We offer a range of stylish and functional external door stops that are ideal for holding open patio or bi-fold doors. Variations include natural rope or grey doors stops. They are all made using intricate rope knots handcrafted by a UK craftsman.

Lighthouse tall handmade rope door stops

Each external door stop has been designed using historic nautical knots – the same knot tying skills used by sailors on Nelson’s ships in times gone by.

Find the right external door stop

Browse our handy external door stop comparison table below these options to find the right door stop for you:

Lighthouse Door Stop

Pair of tall door stops

Our Tall Lighthouse Door Stops are 18cms wide and 49cm high. These work well as external door stops when you have a step drop onto your patio or decking. 


Charcoal Bell Buoy

Charcoal Grey Bell Buoy Door Stop

The Charcoal Grey Bell Buoy door stop with a wide weighted base was designed as an external door stop specifically for bifold door owners who have a step drop to their deck or patio. 

Heavy Buoy Door Stop

Heavy door stop

This external door stop is ideal if you leave your expensive bifolds open in a stronger wind and are concerned they might bang shut with possible expensive results. It weighs 6kg and has a base width of 25cm making it very stable.

Charcoal Grey Heavy Buoy

Heavy Grey Door Stop

The demand for external door stops in grey colour is high. That’s why we developed our popular Heavy Buoy door stop in a new matt grey / black nylon rope. 

Product* Weight Width Height** Link
Small Buoy Door Stop £52 1.5kg 18cm 30cm Small Buoy Door Stop
Large Turks Head £46 1.6kg 20cm 30cm Large Turks Head Door Stop
Indoor Heavy Buoy £49 2kg 15cm 25cm Indoor Heavy Buoy Door Stop
Lighthouse Tall Door Stop £98 4kg 18cm 49cm Lighthouse Tall Door Stop
Heavy Buoy Door Stop £125 6kg 25cm 36cm Heavy Buoy Door Stop
Bell Buoy Door Stop £135 6kg 32cm 50cm Bell Buoy Door Stop
*we recommend bringing your door stop inside over night, and during wet weather and winter months.
**with loop

Why customers buy external door stops from us

Unique – you won’t find our external door stops on the high street or with other online retailers. Our designs are unique, handcrafted and high quality.

A conversation piece – our external rope door doorstops use the same intricate knot tying skills used by sailors during Nelson’s time. We have customers that are history buffs and who appreciate this traditional skill. Click here to learn more about our beautiful rope knots.

Quality workmanship – Many hours go into making our external door stops. They are high quality and not like the cheaper alternatives you’ll find on the high street. Click here to view our short videos including making our rope door stops.

Nautical Theme – products made from rope provide a nautical nod to any room. Click here for more advice on decorating your home with nautical accessories.

Outstanding customer service. We guarantee satisfaction by offering a refund or exchange without question.

Have a question? Just email us at hello@beautifulropedecor.co.uk and we’ll respond quickly and efficiently.