Did you know that spending more time outdoors has loads of scientifically-proven benefits, from reducing stress to improving physical health?
That's right - and even half an hour in your backyard could help.
However, you might not be keen to spend much in your yard if it isn't a comfortable place to be.
Investing in a patio swing is a wonderful way to add a little luxury to your space - you'll soon be outside enjoying the sunshine all year round.
Keep reading for details on nine of the best patio swings, from fancy outdoor sofas to traditional wooden log swings.
1. Porchgate Cupholder Console Cypress Porch Swing
This wooden porch swing has a lovely traditional look, and it's perfect for couples or families.
The swing consists of two separate seats, so both occupants can enjoy their own personal space.
In the center of the swing, there's a handy wooden cupholder with room for two drinks. Rather than being forced to place outdoor tables at either side of the swing, you can simply store beverages right next to you.
2. Mainstays 3 Seat Porch & Patio Swing
The Mainstays 3 Seat Porch and Patio swing is a really versatile option that's ideal for large families or homeowners who like to entertain.
The swing is large enough to comfortably seat three adults or several small children, and the material is soft and comfortable.
There's an awning up above, which offers much-needed protection for the sun on those scorching hot days.
3. Lakeland Mills Cedar Log Porch Swing
Not keen on swings that look like outdoor sofas, and want a more rustic option?
This log swing from Lakeland Mills could be a perfect choice.
It's made from an attractive natural wood, and the frame of the swing has a traditional log design which makes it look unique and interesting.
The swing is made from white cedar, meaning it's resistant to creepy-crawlies, rot, and decay. It's environmentally friendly and easy to assemble.
4. Sorbus Hanging Rope Hammock Chair Swing Seat
Looking for an awesome porch swing for one?
This hammock chair swing from Sorbus is the best way to relax in style.
It's made from cotton and polyester, has a deep, comfortable hammock-style design, and is filled with super soft cushioning.
Want to relax to the max?
With this swing, you really can - and it's easy to hang from trees anywhere in your backyard, offering loads of versatility. Simply pick your favorite spot and install the most comfortable swing seat you've ever seen.
5. Coral Coast Casco Bay Resin Wicker Porch Swing
Looking for a swing that's light, summery, and makes you feel like you're on vacation?
This wicker porch swing from Coral Coast might be perfect.
Made from pretty white wicker, the swing looks bright and welcoming and easily matches the rest of your garden decor.
You can add an optional cushion in a range of colors for extra comfort and style, or stick with the traditional plain wicker look. It's an all-weather swing, so you won't have to worry about rot or water damage.
6. Outsunny Convertible
Prepare yourself for the most versatile patio swing you've ever seen.
The Outsunny Convertible has a smart 3-in-1 design and can be used as a swing seat, a protective canopy, or a bed, depending on your current needs.
When used as a canopy alone, the Outsunny Convertible offers a good amount of shade that's ideal for picnics or playtime with kids. Curtains around the edge of the frame offer protection from bugs and create a fun mini-gazebo.
With the swing attached, the seat has room for three people and is soft and comfortable. It's quite high off the ground, making it perfect for taller guests.
Finally, the convertible can be used as a relaxing day bed, ideal for chilling out in style on hot days.
7. Hanging Chaise Lounger Chair Swing
This is a super-cool, modern option that's ideal for trendsetters.
The swing comes with a metal frame, so you won't have to worry about finding a place to hang it. The seat itself is long enough to allow you to stretch out and relax, and the canopy will protect you from sun damage.
Unlike other patio swings, the chair comes in a bright green color, teal or red/orange, which is a wonderful way to add a pop of color to your yard.
This chair is perfect for anyone who loves great design.
8. Burgundy Belleze
The Burgundy Belleze is a pretty swing seat that's ideal for adding color.
It comes in a deep, rich shade which will add warmth and style to any yard. There's plenty of room for two to three people, and the large canopy keeps you comfortably shaded.
Why Buy Patio Swings for Your Backyard?
Patio swings are an awesome place to relax with guests, spend time with family, or unwind at the end of a long day.
Choose a seat that offers shade, comfort, style, and convenience to maximise the time you spend in your backyard.
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