Special Decorative Gravel

Willis & Ainsworth can supply most gravel from all across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Decorative Gravel usually refers to any gravel, pebble or shingle that is used for a driveway, path or planter. Although some of these materials are very pretty they can be considered expensive.

Please see our Local Gravel page for more materials.

Gravel Matching

Please use the images provided to try and match or choose what you are looking for. If you are unsure then please feel free to bring a sample into the office with you and we will do our best to match it for you.


We have many samples of Decorative Gravel that are available. However due to the variation in sizes and different products that are available we are unable to stock samples of everything.

  • 40mm Purple Slate

    Purple Slate

      Purple Slate is also known as Plum Slate or Heather Slate, it's usually a mix of purple and deep blue slates, with flat sides and jagged edges. In and around Berkshire there is not a huge amount of this material stocked at a regular time as it is...

  • Pink Limestone

    Pink Limestone

      Pink Limestone is one of the less common decorative but most atrractive gravels available in the UK. It is a mixture of shades of pale pink and grey limestone gravel, it is hard wearing and long lasting. It is also known as Devon Pink and...

  • Eco Granite

    Eco Granite

      Eco granite is a mixture of white and grey angled cornish granite. Eco granite is also know as, Silver Granite or Grey Granite there are slight variations in colour depending on what quarry is used to source the material. This product is suitable...

  • Cotswold Chippings

    Cotswold Chippings

      Cotswold Chippings are a dark/orangy yellow angled soft (oolitic) limestone. it gives a lovely finish to driveways or paths especially when you are looking to compliment other colours. Unlike flint based gravel oolitic limestone does break down...

  • Cheshire Pink

    Cheshire Pink

      Cheshire Pink is a semi rounded crushed flint material which is a pinky bown colour sepending on the seem being dug at the time. This product is suitable for drives, water features and fish. We deliver small and large loads to Thatcham, Newbury,...

  • Cambrian Green

    Cambrian Green

      Cambrian green is a mixture of green angular limestone, it's colour is very unique and because it's a limestone it's a very durable material. This product is suitable for drives,borders and planters, water features and fish. This product can also...

  • Caledonian Pebbles Caledonian Pebbles

    Caledonian Pebbles

      Caledoninan pebbles can also be called scotting pebbles, they are a rounded pebble with greys, blues and purples. It is a reiver washed pebble which gives it it's rounded shape. This product is suitable for drives, water features and fish. We...

  • Welshmans Gold Gravel

    Welshmans Golden Gravel

      Welshmans Golden Gravel is a pale golden flint and a mixture of white, cream, black, brown and grey colours. It is another of the famed "local" materials around the Thatcham, Newbury and Berkshire area. We deliver small and large loads to...

  • Golden Gravel

    Golden Gravel

      Golden gravel is a mixture of brown, cream, gold and black flint Shingle. It is another of the famous "local" gravels and was the most common gravel in the thames valley for around 15-20 years. Also know as Toffee and Newbury Flint. It is a great...

  • South Cerney Gravel South Cerney Gravel

    South Cerney Gravel

      South Cerney gravel is a rounded oolitic limestone. It is a cream / buff / yellow / beige even coloured gravel and one of the most popular decorative gravels available. It comes in a range of sizes 20mm, 10mm for driveways and paths and also 40mm...