Best trampoline

For outdoor fun, a trampoline is hard to beat. Our selection includes designs kids and even adults will love to get bouncing on.

Merax 12FT Trampoline
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Add a trampoline to your garden, and it will be an instant hit with young kids. Some designs are also suitable for teens and adults to keep the whole family active. There’s a wide range of sizes available with options for compact yards as well as spacious gardens. Check out our selection of the best around.

Best overall

BCAN 40" Foldable Mini Trampoline

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BCAN 40-inch foldable mini trampoline

Stay fit

This mini trampoline can help keep adults in good shape and allow kids to have some fun. The foam handle is height adjustable to suit trampoliners of all ages. It’s small enough for use inside your home as well as outdoors and folds down for easy storage when you’ve finished with it. 

Best for any backyard

Zupapa 15 Foot Trampoline

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Zupapa trampoline

Several size options from 10 to 15 feet

Take advantage of your outdoor space with this yard-accommodating model available in several size options, including a massive 15-footer. The jumping mat and spring cover are sewn together to eliminate gaps at the side, and there’s foam padding as well. The frame is anti-rust, and wind stakes are included to fix the legs into the grass.

Best for shooting hoops

Merax 12FT Trampoline

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Merax 12-foot trampoline

UV-proof enclosure

The family can improve their basketball game as well as have fun bouncing with this design. The safety enclosure is 6.5-feet high and made from heavy-gauge galvanized rust-resistant steel. The poles are even padded for safety. W-shaped legs give the trampoline extra stability.

Best for younger children

Giantex 7 Ft Kids Trampoline

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Giantex 7-foot kids trampoline

Easy access

Little ones won’t have too far to step into this cute and colorful trampoline, and the L-shaped zipper makes access easy. The mat has an 83-inch diameter, and the weight limit is 275 pounds. The springs will resist rusting, and the base is curved for stability.

Best for all ages

SereneLife Trampoline

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SereneLife 10-foot trampoline

Weather resistant

It’s designed for kids as young as three years old, but this 10-foot trampoline can also keep teens and adults happily bouncing. The weight limit is up to 352 pounds. To keep it in place in your garden, the legs are L-shaped, and the design is waterproof.  

Best for smaller gardens

Skywalker 8-Feet Round Trampoline

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Skywalker 8-foot round trampoline

Tightly woven net

Angled poles create distance between themselves and the net with this model, while the net has a weave to stop little fingers passing through. The springs are on the outside of the enclosure net for safety, and they’re covered with a vinyl-coated pad, too. At 21-inches high, the jumping surface is easy for smaller kids to hop on.

Our verdict

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A trampoline is a fabulous way to have fun and keep active in the garden. Our number one pick is the BCAN 40-inch foldable mini trampoline. With a handle that can be height adjusted, both kids and adults can enjoy the bouncy surface, and it’s compact enough for tiny yards. 

Kids will love the Skywalker 8-foot round trampoline. It has thoughtful features to keep them safe while they’re playing, including a tightly woven net and springs on the outside of the enclosure. The surface is even low enough for them to climb onto it easily.

Sarah Warwick
Freelance writer

Sarah is a freelance journalist and editor writing for websites, national newspapers, and magazines. She’s spent most of her journalistic career specialising in homes and gardens and loves investigating the benefits, costs and practicalities of home improvement. It's no big surprise that she likes to put what she writes about into practice, and is a serial house revamper.