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Mattresses: Choosing the best type of mattress

  • Buy the right mattress for your bed with our expert mattress buying tips
  • Foam mattress, memory mattress, pocket sprung mattress...the different types explained
  • What to look for when shopping for a new bed mattress

What's in this guide

Find the perfect bed mattress

Mattress types explained, including memory foam, pocket sprung, and foam. Contains video

Memory foam mattresses

Should you buy a memory foam mattress? We explain what you need to know.

Mattress features

The lowdown on features to look out for when buying a new bed mattress. 

How to buy a new bed mattress

Our expert mattress buying tips guide you through choosing the best mattress for your needs.

Looking after your mattress

A good mattress can last eight to 10 years. Follow these steps to ensure your mattress lasts.