TP Alaska Swing Set – Full Review & FAQ

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Hello once again and welcome to this TP Alaska Wooden Swing Set review which will also outline a series of frequently asked questions that will be of interest to you before you decide to buy. This review will focus on outlining all the main features that it has to offer plus all the major pros and cons that we have seen that you need to be aware of also before you spend any or your money.

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 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.

This review will also outline some additional images to give you a better understanding on the dimensions involved for planning in your back-garden yard so by the end of this review, you should have a much better idea if this is the Swing set for you and your children or not.

Swing Set Review Overview:

Brand:TP Toys
Model:TP Alaska Wooden Swing Set
Orders online:Yes, orders accepted online with home delivery
Warranty:1 year warranty
Price Range:£350 up to £420 (at the time of this review)
Reliable Stockist: TP Toys UK – View current stock availability here
Support:Customer Service at +44 (0) 1525 722769, Deliveries at +44 (0) 1525 722723

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What wood is used for this Wooden swing set?
A. It is made from FSC certified European Pine or Spruce
Q. What is the maximum weight capacity?
A. The maximum weight allowed is 60kg on the swing seat and 70kg on the glider (35kg per user)
Q. What age group is it suitable for?
A. It is suitable for children aged between 3 and 10 years
Q. What level of warranty is available?
A. There is a warranty guarantee of 1 year
Q. Can the TP Quadpod toddler seat be added if needed?
A. Yes, the TP Quadpod toddler seat can be added if needed
Q. Does it include ground stakes and does it need to be cemented into the ground?
A. Yes, it includes stakes and all 4 need to be cemented into the ground
Q. What space is needed for the perimeter of the swing set?
A. They recommend a 2 metre clearance available around the frame for safety.
Q. Are the deliveries free?
A. They are only free if the order value is over £49.99 and it is in the UK mainland.
Q. Can the swings be paid for monthly?
A. They offer a Pay Slice it via Klarna meaning you can buy now and pay monthly on orders over £150 and it can be up to 12 months interest free

TP Alaska Swing Set Review

TP Alaska Wooden Swing Set & Slide

Main Features Available:

  • Suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years old and it has a max weight capacity of 60kg on the swing seat and also the slide.
  • Additional Toddler seat can be added if needed (sold separately)
  • Air glider ride has a wraparound bracket on the top bean for extra safety with a total weight capacity of 70kg (35kg per child max)
  • You get the wraparound swing collars which make changing seats easier
  • Includes a series of ground stakes for cementing in along with an easy to follow manual instruction for assembly
  • Deck height is 119cm and the assembled dimensions are 340cm by 391cm by 240cm
  • It is certified to a selection of European Toy Safety Standards
  • It is made from pressure treated FSC certified wood from sustainable forests where it can be either European Pine or Spruce
  • Slide is included and is 8 feet long and total assembly time can take between 2 and 4 hours work (more time also for cementing the stakes)
  • When last seen on sale with TP Toys, the price was in the £370 to £420 region which can be double checked below

Additional images which include the dimensions and beam supports are outlined below:

 

Main Pros Outlined:

  • Can occupy and entertain 4 children at the same time so ideal for larger families, play dates or smaller birthday parties
  • As the cost is over £150, the interest free payment option is available via the Klarna Pay to Slice it system
  • Includes an upper deck and a fun downward slide which is absent in many other swing sets
  • Includes the air glider for kids so that they can swing in tandem together
  • Saturday delivery is available subject to a small enough additional charge or you can select a delivery date to suit you
  • In terms of safety, it has been certified to European Toy Safety Standard namely EN71 Parts 1,2,3, and 8
  • Longer slide of 8 feet where many metal swing sets have slides that are only 6 foot long
  • Assembly can be done in 2 to 4 hours which is a lot quicker than many of the larger swing sets on the market.

Main Cons Outlined:

  • Price would be considered quite high for a Wooden swing set that has only one swing seat even with the glider is included
  • Deliveries outside the UK mainland can be in some cases as long as 9 days
  • The delivery dates specified can be somewhat unreliable due to third party couriers and may cause a delay with deliveries
  • Only 1 year warranty is provided where other brands sometimes provide 5 years on the wood
  • Additional time and work is needed for the digging of holes and cementing in the ground stakes
  • Additional water sealants and wood preservatives will be needed annually as time goes by.
  • Price can vary quite a lot depending on where you look, in some cases it can be less than £300 where other places it can be close to £400

If you would like to compare various prices in the market – then make sure to check out the options provided below as follows:

While you are here, feel free also to check out further popular Swing sets that may be of interest to you 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 the TP Alaska Wooden Swing Set and Slide in the past? If so, then please share your thoughts and feedback with the wider 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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