Last Updated on June 27, 2021 by Sarah Wright
If your child wants to experience a fairy tale or an adventure every night he or she goes to bed, then buying a canopy bed will be a perfect idea. You’ll be able to find a wide variety of house or teepee bed frames that can be easily decorated with a canopy, buntings, fairy lights, or any other accessory and it will be transformed into the perfect fairy tale bed. No matter if you’re shopping for a girl’s or boy’s bedroom, a canopy bed will bring a smile to your child’s face. Also, a canopy bed can be used as a sleeping area, for reading or as a playhouse. If you’re shopping for a girl, you can also check out our picks of the best kids four poster beds.
To save you some time, we’ve made a list of our favourite canopy beds that can be bought online. All of these come with slats included, so you just need to add a mattress and your child will be all set. The slats ensure that the mattress is lifted several centimeters above the floor, and allow for air to circulate below the mattress. In the list below, all the beds either fit a single UK mattress size (190cm x 90cm) or European single mattress size (200cm x 90cm) which is slightly longer.
1. Scarlett Single Tent Bed, by Harriet Bee
Your child will absolutely love this beautiful teepee style canopy bed. It’s perfect for sleeping, reading, or can also be used as a playhouse area. It’s made of solid wood and comes with 12 months warranty. When purchasing the bed, you also have the option to buy a mattress together as a bundle. The bed fits a single size mattress.
Price: £120.59 (from Wayfair, image source and retailer)
2. Kaylee Single House Bed, by Harriet Bee
The Kaylee bed has a beautiful house frame design, that will look gorgeous when decorated. The bed is made of solid wood, and is available in white or pine colour. It has 12 months warranty and you have the option to buy a mattress together – you can choose between four mattress options (budget spring, memory foam, single sprung, or pocket sprung memory foam).
Price: £139.49 (from Wayfair, image source and retailer)
3. Dweezil Bed Frame, by Harriet Bee
If you’re looking to buy a grey house bed, then look no more. This is your classic single size house bed frame, that’s low to the ground, has a simple and clean design and is available in grey or white. This is perfect if you’re looking to create a neutral colour kids bedroom. It’s made of solid wood and has 1 year product warranty.
Price: £149.99 (from Wayfair, image source and retailer)
4. Jansen Scandinavian Single Bed Frame, by Noa and Nani
This bed is different from all the rest because it’s elevated above the ground (there is 23cm clearance between the bed and ground). If you have an older child or teenager who wants to sleep on a real bed but still wants to add a touch of adventure to bedtime, this is a great option. It’s made of solid pine, and comes in white or grey. Fits singe size mattress 190cm x 90cm (not included).
Price: £149 (from Noa and Nani, image source and retailer)
5. Dusti Raine Bed Frame, by Harriet Bee
Another cool looking canopy bed, that resembles a teepee. It’s low to the grown and has a headboard and footboard, making it perfect for sleeping. It comes with 1 year warranty, it’s made of solid wood and fits a single size mattress.
Price: £174.99 (from Wayfair, image source and retailer)
6. Elisha Single House Bed, by Harriet Bee
This is a solid pine wood house bed, that would be perfect for a boy or a girl. It’s low to the ground so your kid can easily get in and out of bed. It comes with 1 year product warranty, and is available in white or pine.
Price: £175.99 from Wayfair (image source and retailer)
7. Alisa European Single Canopy Bed, by Isabelle & Max
This is a super fabulous teepee style canopy bed with a fabric curtain on one side. Your kid will look forward to night time from now on and will dream about amazing adventures every night. It comes with 2 year product warranty, and fits an European single size mattress: 90cm x 200cm (not included).
Price: £216.99 (from Wayfair, image source and retailer)
8. Tery House Bed with Guard Rail, by Benlemi
This is the ultimate customisable canopy bed, that can be transformed into any parent’s and child’s dream bed. First you have the option to choose from 8 colours: white, black, grey, natural, pink, pastel green, transparent wax finish, and turquoise. For just £22 you can buy additional legs that will raise the bed further off the ground by 20cm. They can be easily screwed to the existing bed (no tools or difficult assembly is required). Another reason why you might want to consider the legs, is because they can be paired with a trundle drawer which can be used for additional storage, or you can also add a mattress to the trundle and use it as a pull out bed. Which is perfect for kid’s sleepovers and guests! The trundle drawer can be added as an extra for £226. The bed comes with a bed guard for added safety and is made from responsibly sourced spruce wood.
Price: £379 (from Cuckooland, image source and retailer)
The prices mentioned in this post were last updated on December, 2019. For up to date prices, please click on the link of each product.
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