Best Porch Swings With Canopy Reviewed

Posted in Reviews on September 8, 2016

Porch swings evolved out of the rise of porches as additions to homes in 19th century America. More and more, new homes included covered outdoor spaces where families could sit outside.

Porch swings can still be found across the country, although not necessarily on a front porch. You can also find them on front lawns, hanging from a strong tree branch, or even in a backyard.

Classic images of porch swings usually show a slatted bench hung from the overhang of a front porch by chains or rope but these days, people who are interested in buying porch swings can choose from many different styles and options.

Today, as our needs and styles of homes have changed, so too have the designs and styles of porch swings.

Space is at a premium for most people and not all of us have a porch or shaded backyard but we would still love to own a porch swing.

The good news is there’s a solution. The better news is you don’t have to move house in order to have one.

The porch swing with canopy is ideal for homes without trees or porches, spots where you would ordinarily hang your swing, and they’re available in many sizes and configurations and can used anywhere you might want a shady spot to relax.

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Abba Patio 3 Seat Outdoor Canopy Porch Swing Hammock


The Abba Patio 3-Seat Steel Frame Porch Swing with Canopy is a great addition to any outdoor space.

This stylish canopied swing features a durable powder-coated steel frame and thick UV resistant polyester fabric on the canopy and cushions.

The sturdy powder-coated steel swing seat frame can support three average-sized people comfortably, and is a great place to just hang out.

What we like about it is that it can be placed almost anywhere because of its heavy-gauge steel stand and legs.

The adjustable canopy top provides ample shade against the sun, no matter the time of day. Two drink shelves on either side allow you to rest your beverage, while you swing your troubles away.


  • With a sturdy steel powder-coated frame, this swing brings a blend of functionality and beauty to your patio or deck. The canopy has an adjustable-tilt function that allows you to position as needed to block the sun. UV-protected fabric maintains color and appearance.
  • Durable construction and comfortable seating for three people, (up to 600 lbs. total). Removable Polyester fabric cushions offer plush comfort. Overall Dimensions: 78.7 L x 50 W x 70.9 H inches. Seat length: 5.6’; back cushion size: 1.9’x1.8’; chair height: 5.9'.
  • Frame construction with weather-resistant finish ensures lasting use, Steel for sturdy strength and durability. Durable powder-coated steel frame arms bar provide extra support.
  • 2 attached side tables provide a convenient place to set drinks or put readings. The teapoy on side let you put down your drinks and phone where you want them.

Amazon gives the Abba Patio Porch Swing with Canopy a 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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Coral Coast Bronze 3 Person Padded Sling Canopy Swing


This simple porch swing with canopy features a comfortable, resilient polyester seat, partitioned for three.

The swing hangs beneath an overarching, tilting polyester canopy that provides shelter from the sun and rain.

The swing's frame is crafted of durable steel for lasting longevity, and the seat and canopy are designed to withstand exposure to the elements.


  • Sturdy steel frame with rich bronze finish
  • Comfortable, 3-person Textilene seat
  • Rust-resistant powder-coated finish
  • Adjustable tilt polyester canopy
  • Seat dimensions: 55W x 21.25D inches

Amazon gives the porch swing with canopy a comfortable 4.4 out of 5 stars and overall the feedback is good.

The few complaints we saw were focused on the damaged packaging and one or two seemed a little sceptical with the overall quality.

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Patio Swing Lawson Ridge 3-Person Porch Swing/Hammock with Canopy


The Mainstays outdoor swing/hammock seats up to 3 people and features a durable, powder-coated steel frame.

With an adjustable canopy and easy-care cushions, this porch swing is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors alone or with a few friends.


  • Outdoor swing/hammock measures: 48.82"L x 76.38"W x 68.5"H
  • Canopy top adjusts for optimal shade coverage
  • Patio swing/hammock seats 3 people comfortably
  • Easy-care, easy-to-clean cushions
  • Durable, powder-coated steel frame

Amazon gives it 4.3 out of 5 stars. Looking at a few of the reviews you either love this porch swing with canopy or you don’t; simple as that.

We feel it’s good value for money and despite some of the reviews the it’s a good quality chair that can support up to 750lbs.

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Charcoal and Grey Daybed and Water Resistant Porch Swing with Canopy


Of all the products reviewed here, this is our absolute favorite. The water resistant shade canopy and cushions are secured to a durable and sturdy powder coated steel frame which perfectly complements the grey upholstery.

The porch swing features a 3-inch foam cushion for an incredibly comfortable seat and unlike a lot of the other porch swings with canopies, the seat folds down flat so you can have a snooze. It’s easy to assemble and easy to care for, and will look good by your poolside or on the lawn.


  • Material: Steel, Metal, Polyester, Fabric, Foam
  • Dimensions: 82 inches wide x 54 inches long x 71 inches high
  • Assembly Required
  • Product Features: Water Resistant
  • Exact Color: Grey

Amazon gives it 5 out of 5, which we think is well deserved.

Finding the right porch swing with canopy for your needs will add to the character of your home and even increase the time you spend outdoors with friends and family.

It really is a great piece of furniture and good investment if you want to enjoy the summer months and get the most out of your pool area or garden.

Most can be moved around easily. All you need to do is find your perfect porch swing, pick a spot with a view, sit back and relax.