Plum Metal Swing Sets – Full Review & FAQ List

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Thanks once again for taking the time to visit and welcome to this Plum Metal Swing set review which will focus on 5 different models under this brand (Premium & Standard) so at least you have more than one choice when it comes to making your final decision.

This review will outline all the main features that they have to offer plus all the main pros and cons that you need to be aware of before you buy.

We will also outline some frequently asked questions that will be of interest to you plus some additional images to give you a better understanding on the features which are available.

Firstly, please note also that guide prices can only be presented at the time of this review as prices can change from week to week or month to month depending on discount activities so please make sure to view the price checkers provided below to ensure you have the most accurate up to date price information.

Swing Set Review Overview:

Brand:Plum
Models:Plum Metal Swing Sets – Single, Double, Triple Frame – Premium & Standard
Orders online:Yes, orders accepted online with home delivery
Warranty:12 months / 1 year duration (seller dependant)
Price Range:£40 up to £200 (at the time of this review)
Cheap Place to Buy:Argos UK – View current stock availability here

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Are the Anchors included with the Plum premium metal swings?
A. Yes, the anchors are included in the Plum premium metal swing set range
Q. How long is the warranty period?
A. It depends on where you buy but tends to be 12 months from reputable suppliers.
Q. What age group are the Premium models suitable for?
A. They are suitable for children aged between 3 and 10 years old with a max weight capacity of 50kg per swing seat.
Q. Do the anchors need to be cemented in?
A. This depends on how soft the grass soil surface is. If it is solid the pegs can be pushed down with a mallet but if the surface is too weak / soft, then please dig 4 holes and apply the pegs to the cement and let sit overnight undisturbed.
Q. Do they include the Mist water hose features?
A. Only the premium models include the water mist feature which are outlined in the first 2 models below
Q. Can the swing heights be changed up or down?
A. Yes, this can easily be done by adjusting the rope loops at the hanger sections
Q. Can these swings be placed on decking, paving or concrete surfaces?
A. No, it must be placed on grass / soil type surfaces where the anchors can be fastened securely to the ground

Plum Metal Swing Set Review Compilation

Plum Premium Metal Double Swing Glider & Mist

Main Features:

  • Includes the heavy-duty injection moulded seats for more durability and a more solid thicker frame
  • Glider is provided where kids can swing in tandem together and it includes the unique water feature that hooks up to your hose pipe for extra water fun
  • Assembled dimensions are H218cm by W210cm by D285cm and the weight is 29.7kg
  • Made from galvanised steel and is powder coated on both the outside and inside surfaces to protect against rust.
  • Suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years and the maximum weight capacity is 50kg per swing seat (35kg per user on the glider)

Main Pros:

  • Addition of the Mist feature is perfect for the hot sunny days to keep the kids cool.
  • Double layer of powder coating from the inside and also outside surfaces ensures that the frame will last longer
  • Swing heights can be easily adjusted by changing the loops and the ropes have a soft feel touch which are kind to children’s hands
  • You get the anchor set included to ensure stability with the ground surfaces.

Main Cons:

  • Not suitable for children under 3 years old
  • No deliveries available to Northern Ireland or the Isle of Wight
  • Pegs could be sturdier and more hard wearing
  • Additional work of digging holes and cementing the anchors requires a certain level of skill
  • Price tends to be in the £200 region which is higher than expected which can be double checked below

Plum Premium Metal Single Swing & Mist

Main Features:

  • Includes the awesome unique water hose feature that hooks up to your hose pipe for extra water fun on hot sunny days
  • Assembled dimensions are H215c by W215cm by D163cm and the weight is 25kg
  • Made from galvanised steel and is powder coated on both the outside and inside surfaces for added protection against harsh weather conditions / rust
  • Suitable for children aged from 3 to 10 years, has a maximum weight capacity of 50kg and includes the soft feel ropes for children’s hands

Main Pros:

  • Price is lower and tends to be in the £100 to £130 bracket which can be checked again below
  • Much thicker frame than some of the cheaper flimsy metal swings on the market and is powder coated inside and outside for added rust prevention.
  • Heavier and more studier coming in at 25kg (other cheaper swings can be less than 10kg)
  • You can also easily adjust the swing heights by simply adjusting the loops beside the hangers and the main attraction is the fun element of the mist water play

Main Cons:

  • Lacks additional play time features such as the Glider – plus has no trapeze bar or swing or no slide – kids will get bored a lot quicker!
  • There are no deliveries available to Northern Ireland or the Isle of Wight
  • The Pegs provided could be sturdier and more hard wearing when it comes to being hit with a mallet
  • You need to prepare for the digging of holes and cementing the anchors if the ground surface is too weak / soft

Additional images are outlined below:

In addition, there are also 3 other standard options of Plum Metal Swing Sets (without the mist) available from Amazon UK that tend to be priced between £45 and £100 when last seen on sale which are also worth a closer look outlined as follows:

Plum 2 in 1 Metal Swing Set

Available at Amazon UK

Plum Helios II Metal Swing & Glider

Available at Amazon UK

Plum Jupiter Double Swing & Glider

Available at Amazon UK

If you are still undecided, feel free also to check out further popular Swings or Swing sets that may be of interest to you outlined as follows…

  1. Popular Swing Sets at TP Toys UK – Take a look here
  2. Popular Swing Sets at Argos UK – Take a look here
  3. Popular Swing Sets at Amazon UK – Take a look here

Have you or your kids any personal experience with Plum Metal Swings or Swing Sets in the past? If so, then please share your thoughts and feedback with the wider UK community by leaving a comment in the comment section below – So that they can learn also!!!

Finally, many thanks for taking the time to read our review and best of luck to you and your children with your final decision

Regards

Ryan

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