year : 2015 34 results

Have you ordered your ‘pop-up’ guest bed in time for Christmas?

If your front door magically transforms into a revolving one - spitting out stray teenagers, boozy relatives and university students over the Christmas holidays - there’s only so far two beds and a lumpy couch are going to stretch when it comes to ‘lights out’. Let’s face it, you don’t want to give up your own cosy Land of Beds bed (and why should you?). That’s why having a go-to stash of roll-up mattresses can be the life-saving ‘pop-up bed’ solution that means your guests ...

Pillow Talk: How to give the gift of a great night’s sleep this Christmas

Soap-on-a-rope, embroidered handkerchiefs and comedy socks… step away from the bad gifts this Christmas, people! No-one will thank you come Christmas Day, as they mentally consign your parcel to the back of their draw and plaster on a rictus grin. Christmas is an opportunity to give someone you love a gift that will enhance their physical and mental wellbeing all year round; a present that makes them think of you with a smile every single day… a great-quality pillow. Critical for good ...

Could you lose weight for Christmas by sleeping more?

With just four more Mondays till Christmas 2015, you may feel like the ship has sailed when it comes to starting that Little Black Dress diet plan or wailing on your pecs. But did you know that you can shed pounds not in the gym, on the track or in the pool, but somewhere much more fun altogether… in the bedroom. No matter how many lunges you thrust through, star-jumps you leap for or pavements you pound, if you are not also getting regular good-quality sleep, you can kiss those bigger ...

Turn your bedroom into a palace with Millbrook’s new royal-inspired range

Do you believe you deserve to sleep like a King or Queen? One of Land of Beds’ favourite manufacturers, Millbrook, do. That’s why they’ve made a royal announcement – three new mattress designs that are guaranteed to make any bedroom palatial. The Sandringham Deluxe, Windsor Deluxe and the Buckingham Deluxe offer the best of British craftsmanship at prices that won’t break the Bank of England. Millbrook understand the science of sleep and know that in order for you to feel at ...

Meet our ‘Mo Bros’! Land of Beds proudly supports Movember

You may have noticed some ‘tache twiddling going on in our flagship Helsby store and Runcorn Distribution Centre this month… but it’s all in a good cause. Things have been getting hairy at Land of Beds as our team of ‘Mo Bros’ have taken on the Movember Challenge in a bid to raise awareness of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate and testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. Our ‘Mo Heroes’ – including Bed Specialist Marcus Lightfoot, ...

National Stress Awareness Day 2015: How to tackle your stress for a better night’s sleep

In an ideal world, the only thing cocooning you as you sleep would be one of our cosy feather and down duvets. But here at Land of Beds, we understand that – all too often – it’s stress that can shroud you at night-time, preventing you from enjoying a much-needed restful sleep. In honour of National Stress Awareness Day, 4 November, we’ve taken a look at five practical steps you can take to regain control if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the pressures, commitments and demands of ...

Fright Night: Halloween poll – What’s the Greatest Ever Horror Movie?

Please note: ***Spoiler alerts ahead!***  Forget tramping the streets ‘Trick or Treating’ this Halloween. Curl up under the duvet instead with a classic blood-curler on the telly, and a pillow to muffle your screams! Here’s our top five shouts for the greatest ever horror movie, best watched from the comfort and safety of your bed. Comment below and tell us which gets your vote (or what have we missed from your personal top five?). The Evil Dead (1981) – “Where are ...

Sleep Good, Feel Good: Create the perfect sleep environment for National Sleep In Day

Turn off your alarm clocks… put that ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign on your bedroom door. Here at Land of Beds, the countdown to National Sleep In Day has officially begun! On Sunday 25 October (joy of joys) the clocks go back - giving everyone a whole extra hour to lounge around in bed! Quite rightly, our friends over at the National Sleep Council have dubbed it a national day of celebration. They’ve teamed up with sleep expert Kathleen McGrath to look at the science behind creating a ...

Top Ten Tips on How to Get a Good Lie in when the Clocks go back!

As the majority of people often don’t get enough sleep, National Sleep In day (the day the clocks go back) provides an ideal opportunity to enjoy some extra time in the warmth and comfort of your bed, without any of the guilt! Make the most of the extra hour you can spend in bed when the clocks go back –it’s only natural to want to stay tucked up when it’s cold and dark outside! Having an occasional lie-in is a luxury but if you struggle to stay in bed take a look at your bedroom ...

Sleeping during pregnancy: Comfort in every trimester

Congratulations on your happy announcement! News that you’re expecting is a special time for a new mum-to-be. Your body is going through rapid, incredible changes on a daily basis – and now, more than ever, it’s crucial to get a good night’s sleep in the… First trimester It’s common to feel tired (possibly even exhausted) during pregnancy and especially during the first 12 weeks. “Hormonal changes at this time can make you feel tired, nauseous and emotional,” advise NHS ...