26 of the best online homeware and furniture stores in the UK

Over the past few years, we’ve all become more adept at choosing and ordering furniture online without feeling the need to walk into a store with a tape measure and wallpaper samples. Of course, nothing compares to feeling the texture of a fabric and inspecting the design intricacies of furniture in real life, but adaptations have been made, and online retailing is becoming a smoother and more practice.

Below we’ve compiled a list of the online furniture stores we visit regularly, from reliable British stalwarts like John Lewis, to quirky homeware brands like Pooky, plus some best-kept secrets gleaned from our stylists. and editors.

For those looking for more affordable pieces, there are plenty of high street retailers listed, as well as independent antique and antique shops, some British design favorites and places to go if you’re looking for a little luxury or an investment.

Read on to find 26 of our favorite stores to browse when shopping online…


Best for: Global influences

OKA’s style is a mix of cultures and aesthetics – it’s quintessentially British, but well travelled. At the heart of OKA’s collection is a thirst for exploration, as evidenced by the abundance of richly decorated furniture and upholstery, as well as global treasures and trinkets.

OKA shop

2. Liberty London

Best for: quirky trinkets for the home

Something of a London institution, Liberty’s selection of furniture and homewares is a mad insight into the more eccentric side of British design tastes. You will always discover rising independent brands, as well as many playful pieces, and of course, the famous Liberty fabrics.

Liberty shop London


Best for: Printed lampshades

A must-have for colorful lampshades, unique pendant lights and eye-catching floor lamps. Pooky was designed for country homes and you can outfit every room with their huge selection of lighting.


4. DFS

best online furniture stores uk
Left: Country Living Charlbury Sofa and Right: Kirkton Sofa, both from DFS

Left: DFS, Right: Country Life

Ideal for: traditional sofas with a twist

A UK leader in well made, design conscious sofas. DFS sells everything from traditional button-back sofas with plush upholstery to sleek, modern loveseats in contemporary pastel hues.

DFS Shop

5. John Lewis and partners

Best for: reliable foundations

The reference for everything related to the home, from your coffee machine to your bed frame. John Lewis is the reliable retailer with a range of furniture and homewares to suit all budgets. We love the affordable ANYDAY range.

John Lewis & Partners Shop

6. The White Company

Best for: Stylish neutrals

If you’re shopping for something neutral, The White Company is the only store you’ll need. The picture of understated elegance, their collection includes upholstery fabrics, decorative accessories, a range of kitchen essentials and an extensive selection of candles and diffusers.

The White Company Shop


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Ideal for: trendy oak furniture

Classic interiors, made with conviction. Neptune is the destination for country-inspired furniture made from quality materials. Here you’ll find solid oak dining tables designed for entertaining, plush upholstered armchairs and exquisite farmhouse kitchens.

Neptune Store

8. Graham & Green

Best for: eclectic accessories

From gold flamingo table lamps to fringed velvet chairs and recycled cotton hammocks, Graham & Green is home to the quirky, the unexpected, the daring and the joyful. As well as the online destination, they have stores in London and Bath, and an outlet in Chippenham full of treasures to delight and inspire.

Buy Graham & Green

9. Sophie Allport

Ideal for: Printed kitchen linens

No one does playful prints quite like Sophie Allport. Its soft, animal-inspired patterns cover kitchen linens, ceramics and upholstery that would look right at home in any country kitchen – a Sophie Allport tablescape is truly second to none.

Sophie Allport Store

10. Home

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Best for: Under-the-radar household items

A mine of unexpected treasures. Homebase is homeowners’ convenient destination for home improvement materials, garden supplies, DIY everything, and a growing collection of brilliant homeware finds, from ceramic lamps to chic striped throw pillows.

Homebase Shop

11. The Conran Shop

Best for: Investment Coins

A must have for lovers of mid-century design. The iconic Conran Shop stocks all the big names in design, from Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner to Verner Panton, Jean Prouvé, Poul Kjærholm and Charlotte Perriand.

    Shop The Conran Shop

    12. Soho House

    Best for: Statement bed frames

    If you’ve ever admired the modern interiors of Soho House or the country-inspired Soho Farmhouse, then Soho Home brings it to you. The brand was born after customers started asking if they could buy the furniture and homewares displayed in their rooms.

    Boutique Soho House

    13. Law of the Mat

    best online furniture stores uk

    Best for: luxury without the price

    A British mainstay and convenient one stop shop for all types of flooring. Carpetright is our trusted source for soft carpets, textured area rugs, pure wood flooring and realistic laminates. Plus, their smart room viewer makes it easy to choose the right style for your space.

    Shop Carpetright

    14. Cox & Cox

    Ideal for: discreet finishes

    Cox & Cox are the perfect additions to a sober home. Their online store is full of neutral colors, whitewashed wood, and textured ceramics — basically everything you’ll find in a stylishly appointed beachfront home.

    Buy Cox & Cox

    15. Dreams

    Best for: Handmade mattresses

    Good sleep is important, and quality beds can help. Dreams are the UK’s leading bed specialist and stock a huge range of traditional wooden bed frames, sumptuously upholstered storage ottomans and the finest handmade mattresses.

    Shop Dreams

    16. Colefax and Fowler

    best online furniture stores uk

    Best for: country-inspired fabric

    A quintessentially English brand, Colefax & Fowler is renowned for the exceptional craftsmanship that characterizes its fabrics and wallcoverings. If you want to refresh the upholstered rooms in your home, Colefax & Fowler has every color and pattern imaginable.

    Buy Colefax and Fowler

    17. Emma Bridgewater

    Ideal for: Fun tableware

    Pattern, pattern everywhere. Emma Bridgewater is another reference for accessories adorned with quaint and very British designs. Plus, all of the beautiful ceramic pieces are made in Stoke-on-Trent, the birthplace of British pottery.

    Emma Bridgewater Shop

    18. House barn

    Best for: well-preserved vintage pieces

    Straight from the glossy pages of country life magazine, our editors and stylists use Home Barn to find the best vintage and antique furniture for photo shoots and to decorate our country homes.

    Shop House Barn

    19. Garden Trade

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    Ideal for: any storage

    Thanks to Garden Trading, our laundries have never looked so good. This is the shop for well-designed kitchen and bathroom storage, as well as attractive versions of modest household products, like trash cans and mops.

    Garden Shop

    20. Selfridges

    Ideal for: Small luxuries

    Selfridges are great for branded housewares – Diptyque candles, Wedgewood tableware and Waterford glassware are all under one roof. But you can also find great garden and outdoor accessories like a striped parasol or a traditional picnic basket.

    Selfridges shop

    21. Scumble Goosie

    Ideal for: Painted furniture

    Another great find straight from the country life stylists. Scumble Goosie is as quirky as its name suggests, selling antique, handmade wooden furniture that would look right at home in any country home. Additionally, any piece of wood in the store can be painted, stained or sealed upon request.

    Shop Scumble Goosie

    22. Bread

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    Ideal for: Office chairs

    Suppliers of soft canapes. You can say that Loaf makes the coziest and most comfortable plush sofas without even trying them on in stores. Lovers of pastel colors and extra deep seats will be spoiled for choice.

    Shop the bread

    23. Nkuku

    Best for: Ethical household items

    One of the best retailers of durable housewares. Everything they sell, from armchairs to mirrors, is ethical, eco-friendly and handmade. Nkuku also operates with full transparency, making it easier for customers to make informed choices.

    Nkuku shop

    24. Barker & Stonehouse

    Ideal for: Industrial furniture

    Barker & Stonehouse is a retailer’s Aladdin’s cave – if you ever visit any of their 11 locations, allow plenty of time for browsing. Most people would find something to their liking online, and this would be an especially fruitful virtual shopping trip if you’re a fan of industrial or farmhouse styles.

    Barker & Stonehouse Shop

    25. Toast

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    Best for: discreet extras

    Toast makes homewares for slow living, like organic cotton bedspreads, linen aprons, and essential oil soaps, as well as beautifully crafted non-essentials, from a hand-tossed butter dish to a door. -jute water bottle.

    Buy toast

    26. Heal

    Best for: designer pieces

    Heal’s has been in business from its legendary Tottenham Court Road store for over 200 years, and its influence on modern furniture retail continues to this day. Online you’ll find a nice mix of designer pieces (lots of lighting, some traditional Ercol and mid-century classics) alongside Heal’s beloved furniture collection.

    Shop Heal’s

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