Cot beds: Best Buys
A Which? Best Buy cot bed is well-constructed and durable - it shows few signs of wear and tear on the joints and slats after some pretty tough treatment in our durability tests. A Best Buy cot bed is easy to use, straightforward to assemble for the first time and has features that make it easy to adjust the height of the base as well. Find out which cot beds make the grade.
Best Buy cot beds
Cot beds, like children, come in all shapes and sizes. Trying to decide which cot bed is right for you can be daunting, as there are so many different brands, models and features to choose from.
Let us help you choose the best cot bed
Every cot bed we test must pass stringent cot bed durability tests at our laboratory to receive a Best Buy rating. They've passed user tests, where we let parents loose on them to tell us how easy they are to use. They're also easy to assemble and change the height of the cot base or turn into a bed.
Everyday features such as drop-sides work well and the bed base is easy to reach for laying your child down. Fancy features, such as under-bed storage only catch our attention if they add to the usefulness of the cot bed.
Those that don't make the grade are usually safe, but they can be awkward to assemble, less well-built, have safety information missing from their instructions or even fail some construction, durability or minor safety tests, which make them a less than perfect purchase.
We test every cot bed we recommend
Which? puts all the cot beds we review through a range of tests, so if we put our Best Buy stamp on them, you can be sure you're choosing from the best.
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