this wonderful, well proportioned shed by Trevor Carswell is large enough to become a tranquil summerhouse retreat.

9. The house-by-the-lake shed

Shed by Colin Naylor

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We wouldn't mind spending the whole summer in this delightful shed in the Chilterns by Colin Naylor. It has a relaxing rustic look and gorgeously quiet surroundings – how's that for a home office?

10. The king of upcycled sheds

Shed by Tim Kerridge

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This shed, by Tim Kerridge, is a masterclass in reusing materials. With its unusual industrial look, it's still very cosy and works as a veranda. 

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