Front Door Lights, Outside Porch Lights and Hanging Lanterns

Quality porch lights, lanterns and front door lighting for traditional period homes. Attractive lighting for the entrance to your home will create a warm welcome for visitors and well as being practical and safe. Whether you choose a hanging porch lantern, flush fitting porch wall lights or under canopy lighting you will be sure to find lots of affordable options at Bespoke Lights. Porches can be open to the elements or under cover and enclosed or partly enclosed, so please take care to ensure you select the correct porch and front door light fittings for your situation.

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The best porch lights will make that all important first impression to visitors and passers by as well as offering an added dimension to your home security. Exterior lighting helps define the look of your house and with the help of Bespoke Lights you will be able to find porch lights that are in keeping with traditional period properties. Walk down any street and your eye will automatically be drawn to homes that are well lit and inviting. Done correctly outdoor lighting can make the most of what you have by complimenting your homes architectural style, increasing your security and helping you navigate to your front door at night.

With so many outdoor lights on offer it is easy to become overwhelmed. We would recommend starting by taking a good hard look at your porch or front door area to determine the type of fittings that would be suitable. The aim is to cast a wide pool of light that illuminates your entrance with a warm glow of light that is easy on the eye. Try to avoid having any dark corners and harsh bright lights. If you are unsure about the size of fitting to choose it may help to make a mock-up out of cardboard and affix in place before stepping back to take a good look. Some of our bigger hanging porch lights and lanterns are suitable for larger period homes and for lighting outside pubs, restaurants and business premises.

Outdoor light fittings sold in the UK have a rating that indicates the locations they can be used in. Indoor lights are not suitable for using outdoors and it is important that you select the correctly rated outside lights for your situation. Light fittings will have an IP (ingress protection) number and you should look for outdoor porch and front door lights that have an IP44 rating or higher. Slightly lower rated fittings can be used if the area is undercover or partly enclosed. To read a little more about selecting the correctly rated porch lighting take a look at our blog on front door lighting - click the link below.

If you are looking for porch and front door lighting for coastal locations we would recommend choosing outdoor lighting that is designed specifically for these harsher environments. To make it easier for you to select we have put all our coastal lighting in one place - click here or on the link below.

Carefully chosen porch and front door lights can have such a positive impact and here at Bespoke Lights we have an amazing selection of outdoor lighting to choose from. Being specialists in lighting for older properties we have some wonderful lights that will compliment period homes. Come and take a look at our traditional outdoor wall lanterns, flush fitting porch ceiling lights and hanging porch lanterns.