Oh we do like to be beside the seaside. Sadly, that’s not always possible… But, with these seaside wallpaper designs, you can make believe that your living room, bedroom or downstairs loo is somewhere on the great British coastline.
See our full guide to wallpaper, here. The Best Seaside Wallpaper Prints
1. Farrow & Ball Yukutori Wallpaper
Getting tired of sailboat papers? This seagull-printed design is a gentle nod to the seaside trend without feeling too kitschy. Named ‘Yukutori’ (the Japanese term for birds taking flight as a group), Farrow & Ball borrowed the simple design from a Japanese pen and ink drawing.
Farrow & Ball Yukutori wallpaper, £105 a roll. farrow-ball.com
2. Cole & Son Nuvole al Tramonto Wallpaper
Gusts of coastal winds sweep across this wallpaper, in pale oceanic hues that would suit any feature wall or downstairs loo. Featuring a chic ombré fade, it’s also available in a dusky pink colourway.
Cole & Son Nuvole al Tramonto wallpaper in dawn, £395 a roll. johnlewis.com
3. Sandberg Rio Wallpaper
These delicate hand-drawn seashells by Scandi wallpaper brand Sandberg are perfect for adding a playful touch to rooms if you aren’t ready to go full nautical. The print is also available in a soft teal and mustard print on cream.
Sandberg wallpaper in Rio Dark Blue, £74 a roll, sandbergwallpaper.com
4. Thibaut, Something Fishy Wallpaper
Featuring beautifully drawn pictures of sea creatures in pale blue, this seaside-themed wallpaper is versatile enough for any room in your beach house.
Thibaut Something Fishy wallpaper, £62 a roll, fashionwallpaper.co.uk
5. Osborne & Little Derwent Wallpaper
An oriental twist on seaside wallapaper, Osborne & Little’s Derwent is available in five different colourways. This faded aqua would is perfect for an elegant home library, and can easily offset colourful fabrics and layered textures.
Osborne & Little Derwent wallpaper in Aqua, £80 a roll. johnlewis.com
Conjuring up images of high winds, splashes of sea spray and the cries of circling gulls, this fluid seascape is just the thing if you’re looking for the ‘wow’ factor. The encompassing, graphic quality makes it a stunning choice for smaller rooms as well.
Whitby Mini Moderns wallpaper, £50 a roll, johnlewis.com
7. Designers Guild, Suisai Celadon wallpaper
If J.M.W Turner did wallpaper, this would be the gist of it. Romantic, abstract and impressionistic, like watching mist rise off the ocean on a foggy day at the harbour.
Designers Guild Susai Celadon wallpaper, £179 per roll, designersguild.com
8. Little Greene Zingara Wallpaper
There’s a refined elegance to this print of sailing boats resting at sea. Part of Little Greene’s 20th Century Papers collection, the print and colour is a faithful rendition of an original document found in the wallpaper archive at Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery.
Little Greene Zingara Wallpaper in Cerulean Sea, £75.50 a roll, littlegreene.com
9. Sanderson Coral & Fish
Small tropical fish flit between delicate corals in this wallpaper, which combines elements of embroidery and print on a cotton and linen base – perfect for a whitewashed bolt-hole on the seaside.
Sanderson Coral & Fish, £102 per metre, stylelibrary.com
10. Manuel Canovas, Byron Bay wallpaper
This print from Manuel Canovas is inspired by the beauty of Byron Bay and Australian beaches featuring exotic marine foliage and shells.
Manuel Canovas Byron Bay, £86 a roll, designs.colefax.com start the slideshow
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