If you are considering buying a Soulet Swing set in the coming days or weeks, then please make sure to check out this brief review which will cover and compare 3 different options available under this brand so at least you have more than one choice when it comes to making a final decision.
This review will focus and make comparisons on the Soulet Piment, Soulet Pinede and the Soulet Garrigue models and we will also outline the main features that they have to offer, the pros and cons associated to each and we will also include a short comparison table to add further clarity. In addition, we will also outline some frequently asked questions that have come up in the recent past that will be of interest to you.
Please be aware 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 local 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:
|Models:||Soulet Piment vs Soulet Pinede vs Soulet Garrigue|
|Orders online:||Yes, orders accepted online with home delivery|
|Warranty:||10 year on the Wood against rot / decay, 12 months on other parts|
|Price Range:||£190 up to £350 (at the time of this review)|
|Cheap Place to Buy:||Argos UK – View current stock availability here|
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. What are the thickness of the beams?
A. The legs are 8cm in diameter and the top beam is 10cm in diameter
Q. Do they also supply anchor kits with their Swing sets?
A. Yes, they supply anchor kits with their Swing sets
Q. How long of a warranty period do they offer?
Q. They offer a 10 year warranty for the wood against rot and decay (12 months on all other parts)
Q. What age group are the suitable for?
A. They are suitable for children aged between 3 and 10 years
Q. What area is needed for the safe play zone?
A. You need a 2 metre perimeter to be clear of any obstructions
Q. What is the weight capacity?
A. The weight capacity per swing seat is 50kg and the rope / climber ladder is 50kg each also
Q. Can the rope attachment be replaced on the Soulet Piment?
A. Yes, but it can only be replaced with a similar type feature such as a secondary climber
Q. Do the anchors needs to be cemented in?
A. It depends on how solid the surface is – if it is hard then using a mallet should suffice however if the soil surface is too soft and it rocks with high swinging – then you must dig holes and cement in each anchor provided.
Q. Can it be placed on hard surfaces such as paving, concrete or decking?
A. No, it must be placed on a grass / soil type surface so that the anchors can be secured to the ground
Q. What is the weight capacity for the gliders / cradles?
A. The weight capacity of the glider / cradles is 70g total or 35kg per user x 2
Q. Can the swing heights of the glider or cradles be adjusted?
A. No, only the swing seats with the ropes attached can the height be adjusted
Q. Can a toddler seat be added in?
A. Yes, but you will need to source it separately and ensure it will suspend from the hangers provided
Soulet Swing Set Review
Soulet Piment Double Swing with Ladder and Rope Climber
Includes 2 durable swing seats that will last several years
Climber ladder attachment which is great for upper strength
Rope climber attachment for additional fun / sliding down
Includes the anchor kit
Maximum weight capacity per swing seat is 50kg
Wood is class IV autoclave
Lower price level than the other 2 models
Longer wood warranty of 10 years against rot & decay
Kids enjoy the fun of climbing a ladder on the side
Robust, sturdy and has a safe frame to withstand 4 kids at the same time
Assembly is quite easy and the manual is easy to follow step by step
Minimum additional tools are needed for assembly
Rope climber is too tough for children to do so it sits idle a lot of the time
No glider, slide or passenger swing included
No delivery to N. Ireland or the Isle of Wight
Annual maintenance costs of a wood preservative
Cementing the anchors if needed requires a lot more work and skill
Anchors could be easier to work with
Soulet Pinede Double Swing and See-Saw Swing Set
Wood is class IV autoclave
Swings are height adjustable
2 durable hard wearing seats are provided
Ropes are soft and kinds to children’s hands
Includes anchors to be secured to the ground surface
Assembled size is H235 by W340 by D205cm.
Includes the fun 2 person air glider
Fair price that tends to be £200 to £250 which can be checked below
Wood is deep treated and allows 4 kids to play at the same time
Additional glider provides great fun swinging in tandem together
Brackets are easy to assembly and the beams are predrilled so no extra drilling is needed
No climbing ladder or rope ladders included
Poor on features as no picnic table, slide, upper deck or sandbox included
No deliveries to Isle of Wight or N. Ireland
Anchors can be difficult to get working correctly for you
Further maintenance of wood will be needed in time
Glider swing heights cannot be adjusted (only the 2 swings)
Soulet Garrigue Double Cradle & See-Saw Swing Set
Includes a double cradle passenger swing attachment
A 2 person glider is provided
One hard wearing single swing seat in the centre
The wood used is also class IV autoclave
Maximum weight capacity is 50kg on the swing seat and 35kg per user on the glider / cradle
Assembled dimensions are H235cm by W335cm by D205cm
Includes the anchors and the 10 year wood warranty against rot and decay
The cradle passenger swing is a great way for kids to enjoy themselves – durable and robust
Glider and passenger swing are treated to prevent rust
Anchors are hard wearing and robust suitable for concrete settings
Cradle works great for children with limited mobility
Only one swing seat and no upper deck, sandbox, climbers or trapeze swings
Ongoing work of maintenance both in wood and metal parts
Additional time is needed for the cradle and glider which can add another 3 hours assembly work
Price is a little too high for many families as it tends to be £300 to £350 which can be checked below
Additional images with the dimensions for each are outlined below:
A comparison table for the main features and dimensions is outlined below for further clarity:
|Feature||Soulet Piment||Soulet Pinede||Soulet Garrigue|
|Dimensions:||H235cm by W280cm by D205cm||H235cm by W340cm by D205cm||H235cm by W335cm by D205cm|
|Warranty:||Wood 10 years, 12 months other parts||Wood 10 years, 12 months other parts||Wood 10 years, 12 months other parts|
|Weight Capacity:||50kg per swing seat||50kg per swing seat, 35kg per user on the glider||50kg/swing seat, 35kg/user on the glider & cradle|
If you are still undecided, then perhaps take a closer look at the Plum Wooden Sets that are also very popular outlined as follows which tend to be price anywhere from £200 up to £300 when last seen on sale…
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Have you or your kids any personal experience with Soulet Wooden 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