Wood paints

All of our Wood Paint colours are named after the local area and nature within that inspires us so much. This high-performing range can be used on all types of exterior and interior wood. Thorndown Wood Paint is water-based with virtually no VOC or odour and creates a long-lasting, hard-wearing coating that will look great for years.

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  • Anthracite-Grey-wood-paint-on-fence RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey Wood Paint from Thorndown Paints
    Strong dark grey wood paint. The architects and designers choice for use inside and out. Long lasting and waterproof. A deep grey that visually works incredibly well with other colours and materials. Stylish yet unobtrusive RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey tones well with any colour or planting schemes. Very practical and long lasting, RAL 7016 Wood Paint is fade resistant and conveniently disguises any dirt build up. RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey Wood Paint works equally well on modern or classic buildings and timber products. We are lucky to be able to replicate any RAL Classic or RAL design Colour in our Wood Paint. Please get in contact if there are any other RAL colours you require. This RAL 7016 Anthracite Grey Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside. One coat for fencing, two coats recommended for joinery and cladding. Coverage up to 12 square meters per litre on a smooth surface; that is: 30 square meters from the 2.5 litre tin, 9 square meters from the 750 ml tin, 1.8 square meters from the 150 ml tin.
  • Thorndown_Ginger-Gold_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Ginger-Gold-wood-grain-image
    A light pale orange wood paint. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. This rich yet soft light orange has been wrapped in warm ginger. A pretty paint colour for pretty wood. This Ginger Gold Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.
  • Thorndown_Swan-white Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Swan-White-wood-grain-image
    A pure, opaque brilliant white wood paint that shows the relief of wood grain. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. The local swans living on the moat at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells are renowned for their intelligence and cheeky nature. This pure white will glide effortlessly onto your wood, just as a swan glides gracefully through water. This Swan White Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Cheddar-Pink_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Cheddar-Pink-wood-grain-image
    Light pink wood paint. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. A complex and attractive pink that is as delicate as the rare and protected Cheddar Pink wildflower that it is named after. This Cheddar Pink Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.
  • Thorndown_Foxwhelp_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Foxwhelp-wood-grain-image
    Light red wood paint meets dark pink with a hint of coral. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. The pretty rich pink colour on the Thorndown fox is named after the really old cider apple cultivar. Somerset is renowned for growing orchards bursting with apples and turning them into liquid cider. This Foxwhelp Red Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Chantry-Cream_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Chantry-Cream-wood-grain-image
    Light cream wood paint. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. Light but rich cream with tones reminiscent of the delicate stone work decorating the Sugar Chantry Chapel in the stunning Wells Cathedral. Adds a warm contrasting tone to frame woodwork or brighten a large timber building. This Chantry Cream Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Bath-Cream_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Bath-Cream-wood-grain-image

    A rich cream wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Architecture, stone, ice cream and cheese; the city of Bath must be one of the creamiest places to look at. And I dare say you could nearly bathe in the stuff, tucking into a sumptuous afternoon tea in the famous pump house tea rooms after relaxing in the spa.

    This Bath Cream Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Limestone_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Limestone-wood-grain-image

    A light, soft stony grey wood paint with just a hint of yellow/orange warmth.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Inspired by the imposing and dramatic limestone gorge called Ebbor Gorge, this off-white has the silent beauty of stone that has stood for thousands of years.

    This Limestone Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Mudgley-Mustard_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Mudgley-Mustard-wood-grain-image

    A modern dark mustard orange wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Steeped in myth; legend has it that Mudgley is home to the shoe pile and the cider spider. Its famous cider may not be quite the same shade as this colour but here we evoked something deep dark and rich - a fitting tribute.

    This Mudgley Mustard Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Golden-Somer_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Golden-Somer-wood-grain-image

    Yellow wood paint with just a touch of orange.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Warm, honey yellow to lift the mood like the summer sun. The Gold of Somer before it's set!

    This Golden Somer Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Ash_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Ash

    A red/brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain..

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Mid-tone of wood with a nutty hue, also stemming from Norse mythology as the tree from whence the first man was created.

    This wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Hazel_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Hazel

    Rich orange brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Warm, rich nutty wood stain representing the trees in our garden that are the food source and playground of local squirrels.

    This wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Elder_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Elder

    A very orange-brown red wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    The timber of an elder tree has the chameleon colours of cedar wood - red, spicy and beautiful.

    This Elder Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Hawthorn_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Hawthorn

    Nice yellow brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Hawthorn is spiky and prickly with the prettiest blossom and the strangest scent, this rich chocolate wood tone is as naughty as it is nice.

    This wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Blackthorn_Wood-Paint_2.5litre Thorndown-Blackthorn-Wood-Paint

    A lush dark brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Another local favourite (tree not cider) this is the deepest and darkest of wood tone colours forming the wands of witches like our local Wookey Hole witch. As versatile in its paint form as in its natural wood and timber uses.

    This wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_UVClear Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-UVClear

    Pure clear wood paint with UV protection that is totally transparent to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    A pure clear protecting timber from UV and anything else nature and you can throw at it.

    This wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Wispy-Willow_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Wispy-Willow-wood-grain-image

    Pale green wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Childhood memories of the majestic, whispering willow tree lend themselves to this elegant and dreamy grey green. The Grey Willow can be found on Mendip woodland walks.

    This Wispy Willow Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Green-Hairstreak_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Green-Hairstreak-wood-grain-image

    Off-white pale green wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    A delicate light green with a touch of cream, this colour borrows its name from the unique and beautiful Green Hairstreak butterfly.

    This Green Hairstreak Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Bishop-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Bishop-Blue-wood-grain-image

    Dark blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    A sophisticated and charming dark blue inspired by our Bishop of Bath and Wells. Traditional dark blue with charcoal grey undertone that will smarten up whatever it is applied to.

    This Bishop Blue Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Bilberry-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Bilberry-Blue-wood-grain-image

    A strong berry blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Just like the native wild berries found in the Somerset countryside, this fruity blue has a warm rich depth to it.

    This Bilberry Blue Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Goblin-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Goblin-Blue-wood-grain-image

    Aqua. A pool-like aqua green/blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    We may not have found any real goblins lurking in the Mendips but we do have Goblin Coombe, another amazing gorge in Somerset that is the playground of climbers, walkers and countryside creatures.

    This Goblin Blue Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Peregrine-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Peregrine-Blue-wood-grain-image

    Blue wood paint with a faint touch of purple.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    One of the most incredible birds of prey, the peregrine swoops through the sky guarding his countryside kingdom. A dusky blue with a hint of purple is named after this amazing creature.

    This Peregrine Blue Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Squirrel-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Squirrel-Blue-wood-grain-image

    Soft but strong blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Squirrels are one of my favourite woodland creatures and I've been lucky to share my gardens with them. Blue is also my favourite colour and this lush blue is the colour of my Thorndown squirrel alter-ego.

    This Squirrel Blue Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Adonis-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Adonis-Blue-wood-grain-image

    A light bright blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    This beautiful blue is named after the Adonis butterfly that can be found in parts of the Mendip area. You are unlikely to find a more handsome blue.

    This Adonis Blue Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Skylark-Blue_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Skylark-wood-grain-image

    Light sky blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Rising high above the Blackdown countryside the pretty Skylark flies through the blue sky to land lightly on the Thorndown colour chart. Pastel blue with a chalky grey undertone.

    This Skylark Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Greylake_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Greylake-wood-grain-image

    A light grey - blue wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    This name pays homage to Greylake, a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the Somerset Levels looked after by the RSPB. Just like the water on the reserve, this paint colour is a deep reflective pool of light grey blue.

    This Greylake Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Purple-Divine_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Purple-Divine-wood-grain-image

    Strong purple wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Divine and beautifully regal purple. The first Latin translation of Dante's Divine Comedy was housed in the Chained Library of Wells Cathedral before the books disappeared during the Reformation, never to be seen again.

    This Purple Divine Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Purple-Orchid_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Purple-Orchid-wood-grain-image

    Light purple wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Walk through Ubley Warren drinking in the wonder of an abandoned opencast lead mining site that nature has transformed into a thing of soft wild beauty and admire the early purple orchid. Or just buy this paint.

    This Purple Orchid Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Rock-Rose_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Rock-Rose-wood-grain-image

    Dark pink wood paint with a touch of lilac.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Coarse grey rock ground into a heritage pink tone to create a paint colour fit for a queen. Found in Burrington Combe the 'common' rock-rose is a thing of raw, pure natural beauty.

    This Rock Rose Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Rowan-Berry-Red_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Rowan-Berry-wood-grain-image

    Pure red wood paint.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    A bright red like the dripping juices flowing from a Rowan Berry freshly plucked from a Rowan tree on a country walk.

    This Rowan Berry Red Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Rowan_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Rowan

    A strong yellow brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Mellow wood tone of a local favourite that also has legendary roots in Norse mythology, believing that the first woman was made from this tree.

    This wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Beech_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Beech

    A pale orange-brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Warm light wood stain reflecting the nature of this native tree.

    This Beech Wood paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Birch_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Birch

    Very pale-yellow brown wood paint that is transparent with a wood stain like finish to show the full beauty of the grain.

    High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s.

    Light wood tone from the prettiest and most versatile of tree varieties.

    This Birch Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Parlyte-Green_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Parlyte-Green-wood-grain-image
    Soft light sage green wood paint. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. Heritage green with a warm grey undertone inspired by the parlyte palette of Thomas Parsons. This Parlyte Green Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Cathedral-Green_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Cathedral-Green-wood-grain-image
    Bright and light green wood paint. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. Fresh and pretty green that takes its name from the Cathedral Green sitting as a centre piece at the historical West Front of Wells Cathedral. This Cathedral Green Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
  • Thorndown_Sedge-Green_Wood Paint_2500 Thorndown-Sedge-Green-wood-grain-image
    Natural soft green wood paint. High performing exterior and interior eco wood paint with minimal V.O.C.s. Heathland at the summit of Blackdown supports many types of sedge in a variety of greens. This green represents the fresh, raw, earthy nature of this often blustery grey place. This Sedge Green Wood Paint is suitable for any application inside or outside.  
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