The ritual of winding twinkling Christmas lights around the Christmas tree is one of the many delights of the season. Beyond your tree, there are so many amazing modern Christmas lighting options available, so you can create atmospheric pools of illumination all around your home and garden.

Visit your nearest Hillier Garden Centres and discover our biggest ever range of lighting options and read our guide below to types of lights and ideas for having fun with them in your home and garden.


Twinkle, Compact and Cluster Lights

The most popular lighting choices for your Christmas tree are twinkle, compact and cluster lights. Depending on the look and density of lights you are hoping to achieve, we recommend the following number of lights based on your tree size:

4ft tree | 180 twinkle lights / 1128 LED Cluster Lights

5ft tree | 180 twinkle lights / 750 compact lights / 1512 LED Cluster Lights 

6ft tree | 750 compact lights / bunch Micro LED lights 7ft tree / 2040 LED Cluster Lights 

7ft tree | 1000 compact lights / bunch Micro LED lights 7ft tree / 2040 LED Cluster Lights 

10ft tree | 1500 compact lights

You can also use these lights creatively around the home, to outline mirrors or shelves for example, so long as a power source is located in close proximity to where you are decorating.

Key products:

  • 180 LED Twinkle Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £12.99

     

  • 750 LED Compact Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £19.99
  • 1000 LED Compact Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £24.99
  • 1500 LED Compact Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £34.99
  • 2000 LED Compact Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £44.99

     

  • 768 LED Cluster Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £24.99
  • 1128 LED Cluster Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £34.99
  • 1512 LED Cluster Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £44.99
  • 2040 LED Cluster Lights (in cool white, warm white or multi-coloured), £59.99

Battery Powered Lights

Battery-operated lights are a fantastic way to get creative both inside and outside, particularly if you don’t have easy access to a power supply. Longer-length battery-operated Christmas lights typically operate on a timer, allowing you to set them once to ensure you have light when you want it all festive season and reduce unnecessary electricity use.

Key product: 192 Durawise Lights (in cool white or warm white), £14.99


Icicle Lights

Icicle lights are a hugely popular way to create a real festive impact with your outdoor decorating. Hung to frame windows and doors, icicle lights make your home look even more welcoming for visitors around the festive season.

Key product: 175 Icicle Twinkle Lights (in cool white/white or cool white/blue), £17.99


Copper Wire Lights

Dainty copper wire lights create the perfect amount of Christmas twinkle. Try winding them around a pile of logs to add sparkle to your living space, or using them to illuminate your festive shelf display.

Key product: Micro LED String Lights, Battery Operated, 100 LED £2.99


LED Indoor & Outdoor Lights

Turn your garden and home into an illuminated work of art with creative LED light-entwined decorations, from statement statues to unique hanging shapes.

Starry Nights Doorstep Trees set of 2, £49.99

Starry Nights Pathfinders set of 3, £39.99

Starry Nights 2m Door Tree, £29.99

Starry Nights 1.5m Floor Standing Tree, £69.99

Starry Nights 2m Floor Standing Tree, £89.99

Star Projection String Lights, warm white (8), £24.99

Snowflake Projection String Lights, warm white (8), £24.99

Standing 1.2m Brown Wicker Deer, £129.00