Before you start your journey to a better sleep, you need to consider size. This quick guide will give you the lowdown on both UK standard mattress sizes and European mattress sizes, as well as useful tips for choosing the perfect size for your needs.
A small single mattress can be a great space-saver, while still providing ample room for growing children and teens. Single mattresses are also ideal for use in guest bedrooms and attic rooms.
If you're a couple and have limited space, then a small double bed can offer a cosy solution if a full-sized double is too wide.
A small double 4ft mattress is also great for rapidly-growing teenagers or individuals who need that extra-bit of room to stretch out and be comfy.
Double mattresses are popular with couples who are also first-time buyers, offering sufficient space without breaking the bank.
Of course, individuals looking to really spread-out eagle-style every morning can also go for a double mattress that'll give them all the room they need.
For those who've got the room, king size mattresses are hard to resist. A restless sleeper can go through the night without disturbing their partner, and lazy duvet days step-up a notch thanks to the ample room provided - especially when you're lying upon a super-comfortable gel infused foam king size mattress.
Sleep doesn't get deeper and relaxation doesn't get more sumptuous than with a super king size mattress. If you've got the space in your bedroom, then a super king mattress will provide the ultimate night's sleep. While they're built for two people to really stretch-out, there's no stopping the whole family jumping in on a lazy Sunday morning.
When buying a mattress for your little one you want it to be safe, comfy and the perfect size.
The mattress you choose should be a snug fit, with gaps of no more than 4cm down the sides and a mattress thickness of 8-10cm. Generally, cot mattresses are available in two sizes:
You also want to make sure the quality is top notch and safety is completely assured.
Our Safe Nights Memory Wool baby mattress has won a number of prestigious awards, including Gold for Best Nursery Product in the Mother & Baby Awards 2016.
All Silentnight mattresses come with the crucial BSI number: BS
1877-10:2011+A1:2012, which means they meet British Standards
safety requirements for bedding.
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