Yakisugi Swing Seat Contemporary Garden Swing
Yakisugi Swing Seat Contemporary Garden Swing

Swing Seats Only (no frame)

If you’re looking to enjoy all the comfort, charm and unique style of a handcrafted swing seat—but without the frame—this is the furniture option for you! 

Our beautiful seats will hang happily from your pergola, arbour, gazebo or any other structure capable of supporting the weight load of the swing. For a pergola swing seat, you won’t even need to find extra space! These elegant furniture pieces will complement any garden space—they hang gracefully, just waiting for someone to come and sit and enjoy a midsummer afternoon swing!

Our team is always on-hand to advise you how best to install your swing seat; to ensure that your structure proposal is strong enough. Rest assured that all our seats will arrive with all the fixtures and fittings needed to hang them. 

As featured in...

Country Homes & Interiors
Dorset Magazine
Gardens Illustrated
The English Garden

The Perfect Swing: Adding a drinks holder set in to the arms

Perfectly suited to swing seat only options where you are hanging from your own structure or pergola is our drinks rest arms. Enjoy tranquil relaxation with a cup of tea or glass of wine by simply resting it on the arm of the swing.

Watch our video as Sitting Spiritually founder Martin Young shows you how they work.

Hanging from a Tree

All we need from you are details on the height and circumference of the bough of the tree you would like to hang your new seat from, and we will prepare the rest for you, a sturdy stainless steel chain set to attach to the tree. Please make sure that the tree bough has sufficient load bearing capacity.

Maximum capacity for each seat is 900lbs with suspension springs attached.

We are always happy to discuss how to hang - and your new seat will arrive fully assembled and ready to hang.

Contemporary Garden Furniture
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Handcrafted in the UK

Every commission is one of a kind and bespoke to you, beautifully crafted in our Devon workshops.

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Endorsed by the RHS

Sitting Spiritually are the only bespoke swing & bench maker endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society in the UK.

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Finance Options

Flexible finance options mean you can pay for your Swing Seat over 12 months with absolutely no interest. 

How It Works


Find Your Perfect Swing Seat

Browse our range of beautiful wooden garden furniture either online or request a brochure. If you would like any advice or have any questions, please don't hesitate to give us a call or email to discuss your ideas.


Explore Styles & Prices

Every range is available with 5 unique back styles and a range of accessories. Use either of the buttons on this page to look at the different styles available and either send an enquiry, or build up a price and purchase online. 


Secure Your Order

You can pay a £250 deposit at any time to secure your order, either via an online order or by contacting us separately. We will only take a deposit once you are fully happy to proceed.


Crafting Your Commission

Once you have fully approved your commission, our expert joiners get to work on creating your one-off piece. This typically takes around 4 weeks, but can often be quicker for special occasions.


Delivered to Your Garden

Once the swing seat is made, we'll send you a finished picture in the workshop before organising a delivery time and date to suit you. Our expert team will assemble the seat in your garden, ensuring it's hung perfectly and ready for you to enjoy right away.


Relax & Enjoy

Handcrafted using the finest timber available, we know your seat will provide years of enjoyment. We will be in touch in the coming weeks to make sure everything is OK and provide some tips on aftercare. 

Back Styles 

Below are our 5 back variations available for the Swing Seats for Trees. You can click on each of the images to enlarge it. To make an enquiry, click the 'Start Your Journey' button towards the top of this page.

Hand carved garden seat design

Heart Back Style

Wood garden swing seat

Curve Back Style

Hand carved wooden garden swing seats

Fan Back Style

Swing seat design - wooden

Slat Back Style

Bespoke garden swing seat - hand carved wood

Swirl Back Style

"Functional...beautiful. Inspiring."

It is understated and simple, functional and beautiful. Inspiring.


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