Love the idea of sitting back and relaxing on a lovely rocking chair? Look no further. We’ve selected our favourite rocking chair designs – you’ll find classic wooden rocking chairs that would be perfectly at home in a farmhouse-style kitchen, and chairs painted with cute motifs that children will love. For the design-conscious there's the classic Eames-style cream chair, or go for a twist on mid-century style with colourful modern fabrics. And if you love the trend for 1970s and bohemian style, take a look at rattan chairs to lend a vintage feel to your room. Take a look through these styles to find the perfect piece for your living room, child’s room or conservatory.
1. Ercol Originals Chairmakers Rocking Chair
Beautifully crafted from natural wood materials, this high-backed rocking chair from the elegant Chester range is constructed of beech rails teamed with a solid elm seat. Opt for a soft seat cushion for a little added comfort.
2. Bramley Rocking Chair
Inspired by rescued cottage furniture, the Bramley rocking chair capturing warm memories of bygone days. Distressed cream finish.
Buy now: Bramley Rocking Chair, £210, Laura Ashley
3. Jonna Rocking Armchair
A stylish rocker chair with a solid beech wooden frame and sleigh legs. Constructed from solid beech and fully assembled. Colour Senna Charcoal.
4. Vitra Eames RAR Rocking Chair
Ultra-stylish and surprisingly comfortable, the iconic Eames RAR armchair is made from a moulded polypropylene shell. The shell is placed on a braced wire base with two wooden rockers, finished with clear varnish.
5. Casamania Rocking Chair
This modern rocking chair has a metal structure, with cane and rattan weaved to create the seating area.
6. Bloomingville Rocking Chair
Simple and functional, this rocking chair is a prime example of Scandinavian design. Clean lines, natural materials, cool colours combine to create a fine choice for the contemporary interior. Rattan and metal.
7. Kartell Comback Rocking Chair
Unmistakable quality and design get a sleek update with the new rocking sled chair. Moulded from a durable thermoplastic, this design sits on a curved oak frame. Some self assembly required.
8. Innermost HiHo Rocking Chair
HiHo is a stylish version of a traditional rocking horse remade for grown-ups. This unique piece allows you to sit forward as on a rocking chair, or alternatively turn around and relax back. It comes with removable natural sheepskin covers. Timber and sheepskin.
9. Mid Century Rocking Chair
Take a step back in time and relax on this cushioned rocker featuring wooden arm rests and rocking planks. Colour Orange.
10. Bourton Painted Rocking Chair
Ideal for a nursery for rocking a baby to sleep, or a soothing addition to a bedroom or living room, this lovely rocking chair with its elegantly turned spindle legs and arm supports will bring a touch of traditional country charm to your home. Painted a fresh cream colour, it will look smart in a range of backdrops, be they contemporary or classic. Product is delivered fully assembled.
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