Can you suggest a supplier of oak barrels?

Assuming you are looking to use them in the landscape and not for making beer, wine or whisky, there a number of sources of reclaimed barrels in the UK.

An internet search will reveal many companies able to supply them - whole or halved or ready-made into planters, water butts or items of garden furniture. Companies like Oak-barrel.com do business through the internet. Barrels from 180 litres to 450 litres are available from the online shop with prices from £89 to £179 including VAT.

Alternatively, you might try Tipton-based The Barrel Company. This firm offers ready-made planters from £45 including VAT. In Chichester, Oak Tubs supplies 70cm-diameter barrel-planters from £30 including VAT.

Seahawes - importer and supplier of reclaimed materials and garden products - offers barrels suitable for landscaping use. This company also supplies a wide range of other materials, including sleepers, beams, decking and reclaimed York-stone paving.


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