Bring the beach to your back garden with our guide to relaxing deck chairs.
A good deck chair is a great investment. Unlike other garden furniture, these chairs are portable. They’re easy to carry, and as homely on a patio as they are on the beach. They’re great for bringing a little indulgence to the park or on camping trips.
Because they’re so light and foldable, they store easily for winter, and take up far less space than other patio furniture.
And because they’re such a simple design – just canvas stretched over a wood frame – they tend to be a lot cheaper than other garden furniture.
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Nine of the best deck chairs
Harbour Housewares Deck Chair 2x
For great value, try this set of two deck chairs. The seat has classic blue seaside stripes, with an attractive, light beechwood frame.
Botany Set of 2 Classic Beach Chairs
For value that doesn’t compromise on comfort, check out this set of two high-quality deck chairs. It reclines to three different positions, and also has an indulgent headrest.
Denys and Fielding Extra Large Deckchair
This eye-catching deck chair is extra large for added comfort. It’s nice and roomy, and especially great for kids. It also comes in four different patterns, to suit a range of garden styles and need.
La Redoute Set of 2 Deckchairs with Small Table
This set from La Redoute is remarkably good value. Not only does it offer two acacia deck chairs with pearl grey seats, it comes with a small side table too. The chairs themselves have four levels of recline for customisable comfort.
Teignmouth Reclining/Folding Deck Chair
At first glance, this is an everyday deck chair, but there’s more to it than that. We like the interesting construction – strong, flexible bamboo poles rather than more classic wood like teak or oak.
All Things Brighton Beautiful Rocking Deck Chair
This deck chair is classic and understated with a frame of FSC-certified beech, and a hammock seat that’s 100% cotton. We especially like the clever design, with long, sturdy frames on the legs for added stability.
Amezza Acacia Deck Chair
If you’re want a lot of use from your chair, it’s best to find something hard-wearing. This deckchair is notable for its materials. It’s made of dark and durable acacia wood, so it’s water and scratch resistant.
Business & Pleasure Co 2-Piece Chair
An interesting entry, this little chair is ideal for small gardens. Its unusual design folds flat, so it’s also great for taking on car trips.