10 Childrens Swings that Will Get Your Kids Begging to Play Outdoors


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Kids love to play on swings - especially when summer comes around! But what if you don't have a playground nearby?

So if you want to have the perfect way to get the kids away from their phones, TV or computers, a swing in the garden should get them off the sofa and into the fresh air.

Here is a selection of the best garden swings, including single, double and swing sets - from basic single swing sets to a complete play centre with a slide as well - plus a fun tyre swing for that good old-fashioned retro vibe.

Forest Single Swing

TP Forest Single Swing

The Forest Single Swing is a super classic wooden single swing, perfect for any kid over the age of 3.

Plum Single Swing Set

Plum Single Swing set

This Plum Single Swing Set is an good, affordable basic swing - it's under £35 - which comes with a height adjustable swing with a durable, injection moulded swing seat and soft feel ropes.

Swing Ring Tyre

Swing Ring Tyre

This Swing Ring Tyre, which would make a great replacement seat for a swing frame that you already have, is made from a recycled tyre.

Forest Double Wooden Swing Frame

Forest Double

The Forest Double Wooden Swing Frame is made from wood from managed forests, this two swing wooden frame comes with two fully adjustable swing seats. Easy to assemble and suitable for up to 10 years.

Multi Play Swing Set

Multi Play Swing Set

This Multi Play Swing Set has a full metal frame makes this swing very steady and safe and includes a see saw swing and a saucer swing - great for playdates and get-togethers!

Plum Vervet Wood Swing Set

Plum Vervet Wood Swing Set

This Plum Vervet Wood Swing Set has two swings and a Duo glider swing with soft feel ropes and heavy duty blow-moulded seats.

Hedstrom Neptune Swing Set

The Hedstrom Neptune Swing Set features two single swings and a 2 person glider - 4 children can be amused at once! With chunky blow moulded seats, adjustable ropes and a robust powder coated steel frame.

Hedstrom 2-in-1 Swing

Hedstrom 2in1 Swing with 5 Point Harness

This Hedstrom 2-in-1 Swing cleverly converts from a deluxe toddler swing into the single swing for when your child is older. It's made with a robust powder-coated steel extendable frame and both seats are supplied. Suitable from 18 months to 10 years.

Small Wonders 2 Swing Ride Set

Small Wonders 2 Swing Ride Set

The Small Wonders 2 Swing Ride Set is superb home play centre that's perfect for having fun together, which features two swings, a sturdy metal frame and chunky, blow-moulded seats. This double swing set is perfect for your growing family, with adjustable ropes to ensure your youngsters' feet still stay off the ground as they grow.

Plum Indri Wooden Climbing Frame

Plum Indri Wooden Climbing Frame

The Plum Indri Wooden Climbing Frame has a ladder to the play deck with roof, a 6ft wave slide, not forgetting the double swings. All made from FSC certified timber.

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