Your Guide to buying a mattress

Take it from us – nothing beats a good night’s sleep. It rejuvenates the mind and body and can even slow down the ageing process. And as we spend around a third of our lifetimes in bed, it’s important to indulge in a little luxury. So follow these three simple steps to find your perfect mattress.

Different sleeping positions have different effects on your body. Here are the most common and our recommendation as to which firmness will be best for you.

On your back

If you sleep on your back you could be better off with a medium mattress which provides the best support for your lower back.

On your side

If you sleep on your side you could be better off with a soft mattress and high pillow to allow your shoulders and hips to sink in.

On your front

If you sleep on your front you could be better off with a firm mattress and a low pillow for the best support of your neck muscles.


We offer a great range of mattresses, from Luxury and Everyday Pocket Sprung, through to Open Coil and TEMPUR® Mattresses and a tailor made Zip & Link mattress range - something to suit everyone.

Luxury pocket sprung

Luxury handmade mattress made just for you. Guaranteed to last you at least 10 years, our factory in Yorkshire uses the best quality fabrics, fillings and springs to produce your mattress.

What makes our mattresses so luxurious? We offer 10 luxury pocket sprung mattresses, with seven tension choices, each filled with natural fillings with individual spring counts. What more could you be looking for?

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Everyday pocket sprung

Offering comfort and support via a choice of medium and firm tensions, the mixture of sustainable fibres, wool and cotton found in our Everyday pocket sprung mattresses still offer a cool and fresh sleeping environment at a more affordable price to the Luxury range.

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Open coil

Our open coil or foam mattresses are a good budget alternative to pocket springs and are ideal for younger children, students and guest beds. It's time to give your kids a good night's sleep!

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The unique properties of TEMPUR visco elastic means mattresses gently wrap themselves around you body, perfectly conforming to your shape. A TEMPUR mattress now comes in four distinct feels: soft where you want it, firm where you need it or the feel of a traditional spring mattress.

We offer a range of different sizes of TEMPUR mattresses, delivering a perfect balance of total comfort and superior support.

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Zip & Link

Individual mattresses of different tensions easily connected to any other tensioned mattress to form a King or super King.

Only available in our bespoke mattress range, these can be made in a variety of tensions, from 3 being the softest and 9 being the firmest. All mattresses are beautifully handcrafted and provide excellent quality and comfort. 

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Making it last

A mattress protector adds an extra hygienic, comfortable layer to a mattress and can be washed on a regular basis. We also recommend turning your mattress every few months to help the fillings resettle naturally, and you should brush or vacuum it lightly to keep it clean.

Changing a mattress

We recommend changing your mattress every 7 - 10 years. You especially need to purchase a new mattress if your current one sags or creaks, you can feel the springs beneath the surface, or you wake up with aching joints.

Handy tips for buying your mattress

Try before you buy. We always recommend that you visit one of our shops to try out a mattress before ordering. 

Check it’s wide enough to allow both partners to lie side by side, hands behind heads, without elbows touching.

A mattress should be at least 10cm longer than the tallest person who will be sleeping on it.

If you and your partner need different comfort requirements choose a mattress that allows you to have two different tensions.

Why not come and see your perfect mattress up close in one of our stores?

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