Last updated: March 11, 2022

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A garden tub is a freestanding bathtub that can be placed in the middle of your backyard. It's also known as an outdoor whirlpool or hot tub.

The best Garden Tub in the UK: Our selection

Garden Tub: Frequently asked questions

What types of Garden Tub are there and what determines a good product?

There are three main types of garden tubs. The first is the most traditional type, which has a flat bottom and sides that slope inward toward the top. This style is typically made from concrete or fiberglass, but can also be found in wood varieties as well. Another option for your new garden tub will have an oval-shaped base with sloping walls on all four sides to create more space inside than you would get out of a conventional rectangular model. These models tend to look much like small swimming pools when they’re filled up with water and make great additions to any backyard oasis. Finally, there are round versions available too – these come complete with ladders so you can easily climb into them without having to step down into them from above (which could cause some serious back injuries).

The main features of a good Garden Tub are its size, shape and material. A large tub is more comfortable than a small one; it can accommodate several people at once or be used for soaking in the sun on warm days. It should also have an attractive design that will blend well with your garden's overall look. Finally, you need to consider the materials from which it is made - wood, plastic or metal all offer different advantages and disadvantages when compared to each other.

Who should use a Garden Tub?

Anyone who wants to enjoy the benefits of a hot tub, but doesn't have room for an in-ground or above ground spa. A Garden Tub is perfect for patios and balconies where space is limited.

Based on what criteria should you buy a Garden Tub?

The selection of a Garden Tub should depend on the user. Some people are looking for something that is very cheap, while others want to invest in high-quality furniture that will last them for years. It's important to evaluate your needs before buying a product like this one.

One of the most important thing to look out for is the quality of material used in making a Garden Tub. You should also check on its durability, sturdiness and stability.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Garden Tub?


The Garden Tub is the only tub that can be used for both bathing and hydrotherapy. It has a built-in seat, which allows you to sit in water up to your chin without having to worry about slipping or falling out of the tub. This makes it ideal for people with limited mobility who have difficulty getting into and out of bathtubs.


The main disadvantage of a Garden Tub is that it can be difficult to get in and out. It also takes up more space than other tubs, so you may have trouble finding room for one.

Shopping Guide: Everything you need to know

Which brands and manufacturers are represented in our review?

In our review, we present products from various manufacturers and suppliers. The list includes products from the following brands and manufacturers, among others:

  • simpa
  • Easy Shopping
  • KetoPlastics

What is the price range of the featured products?

The cheapest Garden Tub in our review costs around 6 pounds and is ideal for customers who are conscious about their money. However, those who are willing to spend more money for better quality can also spend around 18 pounds for one of the more expensive products.