Double bed, duvet & bedding size guide

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There are two key UK double bedding sizes you need to know: 135 x 190cm is the size of a double bed, double mattress and double fitted sheet. 200 x 200cm is the size of a double duvet and double duvet cover.

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Here's our size guide to double bedding measurements:

Double duvet cover size
200 x 200cm
79 x 79"
Double duvet size
200 x 200cm
79 x 79"
Double fitted sheet size
135 x 190cm
53 x 75"
Double flat sheet size
230 x 275cm
90 x 108"
Double mattress size
135 x 190cm
53 x 75"
Double bed size
135 x 190cm
53 x 75"
Small double bed size 120 x 190cm
47 x 75"

BEDDING SIZE GUIDE - Check out our general size guide for the measurements of other bedding sizes.



Our double size linen bedding range features double duvet covers, double fitted sheets and matching pillowcases in three timeless colours - Calm grey, Soft pink and white.


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Our Egyptian cotton double size bed linen includes double duvet covers, double fitted sheets and double flat sheets with matching pillowcases in a classic white Oxford design.


Our double down duvet comes in a range of tog ratings - 9 tog double, 4.5 tog double, 2.5 tog double duvet . Plus 3 all season double options - 13.5 tog all seasons double duvet, 11.5 tog double all seasons and 7 tog double all seasons duvet.



1. WHAT ARE THE DIMENSIONS OF A SMALL DOUBLE BED? - Small double bed dimensions are 120cm wide and 190cm long. Or 48 x 35 inches. A small double bed is also known as a queen. It is essentially 15cm narrower than a full double bed.

2. WHAT IS A STANDARD DOUBLE? - A standard double is 135cm wide and 190cm long, 15cm wider than a small double. It is the most common double size bed in the UK.

3. WHAT SIZE IS A DOUBLE DUVET? - Double duvet dimensions are 200 x 200cm or 79 x 79 inches. A double size duvet will also fit a small double bed. Not many brands make small double size duvets.

4. WHAT SIZE DUVET IS BEST FOR A DOUBLE BED? - A double duvet measuring 200cm x 200cm is the best duvet size for a double bed. If you prefer a larger duvet, you could use a king size duvet, 225cm x 220cm, instead.

5. WHAT SIZE SHEET IS FOR A DOUBLE BED? - A double fitted sheet is 135cm x 190cm or a double flat sheet measures 230cm x 275cm.

6. WHAT IS THE DEPTH OF A DOUBLE MATTRESS? - Mattresses vary in depth from 6cm to over 30cm. At scooms we've made our bed sheets deep fitting - 40cm / 15.7" - to make sure that they will fit almost every mattress and most importantly so that they are easy to put onto the bed!

7. WILL A DOUBLE DUVET COVER FIT A KING SIZE DUVET? - No, it will be too small. Your duvet cover should always be a loose fit on your duvet otherwise it will squash the duvet filling, reducing its performance.

8. WHAT IS THE US SIZE EQUIVALENT FOR A DOUBLE BED? - The standard sizes for American beds and the approximate UK equivalents are King (UK Super King), Queen (UK King), Full (UK Double) and Twin (UK Single). Alternative names for duvets in the US are comforters, quilts and duvet inserts.

9. IS A TWIN DUVET THE SAME AS A DOUBLE DUVET? - No, a twin duvet is a US duvet size and varies by manufacturer. It is typically 66 - 68" width x 86 - 88" length. UK double duvet dimensions are 200cm x 200cm.


  • Double bed dimensions UK are 135 x 190cm / 90 x 86 inches.
  • Double duvet size UK is 200 x 200cm / 79 x 79 inches.
  • Double duvet cover size UK is 200 x 200cm / 79 x 79 inches.
  • Double fitted sheet size UK is 135 x 190cm / 90 x 86 inches.
  • Double flat sheet size in the UK is 230 x 275cm / 90 x 86 inches.
  • Double quilt size in the UK is 200 x 200cm / 79 x 79 inches.
  • Double bed frame dimensions are 135 x 190cm / 90 x 86 inches.
  • Double mattress dimensions in the UK are 135 x 190cm / 53 x 75 inches.





What is the size of a double bed?

A double bed is 135cm wide and 190cm long or 90 inches wide and 86 inches long.

What is the size of a double duvet?

A double duvet is 200cm x 200cm or 79" x 79".

What size duvet is best for a double bed?

A double duvet measuring 200cm x 200cm is best for a double bed. If you like lots of drape, choose a king size duvet instead.

What size is a double duvet cover?

A double duvet cover is 200cm x 200cm or 79" x 79".

Published: 3 February 2022Last modified: 2 April 2024

Bedding size guide


These are standard UK bedding measurements so if you know your mattress size, you can easily work out which duvet size you need. (Width x length.)

UK sizes Duvet size Mattress size
Single 135 x 200cm (53 x 79") 90 x 190cm (36 x 75")
Double 200 x 200cm (79 x 79") 135 x 190cm (53 x 75")
King 225 x 220cm (89 x 87") 150 x 200cm (60 x 78")
Super king 260 x 220cm (102 x 87") 180 x 200cm (72 x 78")

US/CANADA BEDDING SIZES: Approximate matches to UK sizes are US King/UK Super king, US Queen/UK King,  US Full/UK Double and US Twin/UK Single.

EUROPEAN BEDDING SIZES: Each size - Single, Double, King and Grand king - is a little larger than the UK equivalent.

Measure your mattress to see which size bedding you need: our UK v European v US mattress comparison guide.



Young children can overheat so if they are old enough to use a full size bed, we recommend using a single size 4.5 tog duvet.

 Tog rating Season / heat Feel
2.5 tog High summer / hot sleepers Light thermal insulation
4.5 tog Summer Lower thermal insulation
9 tog Spring & Autumn Cosy medium heat
All season 13.5 tog 4.5 tog + 9 tog Very warm
All season 11.5 tog 2.5 tog + 9 tog Warm
All season 7 tog 2.5 tog + 4.5 tog Lower warmth



Our goose down duvets have high 700 fill power. Fill weight is measured in GSM (grams per square metre). For example view our 9 tog king size goose down duvet for more duvet details.

Fill weight (not total duvet weight)
Single All seasons - 788gsm
9 tog - 486gsm 
4.5 tog - 302gsm 
2.5 tog - 220gsm
Double All seasons - 1168gsm
9 tog - 720gsm
4.5 tog - 448gsm
2.5 tog - 320gsm
King All seasons - 1478gsm
9 tog - 911gsm
4.5 tog - 567gsm
2.5 tog - 400gsm
Super king All seasons - 1671gsm
9 tog - 1030gsm
4.5 tog - 641gsm
2.5 tog - 480gsm



Our pillows come in two sizes and two firmness options. (Width x length.)

Standard  50 x 75cm
King 50 x 90cm



Our fitted sheets are deep fit, up to 40cm / 15.7" mattress depth. And our duvet covers fasten with large, easy to use buttons. (Width x length.)

Duvet cover Fitted sheet Flat sheet Pillowcase (pair)
Single 140 x 200cm 90 x 190cm 180 x 275cm
Double 200 x 200cm 135 x 190cm 230 x 275cm 50 x 75cm (Standard)
King 230 x 220cm 150 x 200cm 275 x 275cm 50 x 90cm (King)
Super king 260 x 220cm 180 x 200cm 305 x 275cm



Our mattress protectors are deep fit, up to 40cm mattress depth. Choose the same size protector as your mattress size. (Width x length.)

Mattress protector size Mattress size
Single 90 x 190cm 90 x 190cm
Double 135 x 190cm 135 x 190cm
King 150 x 200cm 150 x 200cm
Super king 180 x 200cm 180 x 200cm 


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