Best cooling fans to beat the summer heat
From the cheap and cheerful to the high-end, multipurpose models
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.
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.
Dyson Purifier Cool
Dyson’s high-end fan model cleans the air too, and has a digital display that lists data on everything from air quality to pollen presence. It can be controlled from an app or by remote.