Mattress Guides and Articles
Check out these guides and educational articles that have lots of useful information about buying a new mattress and how to get a great night sleep every night.
How Sustainable is the UK Mattress Industry?
Only 24% of mattresses were sent for recycling in 2021, while the rest were sent to a landfill causing damage and harm to our environment. More can be done to increase the number of old mattresses being recycled. Read more.
Best Silentnight Mattresses
- Silentnight Sofia 1200 Mirapocket Mattress Review – awarded “Best Buy Mattress” in June 2020 by Which? and “Getting Greener Award” for sustainability by Good Housekeeping.
- Silentnight Abbeydale Pocket Sprung Mattress – “medium” comfort grade, with up to 2,211 springs.
- Silentnight Westland Miracoil Mattress – is a firm mattress with 672 traditional springs
- Silentnight Heaton Pocket Sprung Mattress – is “very firm” with up to 968 pocket springs.
- Silentnight Ferndale 800 Pocket Eco Mattress – is rated “medium” and has up to 960 pocket springs and Eco-friendly materials.
- Silentnight Hadleigh 800 Pocket Memory Mattress – is rated “medium” and has up to 960 pocket springs and layer of memory foam.
- Silentnight Melrose 1200 Pocket Eco Mattress – is rated “medium” and has 1200 pocket springs and eco comfort fibres.
- Silentnight Newbury 1000 Pocket Eco Pillow Top Mattress – is rated “firm” and has up to 1,224 pocket springs and EcoComfort fibres. The Silentnight Portchester 1000 Pocket Eco Pillow Top Mattress has the same features, but is rated “medium”.
- Silentnight Ruddington Combination Mattress is rated as “firm” and has 1,800 springs and memory foam.
Best TEMPUR Mattresses
- TEMPUR CoolTouch Original Elite Mattress – is 25cm deep, Medium firm, and has a CoolTouch™ cover and premium memory foam.
- TEMPUR CoolTouch Hybrid Mattress Review – has a medium comfort feel and 1,100 pocket springs.
- TEMPUR CoolTouch Sensation Mattress Review – have a “firm” feel and a sensation of “bounce”
- Tempur One Mattress Review – comes in soft, medium or firm and is 20cm deep
- Ergoflex vs Tempur Mattress – find out which is better?
- Best Tempur Mattress Alternatives – if you are looking for a high quality mattress that is 2-3 times cheaper than Tempur, check out these alternatives.
Pocket Spring Mattresses – “Soft”, “Medium” or “Firm” Rating
- Tadley Combination Mattress Review (22cm deep, with memory foam and pocket springs).
- Campbell Mattress Review (21cm deep, up to 930 pocket springs).
- Annison Pocket Sprung Mattress (22cm deep, up to 930 pocket springs)
- Fogarty Mattress Reviews – handcrafted in the UK, starting from £119.
- Simply Bensons Mattress Reviews – made in the UK and affordable – starting from just £109.
- Coolmax Mattress Review – with cooling memory foam.
- Highgrove Beds and Mattress Reviews – best sleep products by Highgrove – handmade in the UK
- Sensaform Mattress Reviews – come with copper infused memory foam, which is anti-bacterial and provides pressure relief
Pocket Spring Mattresses – only “Firm” Rating
- Morris Traditional Spring Mattress – (20cm deep, up to 325 open coil springs)
- Turner Traditional Spring Mattress – (21cm deep, up to 325 open coil springs)
- Hudson Pocket Sprung Mattress Review – (22cm deep, up to 1,225 pocket springs)
- Maitland Pocket Sprung Mattress – (23cm deep, up to 1,225 pocket springs)
- Dreams 1000 Pocket Sprung Rolled Mattress – (23.5cm deep, up to 1,000 pocket springs and memory foam).
- Holman Pocket Sprung Mattress – (26cm deep, up to 1,961 pocket springs and layer of recycled cotton)
- Jacobs Pocket Sprung Mattress – (25cm deep, pocket springs, and recycled cotton)
- Revived Mattress Collection – (21 or 26cm deep, up to 6,816 pocket springs and eco-friendly recycled materials)
- Silentnight Ortho Dream Star Miracoil Mattress Review – our top pick for an extra firm mattress.
- Majestic 1000 Pocket Sprung Orthopaedic Mattress – a budget friendly option, with pocket springs and a layer of satin pads.
- Sealy Sanctuary Mattress – uses Posturepedic Technology and provides exceptional pressure relief
- Sealy PostureLux Mattress – comes in “medium” or “firm” with PostureLux Spring system
- Best Extra Firm Mattresses
- Flaxby Mattress Review – handmade in North Yorkshire, with natural fillings such as Egyptian cotton, wool, and mohair.
- Staples and Co Artisan Mattress Collection – handmade in the UK, with organic wool, cotton, silk, flax and hemp.
- Cashmere 3000 Pocket Sprung Memory Foam Mattress Review – has cashmere, memory foam and pocket springs
- Vispring Mattress Review – has British Platinum Certified wool and cotton fillings and is handcrafted in the UK.
Slumberland Mattress Reviews
- Slumberland Clima Airstream Mattress Review – are hypoallergenic, regulate body temperature and have up to 2,250 pocket springs.
- Slumberland Amari Ortho Comfort Mattress – has 1000 pocket springs and offers orthopaedic support
- Slumberland Eco Solutions Mattress Review – with 1000, 1400 or 2200 pocket springs and eco-friendly materials.
- Slumberland Natural Solutions Mattress Review – made from environmentally sustainable sources and vegan friendly materials.
- Slumberland Clima Control Latex Mattress has a deep layer of latex, for advanced pressure relief.
5 Charities That Accept Mattress Donation
If you have an old mattress in good condition that you need to dispose of consider donating it to a charity. See a list of 5 UK charities that accept mattresses and furniture as donations. Read More.