Bed Buying Guide

The complete bed and mattress buying guide

Welcome to the Silentnight bed buying guide – the only guide you’ll ever need for finding your perfect bed and mattress. From mattress sizes to support systems; divan storage solutions to firmness ratings, we’ve got it all covered here. Read on to find your dream bed.


Mattress guides

Mattress size guide

Mattress size guide

Find out everything you need to know about mattress sizes

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Firmness ratings

Firmness ratings

Our sleeping positions are as unique as our personalities, which is why we use firmness ratings to help you find the perfect comfort

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Support systems

Support systems

Find out everything you need to know about our mattress support systems

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Comfort fillings

Comfort fillings

Learn about a range of comfort fillings that have each been designed to complement your personal sleeping habits

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Mattress surfaces

Mattress surfaces

The mattress sleep surface - or finish - adds a little extra layer of snugness, while also protecting the filling underneath

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Mattress care

Mattress care

Find out more about how to keep your mattress in top condition

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Eco Comfort

Eco Comfort

The Eco Comfort mattress layer is made from recyclable plastic bottles and sustainable fibres that are breathable and eco-friendly to give you a fresh and purifying sleep

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Geltex

Geltex

Geltex is our patented gel infused comfort filling that’ll leave you feeling energised and rejuvenated every morning

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Memory foam

Memory foam

Memory foam remains a really popular choice. But not all memory foam mattresses are created equal - find out more here

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Anti-allergy beds and mattresses

Anti-allergy beds and mattresses

Find out more about Purotex active probiotics

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Bed guides

Storage beds

Storage beds

Find out more about our stylish storage options

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Bed frames

Bed frames

How do you want it - wooden, metal or luxuriously upholstered? Our bed frames have been designed to suit every style going

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Divan beds

Divan beds

Transform your bedroom by finding your perfect divan bed today

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Other product guides

Pillows

Pillows

Your pillow is important too. This guide will help you discover the perfect pillow for your individual sleeping habits

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Duvets

Duvets

As the seasons change, your duvet should too. We'll help you find the perfect duvet for every season

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Sofa beds

Sofa beds

Save space and give guests the 5-star treatment with a new sofa bed. Find out more about pull-out, fold-out and corner sofa beds.

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Free UK Delivery

Our standard 2 Man Delivery Service (Mattresses & Divans)

  • Free UK delivery* to your room of choice throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
  • We provide a free professional two man delivery service that will deliver your purchases to your room of choice.
  • This service includes the set up of your bed or mattress in your chosen room, plus the removal and takeaway of the packaging.
  • We deliver most items Monday to Friday, 9am - 6pm.
  • On average products are delivered within 7 - 14 days.
  • *Some restrictions apply, please visit our delivery information for more detail.

Next Day Delivery Service (Mattresses/Bedframes)

  • Free Next Day Delivery, via a courier, to the door only.
  • A card will be left, with a contact number to call for re-delivery, if there is no one in.
  • Delivery will be between 8am - 7pm
  • If ordered with another item, the Next Day Delivery will be delivered first, usual delivery terms apply for additional items (this may incur 2 deliveries)

60 night comfort trial

We're so confident that our beds and mattresses will provide you with a great night's sleep that we offer the security of the very best in terms of comfort guarantee.

  • At Silentnight we want to be sure that you are satisfied with the comfort of your new bed or mattress which is why we offer a total peace of mind 60 night comfort guarantee. If for any reason you are not totally satisfied we will exchange your purchased bed or mattress for an alternative Silentnight bed or mattress of your choice.
  • We do however ask that you try your new bed for at least four weeks for your body to adjust to your new bed or mattress.
  • For full terms and conditions, please click here.

Total Quality Assurance

Before it gets to you your bed has been through a lot

  • All our mattresses, upholstered bases and headboards are made in the UK
  • All of our product meet European standards and exceed British standards
  • All our Upholstered beds and mattresses ordered through Shop.Silentnight are made to order
  • This means they are not stored for prolonged periods of time and are shipped to you direct from our factory.

Testing

  • Accredited onsite laboratory to bring the best products to you
  • Every Silentnight mattress type is tested to ensure it exceeds all British standards
  • Silentnight products are fully certified by the Forest Stewardship Council®(FSC®) FSC-C104461
  • We are full members of the Furniture Industry Sustainability Program.
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