If you have a large lawn and want to limit the time you spend mowing, it might be worth buying a ride-on mower.
Ride-on mowers broadly divide into lawn riders, lawn tractors and front-seated mowers, with a ‘go-cart’ type design. Which type you opt for will depend on the size of your garden, the type of terrain to be mowed and, of course, your budget.
With such a wide range of models available, how do you go about choosing the best ride-on mower for your garden? Watch our two-part video Buyer’s Guide, in which we outline all of the things you need to consider when buying a ride-on mower.
In part one, we look at model types, assessing your site, mower cutting width, ease and comfort of use as well as accessibility of engine and fuel tank.
Brands featured in this video: Atco, Cub Cadet, Honda, Husqvarna, John Deere, Lawnflite, Mountfield, Simplicity, Stiga, Toro, Viking and Westwood.
Many thanks to Sue Fisher and Harper Adams University for their help in making this video.