Meaford, Ontario, Canada: World's Largest Porch Swing

A record-setting wooden porch swing has a seat length of 36 feet. The entire thing was built from trees downed in storms.

Mother Nature's Design

Address:
205730 Hwy 26, Meaford, ON, Canada
Directions:
1 mile west of Meaford on south side of hwy 26, look for big swing.
Phone:
519-538-5972
RA Rates:
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World's Largest Porch Swing.

World's Largest Porch Swing

Sorry, Hebron...this record is now mine.

"Beauty" is a landmark in my front yard, which is located 1 mile west of Meaford. The seat length is 11 meters (36 ft.) frame -- stands over 6 meters (18 ft.) and about 40 ft. by 11 ft. (footprint) -- and is a free standing unit (my definition of a porch swing). Just need 40 ft of front porch!

We built or "Beauty" from wind-blown downed trees, Mother Nature took them down and we reclaimed them, and most of metal parts, recycle and reuse (this was our biggest green project to date!

[rob mahy, 02/05/2012]

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