Best Garden Kneeler and Seat UK 

By  Enda

In this article we look at garden kneelers that can also be used as a seat. In other words, they serve both purposes. In the sitting position you have a comfortable seat, and when reversed, you kneel on a foam pad, and can use the seat legs, to help pull you back up to an upright position.

There is an automatic assumption, that these are designed only for older gardeners. It is certainly true that older gardeners appreciate them more, but the reality is, any gardener will be able to make good use of one of these.

You can buy just a simple kneeler, or some type of kneeling pad, but why bother when you can have that, and also a seat at the same time. The price difference is not that big, and a seat is always a handy thing to have around a busy garden. Below we look at the top rated kneeler and seat combinations, currently available in the UK market.

lady using the garden kneeler seat

Top Rated Garden Kneelers with Seat

There are plenty of these to pick from. Below I have included what I believe to be three of the best.

1. Ohuhu Garden Kneeler and Seat

Ohuhu Garden Kneeler and Seat

This is a kneeler or seat depending on how you want to use it. You can raise the legs to make a comfy chair, or lay it flat on the ground for a supportive kneeling pad. It is made with a solid steel frame and thickened partition which can support up to 150 kg. It is made from an EVA material.

It's easy to carry and store as the legs fold in and comes with 2 detachable tool bags. It's expensive compared to other seat/kneelers.

Check Amazon UK - Price when reviewed £195.86 - 94% buyer satisfaction based on 6,000+ online buyer reviews

2. Crystals GK99 Garden Kneeler

Crystals GK99 Garden Kneeler with Handles & Tools Bag

This one costs around £25, which is better value and also has a very high satisfaction

It can be used as both a kneeler and a padded seat

The legs fold down using spring mechanisms making it easy to put up and take down

There is a polyester fabric pouch bag with it as well

The kneeler arms can be raised to correct the height to reduce back strain

Check Amazon UK - Price when reviewed £20.93 - 92% buyer satisfaction based on 3,000+ online buyer reviews

3. Draper Gardener's Kneeler Seat 

buying the draper kneeler seat

So if you prefer to have a kneeler, a seat and storage capacity, then this Draper model answers that problem

This model is also a very popular choice for many buyers. It is not rated as high as the two above though. That said, you do have the benefit of the extra storage.

It can support weights of up to 125 Kg

Check Amazon UK - Price when reviewed £24.37 - 86% buyer satisfaction based on 2,000+ online buyer reviews

4. Foldaway Garden Kneeler Seat 

Foldaway Garden Kneeler & Seat

This one is cheaper and costs around £30, and it also gets a buyer satisfaction rating of 88%

This model sells pretty well in the UK. It has side handrails and offers sturdy support;

It has a soft cushion with a low to the ground design

It can support weights of up to 150 Kg

Check Amazon UK - Price when reviewed £22.95 - 90% buyer satisfaction based on 1,500+ online buyer reviews

5. Garden Kneeler Seat by NRS Healthcare

male gardener kneeling on a kneeler seat

This one costs around £25, and it gets a good satisfaction rate by actual buyers.

It can be used as both a kneeler and seat

It is a very well made product, and uses steel tubular framing. It is strong and the seat can support a weight of up to 23 stones.

It also has two large pouches for holding garden tools

Makes a great gardening gift idea for a parent, or indeed for anyone who enjoys working in the garden.

Check Amazon UK - Price when reviewed £24.93 - 88% buyer satisfaction based on 150+ online buyer reviews

Hopefully you have found the above information useful and helpful. 

Safety First

The most important thing is always to stay safe. That applies as much to these as to any other area of life. Some of these products that are on sale of this type, are cheap and poorly made. Avoid those at all costs, otherwise you could have a nasty fall, or an injury of some kind.

The ones that I have listed above, get overall very high ratings from satisfied buyers. At least that way, you know they have been tried and tested. You also know that they are good quality and safe to use in your garden, greenhouse or yard.


I am someone who enjoys a little gardening. Now I am not someone who spend hours in the garden, but I do like both my front and back gardens to look really nice. Well kept lawns, neatly trimmed hedges, and borders filled with plants, make a huge difference, to how your property looks.

Enda McLarnon

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