Best Deck Chairs - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

10 of the best garden deck chairs for summer

Our round up of classic, luxury and wooden deck chairs.

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Once you’ve fired up the barbecue or finished a hard day’s work in the garden, what better way to relax than in a comfortable chair.

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To help you kick back in both comfort and style, we’ve curated a selection of deck chairs, folding and reclining seating for the perfect lazy day. You can also browse our selection of the best kids’ garden furniture and the best garden hammocks for summer.


10 of the best deck chairs

Browse our deck chair recommendations for hard working gardeners below:

1

Ikea Brommo

Ikea Brommo - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Ikea Brommo

Ikea’s wooden deck chair is a simple but stylish choice. It can be easily re-stained with the store’s Varda wood stain to keep it in good condition and the strong polypropene rope seat simply wipes clean.

Price: £40

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2

National Gallery Wheatfield Deck Chair

National Gallery Wheatfield Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
National Gallery Wheatfield Deck Chair

A statement piece for art-lovers, this oil soaked, merpauh wood, deck chair features Van Gogh’s A Wheatfield, With Cypresses. The sling is made from hard wearing sail cloth and it folds flat for easy storage.

Price: £120

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3

Habitat Jambi Woven Lounger

Habitat Jambi Woven Lounger - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Habitat Jambi Woven Lounger

Habitat’s stylish rainbow lounger is a garden seating idea that makes a statement. This bold recliner is hand woven with comfortable, plastic wire in five bold stripes of colour. Part of Habitat’s Jambi range, it also coordinates with other pieces from their garden collection.

Price: £220

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4

Faye Reclining Deck Chair

Faye Reclining Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Faye Reclining Deck Chair

For a pop of garden colour, this wooden deck chair frame and printed sling are a lovely summer addition. Solid beech wood with a polyester seat, this folding deck chair should stand up well to garden wear and tear.

Price: £98.99

Buy Faye Reclining Deck Chair at Wayfair


5

Folding Zero Gravity Deck Chair

Folding Zero Gravity Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Folding Zero Gravity Deck Chair

For something a little different, this zero gravity deck chair provides an almost “weightless” recline and has a head rest pillow for added comfort. A stylish patio choice, the chair features a metal frame and comes in a choice of seven fabric colours.

Price: £212.99

Buy Folding Zero Gravity Deck Chair at Wayfair


6

Party Animals Kids Wooden Deck Chair

Party Animals Kids Wooden Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Party Animals Kids Wooden Deck Chair

Give mini gardeners their own space to relax and enjoy the outdoors with this perfectly proportioned deck chair. The folding wooden frame supports a pretty patterned fabric sling and the chair comes with a one year guarantee.

Price: £20

Buy Party Animals Kids Wooden Deck Chair at Argos


7

Harbour Housewares Traditional Adjustable Deck Chair

Harbour Housewares Traditional Adjustable Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Harbour Housewares Traditional Adjustable Deck Chair

Nothing says British summertime quite like a traditional striped deck chair. If you fancy adding a touch of the seaside to your own back garden, this classic wooden deck chair is a great choice. The frame is made from FSC beech wood, so it should be durable too.

Price: £54.99

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8

Deuba Wood Rocking Deck Chair

Deuba Wood Rocking Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Deuba Wood Rocking Deck Chair

A quirky take on the classic deck chair, this rocking recliner offers added luxury to your outdoor seating area. Crafted from FSC Acadia wood, this ergonomically designed chair wouldn’t look out of place at a high-end country spa.

Price: £249.00

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9

Outsunny Folding Deck Chair with Canopy and Footrest

Outsunny Folding Deck Chair with Canopy and Footrest - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Outsunny Folding Deck Chair with Canopy and Footrest

Just what you need on sunny days, this folding deck chair includes a smart sun canopy to shade you from the rays. There’s also arm rests and an included footrest for optimum comfort on lazy afternoons.

Price: £129.99

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10

Argos Wooden Deck Chair

Argos Wooden Deck Chair - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Argos Wooden Deck Chair

Argos’s fairly priced traditional deck chair comes in a choice of four designs and we liked the understated summery pastels of this blue seagull print. The chair is weather resistant with an FSC certified timber frame and adjusts into three different reclining positions.

Price: £38

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