Nine of the best fans to keep you cool in summer
Featuring smart devices, bladeless designs and powerful cooling for rooms
Duux Whisper Flex Smart Fan
With 26 speed settings, this fan can be used wirelessly and controlled via a remote, an app, or your voice. It is height adjustable and remarkably quiet.
Dyson Purifier Cool Autoreact
Ideal for allergy sufferers, the ultra-quiet Dyson purifies the air as it cools. It oscillates up to 350º and provides fast, powerful cooling for rooms of up to 27m².
electriQ 24-inch Quiet Tower Fan with Mood Light
This 45W tower fan costs only 1p/hour to run; its bladeless design makes it extra safe for children and pets.
MeacoFan 1056P Pedestal Air Circulator
Easy to assemble, this ultra-quiet pedestal fan has both horizontal and vertical oscillation. It has a 12-hour timer and four modes, plus a magnetic remote control.
Swan Retro 12-inch Desk Fan
This simple desk fan comes in eight colours and has a generous 1.6m cord. It has an oscillating function, three speed options, and with low noise levels, it is a good choice for bedrooms.
Dimplex DXMBCF Black Tower Fan
If you need a fan to slot into a small space, this tower model is a good option. It’s noisier than some, but effective – and it comes with a remote control.
Tower Scandi 16-inch Metal Pedestal Fan
Particularly sturdy and easy to put together, this extendable fan tilts up, down and from side to side; and it has a useful handle at the back for moving it around.
Russell Hobbs 12” Scandi Desk Fan in White and Wood Effect
This affordable stylish fan has wood-effect blades and comes in white, grey or black. It has three speeds and is a perfect size for desks.
Meaco 1056 Air Circulator Fan
With multi-directional oscillation and impressive power for its size, this is a great all-round model. It is very quiet, has a handle on top, and comes with a three-year warranty.