The Bed Sizes UK Guide

With bed sizes UK It’s essential to make sure the length and width of your mattress match your bed frame. It’s also important to make sure the bed sizes you choose fits your room and how many people it’s providing for. Check out our extensive guide below to UK bed and mattress sizes.

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The bed size guide UK

Choosing the correct bed size and mattress sizes UK is one of the most significant decisions you can make when modernising your bedroom. To help, we have put together a thorough guide on choosing the right mattress and bed size. However, it’s crucial to remember that mattress and bed sizes can vary between countries. For this reason, we have included bed sizes UK and bed sizes European too.

The most popular mattress size is a king size bed size UK. However, it can be challenging to work out what mattress size will fit. It’s sometimes necessary to check precisely how large and heavy a mattress is, particularly if you want to squeeze a somewhat larger mattress into your bedroom. After all, who does not want the biggest bed size UK? We detail all about UK mattress sizes to get the best bed for your bedroom.

We have collected all the mattress sizes UK and bed sizes UK to help your online shopping experience easier. This article will support you in determining the right mattress and bed size for your bedroom, whether you want to upgrade your mattress size or find a bed frame to fit a tiny box room. We will explain all about mattress sizes to will help you pick the perfect model.

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BED SIZES CHART UK IN CM & FT

Mattress & bed sizes UK

Super King
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 180 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 6’0″ x 6’6″
King Size Bed Size UK
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 150 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 5’0″ x 6’6″
Standard Double Bed Size UK CM
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 135 x 190
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 4’6″ x 6’3″
Standard Size Small Double
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 120 x 190
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 4’0″ x 6’3″
Standard Single Bed Size UK
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 90 x 190
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 3’0″ x 6’3″

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Standard size UK bed and mattresses

What size are super king beds and mattresses?

Super king bed size uk
  • The largest bed size UK is 180cm wide and 200cm long; this is equal to 6 feet wide and 6 feet 6 inches long in imperial measurements. Therefore, the super king is the largest mattress size available and ideal, as they provide an unbeatable amount of space.

Super king mattresses are best for: 2 persons and those who value space.

What size are king size beds and mattresses?

King size bed dimensions UK in metric dimensions
  • A king size bed measurements uk is 150cm in width and 200cm in length. This is equal to 5 feet width and 6 feet 6 inches length in imperial measurements, giving you the vital extra leg and wriggle-room. If a double mattress doesn’t provide you with the space you need for a comfortable night’s sleep, then we recommend scaling up to the slightly larger king size mattress that you can afford.

Best for: 2 people and those taller than 190cm.

What size are double size beds and mattresses?

Double bed size uk
  • The standard double bed size uk In metric dimensions, a double is 135cm wide and 190cm long. In imperial measurements, it is 4 feet 6 inches wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. A double-sized bed and mattress is the most common size. They’re ideal for two people, mainly when bedroom space is at a premium.

Best for: 2 people and average to small-sized bedrooms.

What size are small double beds and mattresses?

Small double bed size uk
  • In metric dimensions, a small double is 120cm wide and 190cm long, whilst in imperial measurements, this is equal to 4 feet wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. They’re ideal for one person but can accommodate two adults if necessary. It is perfect, especially if you choose an ottoman base which will maximise storage in smaller bedrooms.

Best for: 1 person and small bedrooms.

What size are single beds and mattresses?

Single bed size uk
  • In metric dimensions, they have a width of 90cm and are 190cm in length. In imperial measurements, 3ft mattresses are equal to 3 feet wide and 6 feet 3 inches long. As the name ‘single mattresses’ suggests, they are ideal for one person or children. A 3ft mattress accounts for growth spurts from toddlers right through to young adults.

Best for: 1 person.

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Standard UK bed sizes Vs mattress sizes

When buying a new bed, you will want to ensure it fits in your bedroom comfortably. Therefore, it’s worth knowing which varieties of mattresses and beds have larger dimensions.

Your mattress size should always match with the bed size you buy. For example, if you have a king size bed frame, you should get a king size mattress. However, while a king size mattress measures 200 x 150cm, it isn’t easy to give an exact king bed size. This is because each style will differ, and some designs have footboards and headboards adding to the bed’s overall size.

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Bed sizes UK according to style

The dimensions of your bed base will vary depending on which style of bed you pick:

  • Divan beds without a headboard will have the exact dimensions as your mattress as it will sit level on top of the divan base.
  • Wooden beds are usually a few inches larger than your mattress around each side.
  • Upholstered bed frames’ dimensions deviate hugely depending on their shape and the amount of fabric and detail.

Always verify the dimensions of the bed before buying to ensure it fits in the bedroom with ample space to move around the sides.

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What size is a queen bed UK?

Queen size bed UK are 4ft wide and 6ft3 long. They require a mattress with queen size bed dimensions UK if they are to fit correctly without overlaps or gaps.

Queen size beds and mattresses are 6 inches smaller than what you find on a standard double bed. The popularity of queen size bed size UK and mattresses has risen dramatically in recent years due to their suitability for guest rooms or teens who want more space to sleep.

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Euro bed and mattress sizes

Euro Single (Twin)
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 90 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 3’0″ x 6’6″
Euro Small Double
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 120 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 4’0″ x 6’6″
Euro Double
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 140 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 4’7″ x 6’6″
Euro King
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 160 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 5’3″ x 6’6″
Euro Super King
  • Dimensions W x L (cm) 180 x 200
  • Dimensions W x L (feet) 6’0″ x 6’6″

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Euro bed sizes

What size is a euro single mattress and bed?
  • A European single bed, usually known as a twin bed, is 90cm in width and 200cm in length. This is equivalent to 3 feet wide and 6 feet 6 inches long. This means twin mattresses and beds are a little longer than their UK equivalents but the same width. As a UK e-commerce store, we don’t stock EU mattresses or beds.
What size is a euro small double mattress and beds?
  • A European small double mattress and bed is 120cm in width and 200cm in length. This is equivalent to 4 feet 0 inches by 6 feet 6 inches long. Like their UK counterparts, they’re ideal for couples with smaller bedrooms, teenagers, and those who want more sleeping area than a single bed offers. As a UK e-commerce store, We don’t stock EU small doubles.
What size is a euro double mattress and bed?
  • A European double mattress and bed is 140cm in width and 200cm in length. This is equivalent to 4 feet 7 inches wide and 6 feet 6 inches long. They’re the most popular EU bed size, offering plenty of sleeping surface without taking up too much room. As a UK e-commerce store, We don’t stock EU doubles.
What size is a euro king size mattress and bed?
  • A European king size is bed 160cm in width and 200cm in length. This is equivalent to 4 feet 7 inches in width and 6 feet 6 inches in length, making a Euro king size a little wider than a UK king size. As a UK e-commerce store, We don’t stock EU king sizes.
What size is a euro super king size mattress or bed?
  • A Euro super king bed is 180cm in length and 200cm in width. This is equivalent to 6 feet 0 inches wide and 6 feet 6 inches long in imperial dimensions. This makes them equal size as UK super kings, providing the most significant sleep space available of all beds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Single (90 x 190cm)
Small Double (120 x 190cm)
Double (135 x 190cm)
King (150 x 200cm)
Super King (180 x 200cm)
We do sales very rarely and we have no set time or period we do sales. This is because we are very competitively priced and even with our normal prices we are the best priced luxury mattress maker in the UK.
King size mattress and bed dimensions - (150 x 200cm)
3FT Single (90 x 190cm)
4FT Small Double (120 x 190cm)
4FT6 Double (135 x 190cm)
5FT King (150 x 200cm)
6FT Super King (180 x 200cm)
At Winstons Beds we only make and sell standard uk bed sizes and mattresses.
Standard divan: 5ft wide and 6ft6 long.
Standard ottoman king size bed uk: 5ft wide and 6ft6 long.
Slatted bed frame: This will vary on the bed frame design.
We recommend choosing a 40cm depth fitted sheet as it has plenty of room to encase and also to stop the corners of the sheet from turning up whilst you're asleep.
American Sizes:
Twin - 39” x 75” (3’3” x 6’3”)
Twin XL - 39” x 80” (3’3” x 6’8”)
Full - 54” x 75” (4’6” x 6’3”)
Queen - 60” x 80” (5’0” x 6’8”)
King - 76” x 80” 6’4” x 6’8”)
California King - 72” x 84” (6’0” x 7’0”)

Bed Sizes Uk:
Single - 36” x 75” (3’0” x 6’3”)
Small Double - 48” x 75” (4’0” x 6’3”)
Double - 54” x 75” (4’6” x 6’3”)
King - 60” x 78” (5’0” x 6’6”)
Super King - 72” x 78” (6’0” x 6’6”)
A UK double bed measures 4'6" x 6'3" or 135 x 190cm. This is the most common bed and mattress size amongst adults as it gives most people enough room to sleep comfortably.
The width of king size bed uk is 76 inches or 5ft wide, a king size bed is large enough to accommodate couples who share the bed with their sizable pet or children.
Single: IKEA - 90cm in width and 200cm in length

Double: IKEA - 140cm in width and 200cm in length

King: IKEA - 160cm in width and 200cm in length

Super King: IKEA - 180cm in width and 200cm in length
May people ask us what size is a queen size bed uk. A Small Double and Queen are both 4'0'' x 6'3'' or 120 x 190cm
King size mattresses and beds are 6 inches wider and 3 inches longer than standard double mattresses
A queen-sized bed is not bigger than a king-sized bed. A queen-sized bed is the same size as a small double bed. A small double bed is also known as a 3 4 bed size uk.
This will undoubtedly be an ottoman storage bed. It lifts from the front or side and therefore does not take any additional space that a standard divan bed with storage will.
Bed sizes in order uk:
Small single bed size uk - 2'6'' x 6'3'' or 75 x 190cm

Single - 3'0'' x 6'3'' or 90 x 190 cm

Small Double (Queen) - 4'0'' x 6'3'' or 120 x 190cm

Double - 4'6'' x 6'3'' or 135 x 190cm

King Size - 5'0'' x 6'6'' or 150 x 200cm

Super king size bed dimensions uk - 6'0'' x 6'6'' or 180 x 200cm
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Published: 13th June 2021 (Updated: 20th October 2021) | Katie