Dream Destinations: How to sleep on a plane, cruise ship or at a holiday resort

In-between getting up early to save your sun lounger, to being the last girl standing at the dodgy nightclub cabaret, it’s little wonder that Brits abroad surveyed by Sunshine.co.uk said they get just 5.1 hours' sleep a night on holiday. The best advice is to strike a healthy balance between slow-paced days by the pool and bustling nights at the bar to return home tanned, relaxed and well rested. That may be easier said than done, with round-the-clock cocktails at your bronzed fingertips, ...

Are you ‘sleep-drunk’ at the wheel?

How to get a good night’s sleep to be a safe, responsible road user The idea of setting out on the road after consuming more than the legal drink-drive limit is, no doubt, enough to fill you with horror. But how many times have you set out on the school run or work commute after only a couple of hours’ sleep? RAC Foundation research shows that around one in five accidents on major roads are sleep-related – and such accidents are more likely to result in a fatality or major ...

Land of Beds Sponsor Frodsham Downhill Run’s Finish Line

Following the opening our new showroom on Church Street in March, we are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring the finish line at this year’s Frodsham Downhill Run. We will also be carrying a mattress through Castle Park and down the final home straight on Sunday 3 July. “Team work, healthy lifestyles and community giving are values we’re proud to support,” says our Managing Director Mike Murray. “We have donated to Frodsham Community Association and volunteered a ...

Get to bed if you’re getting wed! How to sleep better before your wedding day

With engagement announcements blowing like confetti through our Facebook feeds, and wedding bells ringing throughout the land, there can be no doubting that wedding season is now in full swing! Whether you’re newly-engaged or on the home straight heading towards the aisle, every bride and groom can benefit from getting comfortable and enjoying a good night’s sleep in the run up to the Big Day. Here’s our Sleep Experts’ top tips on how to do just that… One year Before Your Wedding ...

How to stay cool in bed when the heat is on

Leg in or leg out? Duvet on or duvet off? When it comes to sleeping during hot, sweaty summer nights, the choices and (torments) are endless. Your bed should be a cool, pleasurable haven to retreat to after a day of fun on the beach (or sweating it out in the office). Yet somehow, it’s hotter than the Devil’s armpit and less tempting than the last burnt banger on the BBQ. If your sleep is being interrupted by too much heat too often over summer, here’s how you can cool down and get ...

Book Bonanza for Frodsham and Helsby Primary Schools – courtesy of Land of Beds

We are delighted to announce that we will be donating book vouchers to a primary school of our customers’ choice each time a bed is purchased in-store at Frodsham or Helsby during June. Our special promotion will see our local communities’ school-aged children benefit from brand-new reading material – supporting improved literacy. “We’ve been inspired by National Share-A-Story Month – a celebration of the power of storytelling and story-sharing,” says our Director ...

Five steps to creating the perfect child’s bedroom

“Can I decorate my bedroom?” Four words that you, as a parent, may dread – particularly if your child’s taste is less Ideal Home and more ‘dinosaurs on the rampage’. Taking it as a positive, it’s a surefire indicator that your little angel is rapidly growing up and wanting to express their identity (even if that identity is ‘Disney Princess’ or ‘Spider-Man’). Here’s how you can attempt – and survive – a child’s bedroom makeover in five simple steps, with your smile ...

Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey Launches Debut Duvalay Collection with Exclusive Land of Beds Designs

If you’ve ever fancied curling up with Pride and Prejudice’s romantic hero Mr Darcy, we have exciting news… Pemberley, the country home of literature’s most enigmatic leading man, is the namesake of one of three new mattresses we’re proud to exclusively stock from Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey OBE’s debut collection for Duvalay. Having been won over by Duvalay’s owners Alan and Liz Colleran on the BBC hit show, Hilary (pictured below) bought a 26 percent stake in the company ...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2016: How to tell someone stress and anxiety are affecting your sleep

Good relationships are fundamental to our mental health and wellbeing – that’s the important message of Mental Health Awareness Week, 2016, which launched on 16 May. Being able to talk to your partner, family or friends about how stress, anxiety and other mental health conditions are impacting on the quality of your sleep is a positive step towards regaining control over your symptoms. If you regularly share a bed with your partner, or want to enjoy fun, social times which may involve ...

Independent Retail Director declared ‘Inspirational Business Woman’

We're proud to announce that our Company Director Caroline Murray has been recognised for her outstanding professional achievements and declared an ‘Inspirational Business Woman’ at the ‘Cheshire Woman of the Year Awards 2016’. Caroline, aged 36, was nominated by her colleagues at Land of Beds. They praised her as the ‘perfect example of a caring, hard-working, Cheshire-born mum’ who ‘inspires others onto personal and professional success’. “Not only is Caroline a ...