Have you tried Wool Bedding from the Wool Room?

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When we were invited to review some wool bedding I was intrigued.  Our current bedding consists of a duck feather duvet that we bought with our wedding money ten years ago, two duck feather pillows and two memory foam pillows that hubby bought from his old work and a basic mattress protector.  Our bedding was perfectly serviceable, if I am honest the duck feather pillows had seen better days and the only real issue we had with it was that the feathers in the duvet used to all end up in the bottom half of it – nothing that a good shake wouldn’t fix.

The Wool Room sells luxury wool bedding made from the finest British wool, which is scientifically proven to improve sleep quality. In fact, research suggests wool bedding can help provide up to 25% more stage four regenerative sleep. This means you’ll wake up feeling refreshed, revitalised and ready to face the day – sounded good to me!

The Wool Room natural wool duvets are made from British wool and are naturally hypoallergenic.  Wool is nature’s miracle material – soft and durable with a built-in natural climate control, perfect for duvets.

They say:

Sleeping with a wool-filled duvet is like having your own personal air conditioning in bed. You’ll stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter – naturally. This is because wool adapts to your own body temperature whilst you sleep. If you tend to get too hot in bed, you’ll feel cooler. If you never quite feel warm enough, you’ll feel really toasty with wool. Remember – one billion sheep can’t be wrong!

We were lucky enough to be sent a king size wool mattress protector, 2 wool classic pillows and a medium weight king size wool duvet to try.

The first thing that struck me was the beautiful packaging.  All the items came in re-useable fabric bags which oozed quality and didn’t give the bedding that odd plasticy smell that you sometimes get.

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The mattress protector went on first and I was pleasantly surprised by the size of it.  The padded area covers the whole of the mattress and the fitted sheet part is large enough to tuck under the corners and side of the mattress so it won’t move.

The duvet went on next and although not as thick and fluffy as my down duvet (after a shake), the wool is evenly spaced throughout and you can see the attention to detail.  I like the fact that you can see the large diamond shapes through the duvet cover.  Last but not least were the pillows and here is where I was most surprised.  I may sound odd, but nothing beats laying on a cold pillow when you first get into bed.  I didn’t like my memory foam pillows as they always felt warm, so I had the goose feather ones and fluffed them up around me when I got into bed.  The wool ones have this cold feel and are so comfortable!!

Did we notice a difference?

Yes – I always joke that hubby is like a radiator and always got too hot previously but this bedding really does help regulate the temperature.  Hubby normally sweats around the head and neck at night and I have noticed that this has dramatically reduced and, because of its proven natural hypoallergenic properties, I have noticed that I am coughing less at night (I am mildly asthmatic) and my eczema has cleared up which used to wake me in the night as it really itched.  The pillows have a zip on them so you adjust the wool inside, taking some away or repositioning to your own taste too.

The Wool Room has a fab page with 5 reasons to buy wool bedding and why it helps you sleep better which is packed full of interesting facts about wool and by buying from them, you are supporting British farmers too!

I am such a fan of my new wool bedding I am going to invest in some more for the kids beds – anything that improves our night’s sleep and helps with allergies is a great buy.

Please do give them a follow on twitter @TheWoolRoom or a like on facebook for all their news, offers and more and they have offered my readers at fantastic 10% discount.  Just use the code M10CHELSEA at the checkout.

 

27 thoughts on “Have you tried Wool Bedding from the Wool Room?

  1. Always on the lookout for good new bedding… just hoping this isn’t too pricey as I’m liking the sound of it! x
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  2. I need to change our bedding so may consider these.
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  3. Rachel says:

    I am so intrigued by wool bedding, this is the 4th review I have read today and I feel as though am missing out x
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  4. Thats interesting that it helped regulate temperature. We have goose feather pillows, duvet and mattress protector and I can get crazy hot even on a cold night.
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  5. Oh they look perfect, my hubby sweats lots at night and quite frankly it’s horrid lol.
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  6. Mummy of Two says:

    I didn’t know you could get wool bedding and I would have assumed it would have been much warmer to sleep in. It sounds great and definitely something that would keep both me and my husband happy, I am always too hot and he is always too cold!
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  7. Oh my i love new bedding and this one looks so soft and comfortable!
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  8. Stephen says:

    I have never heard of wool bedding before, I quite like the sound of it.
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  9. Michelle says:

    I’ve never heard of wool bedding before! Their products sound great xxx
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  10. Oh this looks great, Mr Hubby is always on fire and I am always freezing x
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  11. Mina Joshi says:

    We have a continental quilt that I really love using all the year round. My husband is allergic to wool so not sure if we would be able to use this bedding.
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    • Gemma says:

      Hi Mina,

      I have just seen your comment here and wanted to come back to you. I work at The Wool Room and would love to be able to help with any questions you may have around the wool bedding.

      Thanks,
      Gemma

  12. ninjcat says:

    There is always a need to new bedding !
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  13. Louisa says:

    This is really interesting. I had never heard of wool bedding and my first thought was I bet it’s itchy, but it sounds great. My husband is pretty sweaty so this sounds ideal for us. Thanks 🙂
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  14. I haven’t heard of the Wool Room before but always on the look out for quality bedding so I will take a look – thank you for sharing x
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  15. Globalmouse says:

    Yes, we’ve just started using wool bedding and I love it – really cosy and warm for winter.
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  16. Jaime Oliver says:

    oh wow Kara we are looking at new bedding and duvets and pillows at the moment .. i will have to go and look .. Ollie is like his own independent heating system and it drives me bonkers
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  17. How interesting, never heard of wool bedding before, will definitely explore that more when I am next buying bedding.
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  18. lisa prince says:

    i am actually desperate for new bedding , i need something like this for us all x

    • Gemma says:

      Hi Lisa,

      I work for The Wool Room and wanted to come back and let you know that we offer the wool bedding in all sizes and can also customize sets for your needs.

      I hope this helps.

      Thanks,
      Gemma

  19. PinkOddy says:

    Sounds great and my husband isn’t happy with his duck feather pillow so could do with a new one.
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  20. Jen Walshaw says:

    Oh that sounds lovely. We have just spend 50 on two new pillows. A duvet is next on your list
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  21. Amy Squires says:

    Oh I’ve been thinking of buying some new bedding. My duvet is terrible and you can see the light through it! It really does look like great quality. I’ll check their website out!

  22. Emily Knight says:

    Definitely going to have to consider these – there’s so many times when I wake up in the middle of the night as I’m far too warm!
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  23. Polly says:

    oh these sound great, I’m in need of some new bedding. thanks for sharing!
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