Climbing frames are fun all year round!

When it is cold, wet & snowy don’t just leave your climbing frame to collect the snow, play on it! There are so many things you can do with your climbing frame in the snow! Let your children put their ‘snow suits/outfits’ on and get them to slide down the snowy/wet slide! Let them lie down and see who can …

How much time does your child spend outdoors?

Did you know that whilst your child is in the Early Years at school they should spend as much time learning outdoors as they do inside? The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum, which covers children aged birth to the end of the Reception year, became statutory in September 2008 and places strong emphasis on the importance and value of …

What's Important For Kids Outdoor Playsets

Outdoor playset’s are a little different from ones that go inside they have to be made of sterner stuff. With the weather ready to change at a moments notice, they need characteristics like cedars dimensional stability to make them last and remain safe for years. Kids Outdoor Playsets Need To Be: Safe: Conform to EN71 Safety Standards Fun: Entertain Children …

Not just a Climbing Frame… it’s so much more

Not just a Climbing Frame… it’s so much more! Purchasing a climbing frame for your garden is a big decision to make. Especially when you consider the vast array of differing models, wood types used in construction and accessories that each potential playset comes with. That is why we are pleased to offer our customers with such a plethora of different …

What Does Every Climbing Frame Need?

When choosing a climbing frame there are a number of factors to consider. Some of the most important are garden size, frame dimensions, warranty and children’s ages.  Selwood climbing frames come with a fantastic range of features and a full 10 year wood guarantee. With such a great guarantee if you plan for the children to grow into their play set …

Making Swing and Slide Sets Better

Making swings and slide sets is what we do, only Selwood call them climbing frames. Added features and toys keep children entertained. This makes standard swings and slides more fun than old stand alone play equipment. It was once enough to have swings and slides attached a-frames. These were okay, but they weren’t loved and looked like scaffolding in gardens. Slides …

Chalkboard inspiration?

Not only do our climbing frames support children’s gross motor skills (movements controlled by large muscle groups and whole body movement) by encouraging children to pull, push, climb, jump, stretch etc they also support their fine motor control. By providing a chalkboard in most of our frames, children are then provided with an opportunity to also develop small muscle movements in coordination …

Kids Garden Climbing Frames

At Selwood we have a massive range of climbing frames available for you to choose from. Whether you have a small garden or loads of space there is bound to be something for you. All of our frames are made from Cedar wood and come with a 10 year warranty. Cedar wood is the perfect wood for climbing frames as …

Where to purchase the Extra Bits for your Frame!

As we covered in the blog, Accessories to Jazz Up Your Climbing Frame, we stated what extra add ons we have to add additional play features to the frame. In the Accessories page of our website we do also have some extra structural/functional products available if you require them, we will cover a few of them now with you. Selwood High …

Metal vs Wooden Climbing Frames

Yet again we are finding better value for your money! In the battle between wood and metal yet again we have a clear winner! This metal climbing frame in the same price bracket as the wooden Sunview and as you can see it lacks the functions of our wooden frame. The swing beam can accommodate two swings against none, it …