There are many features that you can add to your backyard design to take it to the next level. A paved patio, an outdoor barbeque area, a dining area… you name it. A great backyard design, however, is just not complete without a beautifully crafted pergola or gazebo. A nice looking outdoor structure will surely add more value to your design by making it more snug, cozy, welcoming and visually appealing.
An outdoor pergola is a great addition to any backyard not just because it could look beautiful, but also because it’s quite convenient, as well. Throw in a solid wood, plexiglass or canopy roof and you’ll have shelter from the rain and protection from the sun at all times.
There’s a whole lot of design possibilities to choose from for your garden pergola or pavilion – whether it’s a modern look you are after, or classic and traditional is what you prefer, you can rest assured that your backyard addition can be designed in a way that will complement the architecture of your home and will be a treat for the eyes.
Here we’ve prepared a collection of beautiful design ideas all featuring backyard pergolas. Now, take the time to have a look at them and feel inspired.
This octagonal outdoor gazebo made of wood features a sitting bench and a table in the middle. It is simple in design but it is also beautifully decorated with wood-carved details all along the perimeter.
Here is another pergola made of wood. It is attached to a rural house on one size, and it is pretty big in size – just enough to cover all of the large porch that it is built on.
This large porch is comprised of two areas – one completely open and the other one featuring a large wooden pergola. That’s a great solution which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sun or to seek shelter from it if that’s what you’d prefer.
Here is another outdoor recreation area in a house backyard. It features a wood pergola with a sitting area and a solid roof that will let you hang out outside whatever the weather.
Have a look at another beautiful design idea for your backyard. This one features a white-colored wood pergola sitting on a pair of solid concrete posts. The design is complete with a set of white-colored lounge chairs.
Here is another porch with a sitting area. It is covered with a wood pergola featuring a plexiglass roof that will provide shelter from bad weather but will not block any sunlight from coming through.
This backyard patio looks so snug and cozy with its lounge area that fits under a beautifully designed wood pergola that sits on four round pillars. It is the perfect place for the whole family to hang out, complete with a nearby playground area for the kids, as well.
Here is another backyard design idea featuring a pergola with an outdoor cooking area. The backyard design is complete with a solid fence made of brick that is sure to keep you safe from curious passers by and pesky neighbors.
This backyard design features a beautiful green lawn with a wood-laid recreation area that accommodates a set of wicker lounge seating – an L-shaped sofa, an armchair and a coffee table. The patio is covered with pergola made of wood.
Here is another exquisite outdoor area design. It features a dining area with a BBQ, a wall-hung flatscreen TV and – the cherry on top – an outdoor bathtub area that’s sure to take peaceful relaxation to a whole new level.