If you’re a hot sleeper, summertime doesn't just mean switching up your wardrobe as the temperatures warm up. It’s also time to switch up your sheets and blankets for cool bedding - especially during a heatwave!
But if you're not sure where to start, don’t worry! We've found the best cool bedding sets - cooling pillows, blankets, sheets and mattress toppers, as well as linen and bamboo bedding - that you can shop this summer, whether for a heatwave or all season long.
What is the best bedding to keep cool?
When it comes to fabrics to look for when buying cooling bedding, linen, bamboo or Tencel sheets will fit the bill.
There are a host of options and price points to choose from. For example, Marks & Spencer's Comfortably Cool range of cooling bedding includes everything for warm nights, from sheets to duvets and cooling mattress toppers. Amazon is a great place to find cool bedding bargains, and there are also retailers like Panda which specialise in famously comfortable and cool bamboo bedding.
So if you want a good night’s sleep, keep reading! We have just the right cooling blankets, sheets and more that you’ll love.
Cooling bedding sets
Comfort Spaces Coolmax Moisture Wicking Sheet Set, from £31.25, Amazon
This cooling sheet set has over 8,000 five-star ratings on Amazon. It comes in five different colours and includes flat sheet, fitted sheet and pillowcase(s).
100% Bamboo Complete Bedding Set, from £110, Panda
Made from silky bamboo fibre, this cool and breathable bedding set comes with a fitted sheet, duvet cover and pillowcases. You can also buy the pieces in the set individually and it’s available in five colours.
The Linen Bamboo Duvet Set, was £99, now £40, Eve Sleep
This cosy linen-bamboo blend set, which comes in blue (shown), grey and white, will also keep you cool at night! The set includes a duvet cover and two pillowcases, and also comes with a two-year guarantee.
Cooling Duvet Set, £22.99, Aldi
Aldi's cooling bedding line includes this king-size duvet set with two pillowcases and a duvet cover, made from cotton and tencel with cooling technology.
Simba Hybrid Pillow, was £109 now £81.75, Simba Sleep
The Hybrid Pillow has Simba’s clever temperature regulation technology, and you can also adjust the height and firmness.
Kally Cooling Pillow, £39.99, Kally Sleep
Filled with cooling foam core and high quality hollowfibre, the built-in air-vent system on the Kally Cooling Pillow keeps you perfectly cool regardless of your sleeping position. Better yet, Kally Sleep are offering buy one get one half price.
Memory Foam Cooling Pillows, 2 pack, £42.99, Amazon
This set of two cooling pillows filled with shredded memory foam has earned impressive ratings on Amazon. One reviewer said using the pillow was like “sleeping on a nice, cool cloud”.
Cooling blankets and duvets
Hybrid Duvet, from £139, Simba Sleep
A super soft cooling duvet made from recyclable materials and featuring Simba’s astronaut-inspired temperature regulation technology.
Simba Hybrid 3-in-1 Duvet, from £249, Simba Sleep
Or treat yourself to the brand new 3-in-1 Simba Hybrid duvet, which includes a 3.5 Tog for super hot heatwave nights and a 7 Tog for spring and autumn. On cold winter evenings combine the two for a cosy night's sleep.
Elegear Cooling Blanket, from £32.99, Amazon
This summer cooling blanket, made with Japanese cooling fibres, has received glowing reviews, with more than 11,000 buyers giving it a perfect five-star score.
The Everdene Cooling Duvet, from £139, Brooke + Wilde
The smooth, cooling feel of the Everdene is due to 100% Egyption cotton and aloe vera finishing, and thermoregulating fibre technology.
Comfortably Cool Fitted Sheet, from £22.50, Marks & Spencer
This fitted sheet from Marks & Spencer's popular Comfortably Cool range is made from a moisture-wicking Tencel blend. You can also shop the matching duvet cover, flat sheet and more.
100% linen luxury sheets, from £65 each, Bedfolk.com
Available in five chic colours, flat or fitted, and in sizes from Single to Super King, Bedfolk’s 100% linen luxury sheets are made from the finest Belgian & French flax and are free from any chemicals or synthetic materials. Reviewers give the linen sheets a 4.9 of 5-star rating with one buyer describing the sheets as "hotel luxury at home".
Cooling mattress toppers
Zoned 5cm Memory Foam Mattress Topper, £77.99 for double size, Wayfair
A mattress topper is an excellent way to help you stay cool. Wayfair's 4.6-star cooling mattress topper is made from gel-infused memory foam with perforation, which helps regulate temperature for a great night’s sleep.
Cooler Than Memory Foam Mattress Topper, from £60, Dunelm
Another mattress topper designed to optimise air circulation, and it's rated 4.1 out of five stars.
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