The Ultimate UK Bedding Size Guide

Are you looking to revamp your bedding but unsure of the dimensions of your duvet? Hoping to finally find a fitted sheet that will stay in place? Here at DUSK, we know that having the right size bedding is paramount not only for the aesthetic of your bedroom, but to make sure you sleep in the utmost comfort.

With bed linen available in different sizes from different retailers, finding your dream duvet cover or perfectly sized pillowcases can be easier said than done. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate bed size guide for the UK. 

In this blog post, we explore the different types of bedding for each bed size, so you can shop for beautiful bedding with ease. 

Duvets and Duvet Covers

Duvets & Duvet Covers DUSK

There’s a lot to consider when deciding on a duvet, including the type of filling and the most suitable tog rating. While for duvet covers, there’s a range of materials to mull over. This includes cotton, a fabric that’s breathable and lightweight, making it one of the most popular choices for bed linen — our 800 thread-count and hotel-worthy designs will please even the most discerning of tastes. 

Whether you’re purchasing a new duvet and or updating your duvet covers, below are the standard UK measurements:

Duvet/ Duvet Cover Size Guide

  • Single: 140x200cm 

  • Double: 200x200 cm 

  • King size: 225x220cm

  • Super king: 260x220cm

Fitted and Flat Sheets

Fitted Sheets DUSK

Fitted sheets are an essential piece of bed linen, providing a smooth surface on top of your mattress and topper. While our luxury cotton flat sheets can add a new level of elegance to your bedding, so you can enjoy hotel quality bed linen night after night. 

Fitted Sheet Size Guide

  • Single: 90 x 190 x 30cm

  • Double: 140 x 190 x 30cm

  • King: 150 x 200 x 30cm

  • Super King: 180 x 200 x 30cm

Deep Fitted Sheet Size Guide

  • Single: 90 x 190 x 34cm

  • Double: 140 x 190 x 34cm

  • King: 150 x 200 x 34cm

  • Super King: 180 x 200 x 34cm

Flat Sheets DUSK

Flat Sheet Size Guide

  • Single: 180 x 275cm 

  • Double Flat Sheet: 230 x 275cm

  • King Size Flat Sheet: 275 x 275cm

  • Super King Flat Sheet: 305 x 275cm

Pillows and Pillowcases

Pillows & Pillowcases DUSK

Your choice of pillow is deeply personal and while some prefer piling up soft-filled pillows, others opt for the support of a medium or firm fill. However, while we all know that finding the right pillow can impact our quality of sleep, many people overlook the importance of investing in good quality pillowcases — they extend the life of your pillows while also providing a soft and snug finish for your delicate skin.

Pillow and Pillowcase Size Guide

  • Standard: 50x75cm

  • Super King: 50x90cm

Throws and Bedspreads

Knit Throws DUSK

When it comes to buying  a throw or bedspread, you're going to want a design that offers cosiness and comfort as well as adding that final flourish to the overall scheme of your bedroom. While our collection of beautiful bedspreads and throws provide that last little touch of luxury, you may be unsure if your bed size demands a throw or a bedspread.

To make your search simpler, our throws are the perfect size for single and double beds, while our bedspreads provide coverage for king and super king.

Throw Size Guide

  • 120x180cm

  • 150x180cm

Bedspread Size Guide

  • 250x260cm

Mattress Toppers

Mattress Toppers DUSK

Mattress toppers add an extra layer of comfort to your mattress, providing additional support and a sumptuous feel. What’s more, whether you’re looking for a quilted protector or plumping for an indulgent goose down topper, they also help to keep your mattress fresh and clean.

Mattress Topper Size Guide

  • Single: 90x190cm

  • Double: 135x190cm

  • King Size: 150x200cm

  • Super king: 180x200cm

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