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Choosing Your Garden Swing Set

With so many different kinds of swing sets on the market to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. To help, we’re breaking it down – this article will cover the different sizes, prices and materials that TP toys swingsets are made from, so you can make an informed decision about your next garden toy purchase.

Different Outdoor Swing Set Sizes 

When considering your next swing set, you need to first ensure the space you have to utilise. We offer swingsets in a variety of sizes – single swings, double swings and triple swings - plus you can often add on extensions with things like toddler swing seats, and wavy slides to make the ultimate kids swing and slide set. 

Before shopping for your next favourite outdoor toy, measure up the space in your garden so you know how big or small you need the set to be. Then you can work out which will be the best set for you. 

A handy tip! 
We have a brand new AR feature on our website! Open up the TP Toys website on your phone and select the swing you’re considering, then step out into your garden and use the brilliant AR feature to see what it will look like in place. It couldn’t be easier!

How much does Garden Swing Sets cost? 

The price of swings will vary depending on things like size (for example if you’re choosing a baby swing set or one for bigger children) and the material used to make them. At TP Toys our swing sets start from under £100 for a single metal swing set. Of course, the bigger the swing set and the more accessories and options you add on etc - the higher the cost. 

It’s worth considering the longevity of the swing set too. For instance, if you have more than one child, getting one that can seat multiple children might be a good idea, even if they’re too little to use it right now. TP Swingsets are of amazing quality that offer hours of fun and will last you for years, so buying something now that can still be used and loved in years to come by everyone is a good idea.

Metal or Wood Swing Set?  

At TP Toys we make a variety of different swingsets either made from metal or wood. We’ve listed the advantages of both materials below to help you when making your swingset decision.

Metal Swings

  • Our metal swing sets are made from power-coated steal

  • There is a 1-year guarantee on all metal parts

  • Quick to build – on average taking 2 adults an hour to build (the bigger the swingset, the longer it make take to build)

  • Often chosen as a cheaper Swing Set option

Wooden Swings

  • Our wooden swing sets are made from heavy duty FSC-certified wood that is pressure treated 

  • There is a 5-year guarantee on the wooden swing frame

  • Can take 2 adults on average 2 hours to build (smaller wooden swingsets may take less time)

  • Often preferred over metal for their overall natural appearance

Garden Swing Seats

Gone are the days when the only option for your swing was a standard seat. At TP there are plenty of different seating options for your children's swing set. Take a look at some of our favourites below, including Nest Swing Seats, Swing Gliders, Baby & Toddler Swing Seats, UFOs and much more - there’s a child’s swing seat to suit everyone! 

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Customising your Swing Set

We mentioned earlier that at TP you can customise your swing set to suit you and your family. With a whole host of different sets to choose from, accessories to add, sizes and seating options, you can build your dream swing set. 

Metal Single & Double Swing Set 

The cheapest swing set builder options on offer from TP Toys. Choose between single and double swing frames and opt for the best seats to suit you. Shop the full range here

Metal Swing Frames

Kingswood Single, Double & Triple wooden swing (and slide) sets

Strong, sturdy and durable swing sets. Add the seats to suit you and even choose to add a deck and slide on the side. Shop the full range here

Kingswood Builder Range

Everest Single, Double & Triple Swing Set - Our Strongest Ever! 

The perfect outdoor swing and slide set that is guaranteed to last you for years to come. Add child swing chairs, baby swing seats and even wavy slides for the ultimate play centre that everyone will love. Shop the full range here

Everest Swing Sets

Your swing set will last you and your family for years to come, so take your time and work out the best option for you. If you want to shop our full range of swing sets, you can do so here

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