Rocking chairs - our pick of the best

Looking for a rocking chair? From classic farmhouse-style chairs to contemporary designs, we’ve picked a selection of our favourite rocking chair designs

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.

Furniture Village Ercol Originals Chairmakers Rocking Chair

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1. Ercol Originals Chairmakers Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H105 W60 D76cm

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. 

Buy now: Ercol Originals Chairmakers Rocking Chair, £845, Furniture Village

Laura Ashley Bramley Rocking Chair

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2. Bramley Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H106 W60 D80cm

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

John Lewis Jonna Rocking Armchair

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3. Jonna Rocking Armchair


Dimensions: H80 W78 D107cm

A stylish rocker chair with a solid beech wooden frame and sleigh legs. Constructed from solid beech and fully assembled. Colour Senna Charcoal. 

Buy now: Jonna Rocking Armchair, £700, John Lewis

John Lewis Vitra Eames RAR Rocking Chair

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4. Vitra Eames RAR Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H67 W62.5 D69cm

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. 

Buy now: Vitra Eames RAR Rocking Chair, £448, John Lewis

Wayfair Casamania Rocking Chair

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5. Casamania Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H97.7 W57 D83cm

This modern rocking chair has a metal structure, with cane and rattan weaved to create the seating area. 

Buy now: Casamania Rocking Chair, £580, Wayfair

Not On The High Street Bloomingville Rocking Chair

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6. Bloomingville Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H76 W92 D78cm

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. 

Buy now: Bloomingville Rocking Chair, £905, Not on the High Street

Graham & Green Kartell Comback Rocking Chair

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7. Kartell Comback Rocking Chair


Dimensions : H100 W58 D58cm

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. 

Buy now: Kartell Comback Rocking Chair, £447, Graham & Green

Houseology Innermost HiHo Rocking Chair

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8. Innermost HiHo Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H100 D93 W43cm

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. 

Buy now: Innermost HiHo Rocking Chair, £1597, Houseology

Urban Outfitters Mid Century Rocking Chair

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9. Mid Century Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H63.5 W86 D70cm

Take a step back in time and relax on this cushioned rocker featuring wooden arm rests and rocking planks. Colour Orange. 

Buy now: Mid Century Rocking Chair, £350, Urban Outfitters

The Cotswold Company Bourton Painted Rocking Chair

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10. Bourton Painted Rocking Chair


Dimensions: H110 W64 D72cm

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. 

Buy now: Bourton Painted Rocking Chair, £235, The Cotswold Company