Where else should I consider installing ethernet points in the house / garden and why?

I'm looking to future proof my house which is being completely remodelled / gutted out in the UK.

I'm looking for some inspirational ideas from others who have gone through the process and can give me some tips of things I may not have considered.  I will rewire the home completely and run 2 points of Cat 6e ethernet cables to each room in the house (including behind TVs and in cinema room).

Where else should I consider including ethernet points in the house / garden and why?  Keep in mind security, garden gates, out buildings, lighting controls etc, maybe bathrooms?
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
If the walls are open, you can't beat having conduit to "future proof" your house wiring.  Upgrading cable is as easy as attaching the new cable to the old one and pulling it through.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Much new gear (tablets. phones and some (not all) computers) are only Wi-Fi. So be sure to allow for Wi-Fi in your plan.

I really do not network my bathrooms. Not even my master bedroom (you might want a wire there for TV - I have coax for this).

How far away from house are your outbuildings?  Assuming some distance, wire the outbuilding to the house and put a Wi-Fi router in the outbuilding. This should service the garden.

The future is very fast Wi-Fi. So allow for this.

Keep your central network point accessible. Switchgear must be replaced MUCH more frequently than any wiring.

Put Ethernet where you can plug in a Wi-Fi router and use that.

Phones:  I am close to ditching my land line. We both have phones with good 3G and Wi-Fi. Our next phones will be 4G.

Think Wi-Fi, movability, and portability. I pick up my Laptop (with a 4 hour battery) and wander into the den upstairs in the middle of a big download so that others can watch the downstairs TV.

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u587162Author Commented:
switch gear = network switches?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
switch gear = network switches?  <-- Yes, AND routers, modem from the ISP.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@u587162 - Thanks and I was happy to assist.
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