14 Spectacular Pergola Designs for Your Terrace

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14 Spectacular Pergola Designs for Your Terrace

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Your terrace can easily become a comfortable and inviting leisure irrespective of its dimensions. A well-planned terrace could be the perfect place for you to unwind at the end of the day or enjoy occasional parties with friends and family members. Pergolas happen to be one of the most essential features of a well-designed terrace. Today we will share with you some of the most stylish pergola designs for your terrace or backyard.

1. Outdoor dining area on wooden deck

The backyard of this small building is decorated with a wooden deck. An outdoor dining area is planned just under the shade of the wooden pergola. The landscape designer has decorated the surrounding area with plenty of greenery. Green chairs are also set around a simple wooden table.

2. Pergola with green roof

RHS Cardiff 2015 Modern style gardens by Best4hedging Modern

RHS Cardiff 2015


Green roofing system can help you design an eco-friendly and energy efficient house. You may also install green roof on top of your pergola and create a cool and relaxing outdoor living area. Children will love the addition of the swings as seen on the image above. Don’t forget to decorated the space with plenty of green plants.

3. Pergola design with a contemporary twist

Modern Garden Design in West London Modern style gardens by Earth Designs Modern
Earth Designs

Modern Garden Design in West London

Earth Designs

Those living in the middle of the city can take inspirations from a luxurious backyard living area like this one. It is designed under the shade of a stylish and contemporary pergola. Apart from comfortable sofas and arm chairs, the place is decorated with sufficient outdoor lighting fixtures so that the space could be utilised even in the evening.

4. Rustic garden with pergolas

Modern Garden with a rustic twist Modern style gardens by Yorkshire Gardens Modern
Yorkshire Gardens

Modern Garden with a rustic twist

Yorkshire Gardens

Pergolas can be used to create shade on your precious exotic plants and vegetable garden. You may strategically set pergolas in a prominent place and use rose vines or wisteria to decorate it. This garden with rustic design will provide you with lots of precious ideas.

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5. Clean and simple pergola design

A clean and simple pergola in the corner of your garden also improves the beauty of the facade of your house. Try to retain the natural tone and texture of wood for a luxurious effect or match the colours with colour of the exterior walls of your dwelling.

6. Modern barbecue zone

Barbecue areas have become a permanent feature of modern gardens. You may build an arbour just above the barbecue zone to create a shade of a sort and provide comfort in the hot summer days.

7. Dark tone pergola in a tiny garden

Sloping Garden Design, Crowthorne, Berkshire Modern style gardens by Linsey Evans Garden Design Modern
Linsey Evans Garden Design

Sloping Garden Design, Crowthorne, Berkshire

Linsey Evans Garden Design

The best thing about pergolas is that it can be set up in the smallest of spaces. This is tiny garden with a small pergola is prime example of that. The dark shade of the wood creates a striking contrast. A cosy sofa has been set in the area to  sit down and relax in peace.

8. Terrace with a trendy arcade

Pergola in courtyard garden Modern style gardens by Earth Designs Modern
Earth Designs

Pergola in courtyard garden

Earth Designs

The interesting design of the arcade will immediately draw anyone’s attention. The terrace itself is decorated with stylish furniture and LED lighting fixtures. Generous use of cool turquoise shade gives the space unique feel.

9. Arbour on an urban balcony

It is possible to design a trendy arbour on the rooftop or on the balcony. You may opt for any of the pre-fabricated designs or build one of your own. Plan a cosy seating area and decorate the space with plenty of beautiful lighting fixtures and potted plants.

10. Modern terrace with an arbour

This one is another excellent example of a small terrace with a pergola. See how meticulously the designer of this space has planned the décor. It is also divided into two levels. The lower level has an outdoor kitchen and dining area. The upper level is reserved for relaxation.

11. Vertical garden and pergola

If you ever wish to combine the charm of a vertical garden with a contemporary arbour, then it would be better for you to borrow an idea or two from this terrace garden. It also decked up with comfortable rattan chairs with colourful cushions.

12. Trellis with wisteria vine

The trellis like roof of the pergola is perfect for growing creeping plants. Roses, wisteria and tropical plants like jasmine etc are quite suited to this purpose. Don’t forget to add a small garden pond to embellish the space eve further.

13. Relaxing deck on the swimming pool

Part of this deck is projected on the swimming pool area. If you have a reasonably spacious garden with a water body then you may consider creating an outdoor living area like this. The scenic backdrop adds extra charm.

14. Wooden deck by the lotus pond

This garden acts like an urban oasis. Its green cover is its biggest asset. The beautiful lotus pond is set in the middle of the garden. The corner is dedicated to an outdoor living area built underneath a wooden arbour. The wooden deck complements the setting perfectly.

Learn more about designing a graceful modern small garden from here.

Which of these pergola designs do you find most attractive?
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