Garden solar lanterns

Collection: Solar Garden Lanterns

4 products
solar powered lanterns for the garden
Outdoor Solar Lanterns
Outdoor Solar Lanterns
From £35.95
Hanging solar lights
Hanging solar lanterns
Solar Garden Lanterns
From £39.95
flickering solar lanterns
flickering flame solar lantern
Solar Flame Lantern
From £25.95
Chinese lantern lights outdoor
Chinese Lantern Solar String Lights

Solar Garden Lanterns from Sparkle Lighting

Find the perfect solar garden lanterns for your outdoor living space. Stunning solar garden lanterns to bring colour and drama to your outdoor space. All of these solar outdoor lanterns have timers so they come on at dusk and switch off six hours later.

Create a warm and inviting atmosphere outdoors using our beautiful range of LED solar lanterns in various designs. Various options of LED solar table lanterns or hanging solar lanterns to use on your patio, decking, pergola or outside table.

Outdoor solar lanterns can make such a pretty features in your garden. They are so easy to install making them ideal for a DIY garden makeover.

They look great in the day but even better at night. The perfect garden decorations.
These garden solar lanterns are also more energy-efficient and friendly to environment and more cost effective than traditional electric or battery garden lights.


How do solar garden lanterns work?

Solar gardenlanterns are lights that turn the energy from the sun in the day into electricity which is then stored in a rechargeable battery and used to light the solar lighting in the evening. Each light has a small photovoltaic cell on the top or on a panel that you can place away from the light. Solar garden lanterns have a sensor so as soon as the darkness arrives, they will come on for a 6 hour period every evening.

Are solar garden lanterns any good?

Solar garden lanterns are easy to install and they'll save you money on electricity bills and batteries as they are charged by the sun during the day. You have to look after them so make sure the panel is direct sunlight with no shadow at all and that the panel is kept clean. If the solar garden lantern doesn’t get enough sun, they will stop working and the rechargeable battery will go flat.

Are solar garden lanterns waterproof?

As solar panels are only ever used outside, they are indeed all weatherproof and all of our solar garden lanterns are IP44 rated meaning that they are waterproof and can be used outside.

Do solar garden lanterns work in the winter?

Solar garden lanterns will still work in the winter, so long as there is plenty of sunlight to charge the lights. It doesn't matter if it's snowing; as long as the lights have plenty of sun to completely charge, they will work when you need them to, however if there is no sun for quite a few days they may not come on at all or for less hours.

Do solar garden lanterns need batteries?

All solar garden lanterns have a rechargeable battery inside them, the solar panel converts the sunlight into power to charge the batteries which then turns and powers the lights in the evening.

How long do solar garden lanterns last?

The lifespan of solar garden lanterns can vary, but most will last for several years with proper maintenance.A battery in any solar light will eventually need replacing. On average they only last for up to 600 charges so you'll find that usually within 2 years a replacement battery will be needed.

Why do solar garden lanterns stop working?

Firstly check in the evening that the light is switched on as sometimes it is hard to tell on outdoor solar lanterns. In most instances of solar powered lights not working, it is the battery. Either they are not receiving charge or they are not holding it. The reason the battery may not be working is that the solar panel might not be getting enough sun due to being in a poor position or dirty. This in turn, will make the battery go flat.

How do I install solar garden lanterns?

Installation of solar garden lanterns are generally very simple and do not require any wiring. Simply make sure that the solar panel is receiving direct sunlight in the day and there is no shadow at all on the panel.

How do I clean my solar garden lanterns?

Solar garden lanterns can be cleaned by swiping the solar panel with a damp cloth. You must avoid using harsh chemicals as they damage the plastic and the solar panel.