Buying a tree swing for your garden? Whether it's for the kids or because you saw it on Stacey Solomon's Instagram (us too!), we're here to help. We've done some shopping to find the most stylish options available on the web right now – there's not a plastic swing or brightly coloured one in sight.
Whether for hanging on a grand tree in your garden, from your pergola or even on a porch, these tree swings are so stylish you'll want them seen by your guests and neighbours. Not just that, but they won't ruin your garden aesthetic, either, while the kids will obviously love them. Need we say any more? Keep scrolling for our favourite picks from Etsy, Not on the High Street and Amazon.
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5 very cute tree swings to buy in 2021
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1. OhhDarlingDesigns Real Oak Indoor Outdoor Kids & Adults Tree Swing – £99 at Etsy(opens in new tab)
For indoor or outdoor use, this very cute tree swing is fit for even the most Instagrammable gardens. Choose from a jute rope or a cotton rope, and you can personalise the sliced wooden card that comes included, with a name. It would make a lovely gift...
OhhDarlingDesigns Real Oak Indoor Outdoor Kids & Adults Tree Swing | From £99 at Etsy (opens in new tab)
This real oak tree swing is handmade to order, while it has rounded edges to make it safe to hang inside or outside, even within reach of smaller children. It can hold up to 100kg of weight, while it comes with two solid rings if you want to attach it inside, to a ceiling.
2. WildflowerByHeather Wildflower Wine Barrel Rope Swing(opens in new tab)
Yes, this swing comes in lots of colourways so that you can buy to suit your garden scheme – or you can choose their favourite colour. The swing seat is shaped to make it comfortable for swinging, while it has a rustic finish to add effect. This tree swing is definitely pretty enough to hang outside your home – whether from a tree or on a porch.
WildflowerByHeather Wildflower Wine Barrel Rope Swing | £173.83 at Etsy (opens in new tab)
This tree swing comes in lots of lovely colours, while it's made from wine barrel wood originating from Southern California vineyards. It comes with everything needed for hanging included so that you can start using it almost immediately. It's also suitable for both adults and kids (and kidults!)...
3. HOMCOM Wooden Garden Swing Seat – £19.99 at Amazon
If you are in search of a basic and affordable tree swing, for the kids to get good use out of, then this one from Amazon is the one for you. You'll need to buy hanging straps and carabiners to use it, but it's still a bargain nonetheless. You could even paint it to suit your garden...
HOMCOM Wooden Garden Swing Seat | £19.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This solid but sturdy tree swing is a bargain at under £20. Perfect for any size garden, and it can hold up to 70kg of weight. It's made of smooth pine wood and the hanging rope from hemp for extra grip. Simply just attach it to your tree and you're ready to go – galvanised metal rings keep it steady when in use.
4. ChorleyOak Solid Oak Wooden Swing – £95 at Etsy(opens in new tab)
This lovely tree swing comes in various lengths, from 200cm to 500cm, so no matter how large that tree in your garden may be, it can sit at the perfect height for your little ones. It's also rustic looking and very sturdy, yet lovely and basic so as not to distract eyes from the rest of your garden decor.
ChorleyOak Solid Oak Wooden Swing | From £95 at Etsy (opens in new tab)
Made from solid French oak with a hemp rope, this rustic tree swing is chunky to hold enough weight, while it's designed to last a lifetime in your garden. It's reinforced with chunky rope-bearers with a traditional oil finish, and it comes with heavy-duty steel adjusters already fitted. Hanging is easy – just reference the instructions that come included. We love it hung from a large tree, the higher the better.
5. Marnie Moyle The Monkey swing – £135 from Not on the High Street(opens in new tab)
Solid and engraved, this tree swing would make the perfect gift for someone who loves to play outdoors. Choose from 'Geronimo', 'Yee Haa' or 'All Aboard'.
Marnie Moyle The Monkey swing | £135 at Not on the High Street (opens in new tab)
Handmade in Marnie's Berkshire Downs workshop, this oak swing comes with a five-metre hanging rope and it can be enjoyed and left outside year-round. Simple yet classic looking and the wording makes a nice added touch.
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