The best bed sheets 2020 - as chosen by Mumsnetters
The right bedding can be a life-changing investment and these sheets – beloved by Mumsnetters – will add a touch of five-star luxury to your bedroom.
1. Soak&Sleep French Linen Sheets, from £22.50
Soak&Sleep are the best-kept secret in luxury bed linen. The holy grail of sheets, there's a high thread count and low cost for this premium fabric. Mumsnet users love their linen sheets, which always look artfully crumpled (and never need ironing!)
“I am in love with Soak&Sleep French linen: very heavy, crisp yet soft, warm yet cool. Best ever. Even my husband noticed the quality.”
“I splashed out on their French linen sheets recently and they're lush – makes me actually want to change the bed, which I never do normally!”Shop now at Soak&Sleep
2. Dunelm Mill Dorma Range, from £18
Dunelm are making a name for themselves as the go-to place for reasonably-priced homeware that really delivers. Their Dorma collection is a hit with Mumsnet users for washing beautifully, wearing well, and looking a lot more expensive than it really is (we won't tell if you don't).
“Dorma bedding at Dunelm is good – high thread count and very tough wearing but really soft.”
“My current favourite sheet is a 700 count by Dorma – it's sold at Dunelm and it’s really really reasonable.”Shop now at Dunelm
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3. The White Company Bed Linen, from £8
The White Company are high on everyone's lust list for their crisp, white sheets and huge, fluffy bed cushions. It must be said that this is not bargain bedding, but it really is an investment – we promise you won't regret spending a little extra when you're snuggled up in these beauties.
“White Company for me! Excellent quality; worth every penny. They often have very good sales and discount vouchers online if you sign up for their email alerts.”
“You're talking about a high-end product: pay for it; enjoy it for years and years.”Shop now at White Company
4. T K Maxx Bedding, from £9.99
Whether your style is classic or quirky, if you've an eye for a bargain you can't go wrong at TK Maxx. They sell high thread counts for low prices, and rumour has it you can even find Designer's Guild sheets tucked away on their shelves. Unfortunately we can't guarantee that the bedding pictured will always be available, but half the fun of TK Maxx is finding hidden gems that no one else will have.
“A colleague told me to check out TK Maxx. It's hit and miss with stock but I struck it lucky and got some great quality bedding: one fitted sheet, two duvet sets with pillow cases and two more pillow cases for £70.”
“Good cotton count and washes like a dream. So worth a look, especially for spare pillow cases and sheets.”Shop now at TK Maxx
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5. H&M Bed Linen, from £8.99
H&M is well-known for reasonably-priced basics, but that's no longer confined to vest tops and leggings – its Home range has put it on the map as a place to go for chic on a shoestring. The bedsheets are particularly popular, especially the French-style linen range. We love this adorable rabbit set – ideal for a kid's bedroom.
“H&M is outrageously good value and looks and washes like the pricy stuff.”Shop now at H&M
6. Asda George 100% Cotton Sateen Stripe Duvet Cover Set, from £25
Made from 100% cotton, with a thread count of 300, this bedding set looks – and feels – a lot more expensive than its humble supermarket origins. The simple white style makes this set compatible with most decor styles, while the sateen stripe adds interest. You'd have to look for a long time to find the same thread count for a better price.
“I commented to my husband the other day that our white bedding from George at Asda was now six years old, bought when we first moved in together. It’s beautifully soft.”
“Another vote for George at Asda. Absolutely amazing quality for the price.”Buy now at ASDA
7. Sanderson Bedding, from £40
Crisp white sheets are lovely – but they're not for everyone. So in order to enjoy a cuppa in bed with peace of mind, lots of Mumsnet users opt for patterned bedding. Mumsnet users rate Sanderson bed linen for their range of classic, English-garden designs, durability, and quality. Plus, with 300 thread count pillowcases from £15, the price isn't bad either.
“Sanderson covers from Bedeck never need ironing and still look great after years of use.”Shop now at Bedeck
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What are the best winter bed sheets?
8. Next Soft Fleece Duvet Cover and Pillowcase Set, from £28
On those long, cold winter nights, imagine diving into a bed made up with soft fleece rather than cotton. If you struggle to keep your toes warm in bed, this may be the perfect solution.
“I bought fleece bedding last year and it's lovely and cosy. It's been washed numerous times and hasn't faded or gone bobbly. I've just ordered another two sets from Next!”
“I have fleece bedding and I love it. It’s so snuggly in winter, and is still soft after being washed. Get some, you won’t regret it.”Shop now at Next
What are the best luxury bedsheets?
9. Secret Linen Bed Linen 600 Thread Count Linen, from £75
If you're after the very finest bedsheets on the market, Secret Linen is where it's at. With a super high thread count, this is a great choice if you're after luxury linen. If that's not enough, the brand is woman-owned, too. As well as providing bedsheets that Mumsnet users love, it's committed to ethics – making sure all packaging is recyclable, fabrics are grown sustainably, and factory staff are treated and paid fairly. We're sold.
“The Secret Linen Store have lovely bed linen. I looked for ages and have been very pleased with the choice, quality and price. They have excellent high thread count plain Portuguese white bed linen too. Very good value.”Shop now at Secret Linen
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