Everything You Need to Know About Lanterns

Why Choose A Lantern Light?

When it comes to lighting, lanterns are used in a unique way to illuminate your indoor or outdoor spaces, whether that be hanging or standing. Lanterns will help you create the perfect ambience. Showcasing glass panels and antique fretwork, these divine features will turn your light into a mesmerising display.

Different Types of Lanterns

Indoor Lanterns


First impressions definitely last, which is why by installing a hanging lantern in any room, guests will definitely feel welcomed into your home. Here at Lighting R Us we have an outstanding variety of lanterns available and these are just a few of our favourites.

The Academy 4 Light Lantern is an elegantly tapered square lantern-style pendant in a matt black finish. Including a mirrored plate in the top to create a floating illusion, this fitting would add unique style to contemporary décor.

Jepsen is a charming 4-light lantern with bevelled edge, detailed glass panels in a beautiful geometric design. Complete with a matt black finish. Supplied with 100cm of cable and chain thats height adjustable at point of installation.

Outdoor Lanterns


Lantern Lamp posts are not just for the streets; they look insane in your garden landscape too. They give the front of your property an envious appeal and do a cracking job of illuminating long driveways. They work effectively in large gardens as they are brilliant at casting light.

This Alex black outdoor post lamp with clear glass is perfect for lighting your garden and outdoor areas. The look of the lamp is traditional, with elements from Victorian street lighting producing a beautiful, classic look for the exterior of your home.

The Capri rustic brown outdoor post lamp with bevelled glass will make the exterior of your home look stunning. The post is traditionally styled in cast aluminium, with a rustic brown finish and an intricate curved glass lamp at the top, which is IP43 rated and fully rainproof. It looks impressive and creates a friendly welcome for your drive, pathways or garden.


Outdoor Lanterns are becoming a necessity when it comes to lighting up our gardens. Enjoy them while you dine al fresco, having a cosy evening or fancy a bit of hot tub fun.


This Well Glass IP44 Matt Black Outdoor Wall Lantern is a traditionally designed porch light with a distinct maritime feel. This modern take on a classic lantern design has a matt black cage-like frame with a domed lid leading up to a circular wall bracket. The clear glass diffuser that would look great lighting your garden or outdoor areas and the wall lantern is IP44 rated and fully splashproof to protect against the elements.

Dar Vapour Coach Lantern Wall Light Black IP44. A contemporary take on a traditional single coach lantern. Finished in a tough matt black powder coat providing durability in the British weather.

Our Findings

After reading our article, you should have a much better idea of the kind of lantern that will cater to your specific needs.

While we highlighted our top choices for each category all the lanterns listed above have one thing in common: they offer a traditional style that can be used throughout your home!

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