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Best hanging chairs

Best hanging chairs
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Hanging chairs are a quick and easy way to add the wow factor to either your indoor or outdoor space.  Whether you’re looking to relax outdoors, swinging in time to a cool breeze or you want to prop one up in your living room to enjoy the cocoon-like enclosure we’ve rounded up the best hanging chairs for indoor or outdoor living. 

Best Overall

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Yaheetech Rattan Swing Egg Chair (opens in new tab)

Swing around in this classic egg shaped design

If you think of a hanging chair, it’s this egg design that will probably pop into your mind. This strong and durable chair is made from synthetic rattan and supplied with its own black iron stand meaning it’s suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. It comes complete with a set of soft seat cushions that mould to your body shape and keep you feeling relaxed and rested. There is also the added bonus of a waterproof cover so storage is made easy. 

Best Value

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Pureday Hanging chair (opens in new tab)

Romantic and bohemian at a great price point

This hanging chair will give a romantic and bohemian vibe to any garden. Whilst it may look delicate, it takes up to 100kg in weight and is woven from 80 percent cotton and 20 percent polyester for extra longevity. It also comes with a stylish cushion which will give you a good start to styling it with your own unique style. It is worth noting that you will need to provide your own hooks to attach this hanging chair to your chosen area. 

Best Hammock Style

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Xiangyin Hanging Chair (opens in new tab)

Nordic chic full of fun

Simple and yet uber-chic, this Nordic style hammock hanging chair will add a sense of fun and romance to your garden. Made from a mix of durable cotton and rope, you’ll find this chair soft and breathable. The Xiangyin hanging chair is the perfect solution for small spaces and comes with two comfortable cushions. This has a generous maximum weight limit of 150kg and can be easily hung on a tree, beam or roof awning, and because of its size, you can easily move this chair around. 

Best For Trees

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Amazonas Belize hanging chair (opens in new tab)

Hang around in style amongst the trees

Bright, colourful and made for outdoor living this weatherproof hanging chair is the perfect place to curl up with a book and relax. It’s UV and fade resistant so you won’t have to say goodbye to the colourful design after a few weeks in the sun and it’s also weatherproof so you don’t need to rush to bring it inside at the first sight of rain. It is woven in an environmentally friendly manner with recycled yarn making it the perfect choice for the eco-conscious consumer. 

Best Space Saving

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Majestique Holly Folding Hanging Chair (opens in new tab)

Create more space with this foldable design

If you’re looking for a hanging chair that’s easy to store then look no further, this collapsible design is a must-have for your garden or conservatory. Don’t think because it’s easy to fold that it’s not robust, it has a steel support frame, from which an aluminium frame cocoon hangs. It is finished with high-quality resin weave and Terylene ropes and topped with a comfortable cushion and headrest so you can stay comfortable whatever you’re doing.

Get into the swing of it


We love all the hanging chairs that we’ve featured but our favourite has to be the Yaheetech Rattan Swing Egg Chair (opens in new tab). Not only is it a classic design but it’s also excellent for both indoor and outdoor use, which we think makes it excellent value for money. It's good looks and high comfort levels make it the perfect place to sit and enjoy a good book.