Shopping for bunting for a garden party or special occasion can be fun, but with so many options available, it can also be overwhelming. Not all bunting is created equal, so it's important to consider factors like durability, versatility, and aesthetics when making a purchase. Lots of bunting on the market is made from plastic and won't stand the test of time, whereas fabric bunting can be washed and re-used. Here, we've rounded up some of the nicest bunting on the market to make your decision easier.


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Best bunting to buy for the garden and home

Jaragar Fabric Bunting

Colourful fabric bunting from Amazon

This vibrant and eye-catching bunting banner comes in an array of colours, making it perfect for birthdays, weddings and garden parties. The flags are double-sided, ensuring that your decor looks great from all angles. Plus, the weather-resistant fabric material makes it suitable for use both indoors and outdoors. Setting up the Jaragar fabric bunting is a breeze - simply hang it from trees, fences or walls using the included string. It's lightweight and easy to transport, so you can take it with you wherever you go, making it great for picnics too. Whether you're hosting a garden barbecue or a fancy indoor gala, this bunting banner will add a festive touch to your decor.

Textile Bunting

Dusty pink fabric bunting with tassels

This Textile Bunting from Kidly is the perfect addition to any party decor. This bunting is made from recycled materials and is light and easy to hang. The colourful flags also feature tassels making this bunting particularly pretty and perfect for picnics and garden parties. Whether you're looking to add a playful touch to a nursery or brighten up a birthday celebration, this textile bunting is sure to delight. It is machine washable for easy care and can be used again and again.

Floral Fabric Bunting

Floral fabric bunting

This fabric bunting is a beautiful addition to any outdoor celebration or event. The 42-piece bunting banner is made of high-quality cotton and features a vintage floral design on each flag. Perfect for weddings, birthdays, garden parties, or any special occasion, this bunting adds a charming touch to your decor. Measuring at a generous length of 33 feet, it can be draped across large spaces or cut into smaller sections to fit various venue sizes. This bunting is easy to install and can be hung from trees, fences, or any other outdoor structure. The GDFAN Fabric Bunting is durable and can be re-used for multiple events, making it great value for your money.

Pennant Bunting

The Pennant Bunting from H&M is a fun way to add some colour and festive vibes to your space. This trendy bunting features a string of 12 flags in a variety of bright shades, making it the perfect addition to parties, celebrations, or simply as a year-round decor item. Each flag is made from a durable cotton and linen weave and is designed to withstand wear and tear, so you can enjoy this bunting for many occasions to come.

Union Jack Fabric Bunting

Union Jack bunting

Made from high-quality cotton fabric, this bunting is perfect for adding a touch of nostalgic charm to your home, garden or party venue. Featuring the iconic Union Jack flag design, each flag is double-sided so the bunting will look great from all angles. It comes in a range of lengths to suit all needs and can be easily hung on walls, fences or strung along balconies or tables using the included cotton tape. This would be perfect for garden parties celebrating royal occasions like the coronation and jubilee events.

Linen bunting

Linen bunting

For a more rustic or bohemian look, linen is a great choice. This handmade linen bunting from Etsy features natural, earthy colours including sage and brown. It is perfect for indoor and outdoor use and can be used over and over again so is perfect if you like to host a lot. This bunting can be ordered with 8 to 89 flags, making it very versatile and useful for any sized space.


Bunting is a great addition to any garden party or picnic. If you're hosting, why not take a look at our recommendations for tabletop heaters and garden bar ideas to take your celebration to the next level.


Molly Blair
Molly Blaireditorial and digital assistant

Molly is the Gardens Illustrated's editorial and digital assistant. She has a roof garden and has her RHS level 2.