Single bed, duvet & bedding size guide

Single Bedding Sizes | scooms

The three main UK single bedding sizes you need to know: 90 x 190cm is the size of a single bed, single mattress and single fitted sheet. 135 x 200cm is the size of a single duvet. 140 x 200cm is the size of a single duvet cover.

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Here's our size guide to single bedding measurements:

Single duvet cover size
140 x 200cm
53 x 79"
Single duvet size
135 x 200cm
53 x 79"
Single fitted sheet size
90 x 190cm
36 x 75"
Single flat sheet size
180 x 275cm
90 x 108"
Single mattress size
90 x 190cm
36 x 75"
Single bed size
90 x 190cm
53 x 75"
Small single bed size 75 x 190cm 30 x 75"
Long single bed size 90 x 200cm
36 x 79"
Long single duvet size 135 x 220cm 54 x 86"

BEDDING SIZE GUIDE - Here's our overall size guide for the measurements of other bedding sizes.



Single size linen bedding | scooms
Our single size linen bedding comes in three timeless colours - Calm grey, Soft pink and white, with single duvet covers, single fitted sheets and pillowcases.


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


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Our single duvet comes with 3 all season options and 3 individual tog ratings - 9 tog single, 4.5 tog single, 2.5 tog single, 13.5 tog all season single, 11.5 tog all season single and 7 tog all season single.



1. WHAT IS A SINGLE DUVET SIZE UK? - Single duvet dimensions are 135 x 200cm or 53 x 79 inches. 

2. WHAT SIZE IS A SINGLE DUVET COVER? - A single duvet cover measures 140 x 200cm or 53 x 79 inches. 

3. IS A DOUBLE DUVET TOO BIG FOR A SINGLE BED? - A standard single duvet is 135cm wide and 200cm long. A standard double duvet is 200cm wide and 200cm long, so it will be 65cm wider than a single size duvet.

4. WHAT SIZE SHEETS FIT A SINGLE BED? - A single fitted sheet is 90cm x 190cm or a single flat sheet measures 180cm x 275cm.

5. WHAT SIZE IS A SINGLE BED? - A standard single bed is 90cm x 190cm or 53" x 75".

6. WHAT SIZE IS A SMALL SINGLE BED? - A small single bed is 75cm x 190cm or 30" x 75", 15cm less wide than a standard single bed.

7. IS A TWIN BED THE SAME SIZE AS A SINGLE BED? - An American twin bed is the approximate size of a UK single bed. Alternative names for duvets in the US are comforters, quilts and duvet inserts.

8. WHAT SIZE IS SINGLE BEDDING IN CM? - A single duvet cover is 140cm x 200cm, a single fitted sheet is 90cm x 190cm and a single flat sheet is 180cm x 275cm.

9. WHAT SIZE IS SINGLE BEDDING IN INCHES? - A single duvet cover is 53" x 79", a single fitted sheet is 36" x 75" and a single flat sheet is 90" x 108".

10. WHAT SIZE IS A LONG SINGLE DUVET? - Also called extra long duvets, a long size single duvet is 135cm x 220cm or 53" x 86". Two long single duvets can be used on a King or Super king size bed as the length is equivalent, 220cm long. The width of two single duvets is approximately the same as the width of a super king duvet. Long single duvets are popular in Europe and are also the size of Ikea single bedding in the UK.


  • Single bed size is 90 x 190cm / 53 x 75 inches.
  • Single mattress size is 90 x 190cm / 36 x 75 inches.
  • Single duvet size is 135 x 200cm / 53 x 79 inches.
  • Single duvet cover size is 140 x 200cm / 53 x 79 inches.
  • Single fitted sheet size is 90 x 190cm / 36 x 75 inches.
  • Single flat sheet size is 180 x 275cm / 90 x 108 inches.
  • Single quilt size is 135 x 200cm / 53 x 79 inches.
  • Single bed dimensions are 90 x 190cm / 53 x 75 inches.





What is the size of a single bed?

A single bed is 90cm wide and 190cm long or 53 inches wide and 75 inches long.

What is the size of a single duvet?

A single duvet is 135cm x 200cm or 53" x 79".

What size duvet is best for a single bed?

A single duvet measuring 135cm x 200cm is best for a single bed. 

What size is a single duvet cover?

A single duvet cover is 140cm x 200cm or 53" x 79".

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
Double 200 x 200cm (79 x 79") 135 x 190cm
King 225 x 220cm (89 x 87") 150 x 200cm
Super king 260 x 220cm (102 x 87") 180 x 200cm 

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).

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 provide medium support. (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

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