Inspiring walk in shower ideas

Walk in showers are at the top of the list for most bathroom renovations. If you have a small bathroom, a walk in shower is the perfect way to maximise the space by keeping the shower doorless or with a simple glass screen. Or if you have a large master bathroom, a walk in shower can give your bathroom a stunning luxurious spa effect.

There is so much choice for walk in showers. For the tray, choose as slim as possible to integrate the shower seamlessly, or else tile the floor in a wetroom style. There are also loads of options for the screen too - either choose a single shower screen, a tiled partition wall or go for an enclosed look.

The options are endless and we have picked some amazing pictures to give you some walk in shower inspiration....from the small loft en-suite to the ultra modern crittall shower screen, they are all stunning!

Choose a flush shower tray

You can create a wetroom feel with a flush shower tray, without having to worry about waterproofing the floor as you would with a wetroom. We love this walk in shower from Oak Apple Decor, where the grey shower tray is flush with the tiled floor and makes a great feature in the room too.

We love the individuality of this bathroom, with the crittall shower screen, the amazing floor tiles and the rustic pink wall finish...there's also a copper bath peeking in the corner! It's such a stylish space and demonstrates how you can make a narrow shower space feel roomy, with bags of personality too.

Image source Oak Apple Decor

Use a wall rather than a shower screen 

We love the Victorian features in this shower room with the fabulous penny tiles and traditional radiator. The partition wall is a great way to separate the shower and is far easier to clean than a shower screen! The walk in shower has been kept doorless which keeps the room fuss free. If you are choosing not to have a door, make sure the shower is set far enough back so you don't end up with water in the rest of the bathroom.

This shower room is from Lisa Dawson on Instagram - such a brilliant account for interiors inspiration.

Image source Lisa Dawson

Add a step to make a feature of the walk in shower

This walk in shower has been cleverly set away from the rest of the bathroom by a step, which adds a bit of interest to the walk in shower and bathroom. The flush shower tray seamlessly flows from the wood effect tile, which also gives some extra space to dry off after the shower. 

Often bathrooms have plumbing issues which mean you need a boxed in area to hide the pipe work, so if you have this problem then consider turning it into a feature.

Image source Luna Tile and Stone

Go for wow tiles

How fabulous are these tiles in this walk in shower - we are in love with them! The contrast of the dark tile, the white walls and the panelling is striking.

This walk in shower is enclosed by the glass screens to prevent the water splashing onto the wooden floor, however there is no door to work around. These shower screens are also perfect in a smaller bathroom where you might not have the space for a door opening. 

We love the individuality of this shower room...and how cosy would that rug feel on a winters morning?!

Image source two_bears_at_no.96


Go for a large glamorous space

Don't try to squeeze too much into your bathroom, consider a wide walk in shower instead of a bath with a shower...it looks far more luxurious and will give your bathroom a spa like feel!

We think this is the perfect en-suite for a master bedroom. The huge walk in shower has so much space and the flush rain effect showerhead would be perfect to soak under. We love the gold finishes teamed with the dark marble tiles, which gives this dark bathroom a sophisticated look!

Walk in shower by Bathe Bathrooms


Keep it light and bright

We love the fun, encaustic style of tiles in this walk in shower, which work so well set against the large neutral tiles. These are a great idea if you want something a little different but don't want to go for a strong colour in your bathroom.

This walk in shower looks so bright, with clever lighting in the shelving and light coloured tiles used throughout. The simple glass shower partition also adds to the light and spacious feel of this walk in shower.

Walk in shower by Instil Design


Keep it really simple in a small space

This shower room from renovating_the_house on Instagram, is the perfect example of how you can create an amazing room in a small space. The shower is doorless which keeps the room feeling open, where a door would have made the shower feeling cramped. The shower is cleverly set under the roof space, using every inch of this small en-suite.

The stunning marble effect tiles are the same on the floor and the walls which again gives the feeling of space. We love the black finishes which add to the style, giving this room an industrial edge.

Image source renovating_the_house


Go for a huge walk in shower for a large master bathroom

If you are lucky enough to have a large bathroom, then take some inspiration from this fantastic space. The stunning freestanding bath sits in the middle of the room, in front of the walk in shower, which you can walk into at either end. 

The smart glass screen separates the bath and the shower area and keeps this room looking large without too much clutter. We love how the tiling gives definition and zones to each part of the bathroom too.

Image source Coulon Stone

Published: August 13, 2019

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