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The best deck chairs for summer

We’ve found some incredibly comfy deck chairs to relax in this summer

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08 June 2017

he summer is here and what better time to get some relaxation. If you need a way to make the most of those halcyon days, then a stylish recliner is just what you need.

Whether it’s a modern or classic design you’re looking for, we’ve found six of the best for your garden, patio or to take along to the beach.

1. Peru Wooden Deck Chair

This impressively sturdy design will give your outdoor space that high-end look in no time. Crafted from strong eucalyptus wood, the chair has a lengthened seat that allows you to stretch out and put your feet up with ease. When you’re done kicking back, this one needs to be stored inside to keep it looking its best.

£80, Homebase, Buy it now

2. Thornback & Peel Rabbit and Cabbage Deck Chair

Thornback & Peel's hand-printed option features a mix of fresh colours that will look great on the beach or in the garden, where you might be lucky enough to see a real cotton tailed bunny exploring the garden. The sustainably-sourced solid frame means it’s durable enough to last a good few years, while its foldable design makes it a cinch to store away.

£135, Thornback & Peel, Buy it now

3. Scandinavian Print Garden Deckchair

Bring some Scandi-cool vibes into your space with this colourful number from Home by Design. Thanks to a clever dowel system, the slings of this deck chair can be easily removed and interchanged. Lightweight and medium in size, its solid frame is crafted from sycamore wood with metal fixtures. Matching items available.

£75, Notonthehighstreet, Buy it now

4. Southsea Deckchairs Wideboy Chair Printed Cotton

Inspired by traditional beachside deckchairs, this one has a candy stripe design that’s ideal for brightening up dull outdoor spaces. Its double-width design means it’s roomy enough for two people or for those who like a little extra room when lounging. Available in four other colours.

From £128, Houseology, Buy it now

5. Personalised Children's Deckchair

A stylish twist on the traditional deck chair. Kids can personalise the head of their seat so it’s easier to find if it gets lost on the beach. Suitable for little ones up to 4 years old, the chairs are made with a solid timber frame and finished with rich teak oil. Choose from red-and-white or blue-and-white.

£75, Notonthehighstreet, Buy it now

6. Harbour Housewares Garden Deck Chair

With weather-resistant varnish on the wood, this classic deck chair is ideal for any British garden or patio. It adjusts through three seating positions, can be folded flat when not in use and holds up to 120 KG of weight.

£38.99, Tesco Direct, Buy it now

7. John Lewis Lighthouse Deck Chair

Inspired by the lighthouses of Newfoundland, this deck chair provides the perfect position from which to view your own outdoor kingdom. The eucalyptus frame is reassuringly sturdy and the nifty little handle on the top makes it easy to carry around.

£43, John Lewis, Buy it now

8. The Farthing Rocking Deck Chair

Providing the ultimate relaxation, this deck chair has a rocking mechanism meaning you can while away the hours swaying to your heart’s content. Perfect for watching the sun set on the beach.

£74.95, The Farthing, Buy it now

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