Hedge trimmers: Best Buys Best buy

Best buy hedge

Time to replace your hedge trimmer?

If cutting your hedge is a struggle, it could be that your old hedge trimmer is just not up to the job.
A Best Buy hedge trimmer will cut your hedges quickly and neatly.

  • We cut three kinds of  hedges, conifer, privet and laurel to find hedge trimmers for every job.
  • We cut 30m of hedges with each hedge trimmer to find out how quickly they cut and how easy they are to use.
  • We time how long cordless hedge trimmers cut for, so you know if you can get through your cutting before you  have to recharge the battery.

Electric, cordless or petrol hedge trimmer? We help you choose the best type of hedge trimmer for your garden. Find out which models we recommend with a £1 trial to Which? Already a member? Log in here

What makes a Which? Best Buy hedge trimmer?

Watch our video to find out why buying a Best Buy hedge trimmer will make cutting your hedge easier.



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Hedge trimmer reviews you can trust

We’ve tested the most popular electric, cordless and petrol hedge trimmer brands, including Bosch, Flymo, Black & Decker, Ryobi and Stihl.

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  • Reviews of 34 hedge trimmers: cordless and mains electric.
  • 8 Best Buy hedge trimmers for your perfect hedge.
  • Reviews of hedge trimmers from 10 companies.