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  1. 5 facts about beautiful British wool

    At Devon Duvets we love British wool and are committed to supporting our hard working sheep farmers. But did you know that Britian is one of the largest wool producers in the world? Read our blog to discover 5 facts about British wool.

  2. Why our newest duvet range helps protect a Devon rare breed sheep

    We're both delighted and proud to launch our new Rare Breeds range of duvets. These duvets are made with beautiful fleeces from Devon Closewool sheep and you can read more about the story behind this new range in our blog.

  3. Five reasons to be confident you have an authentic Devon Duvets wool duvet

    How do you know if you're snuggled up under an authentic Devon Duvets British wool duvet?  Apart from the superb quality, there are five sure ways of knowing you have the genuine article!  Read on to find out more...

  4. How our Quilted Wool Mattress Protector adds protection for your mattress

    Many of us use a mattress protector to help lengthen the life of our mattress, by protecting the side we sleep on from small spills and dust. However, the Devon Duvets Quilted Wool Mattress Protector does even more because it has a gentle cushioning effect that makes it extra luxurious. Read our blog to find out more.

  5. We're celebrating 15 years of Devon Duvets!

    We're very excited to be celebrating 15 years of Devon Duvets. We can't share our birthday cake with you, so we've come up with another way you can celebrate with us. Read on to discover our story...and details our special Birthday Offer!

  6. Why our award winning wool bedding is Beautifully British

    Our duvets, toppers and pillows are Beautifully British because they are 100% made in Britain. What’s more, nobody else makes them for us. We individually handcraft every single one, here in our own workshops at the edge of Dartmoor.

  7. Why we use a single breed for the wool in our British wool bedding

    At Devon Duvets we’re very proud to support British farming because British sheep flocks are amongst the best cared for in the world.  Read our blog to find out why we only use British wool to handcraft our duvets aand why we are involved in the process, every step of the way.

  8. Twelve things you might not know about sheep

    Sheep are amazing animals, producing fleeces that continually grow throughout their lives. Humans have been farming sheep for thousands of years, especially for their wool, which is a wonderful fibre. Temperature regulating and breathable, it makes the perfect fibre for clothing and bedding.

  9. Why we support British farmers by buying 100% British wool for our products

    Our thousands of happy customers know that we are committed to responsible sourcing when it comes to our wool bedding products. Some of our customers ask how we ensure that our wool comes from farms where the highest animal welfare standards are followed.

    The answer is that 100% of the wool we use is British wool and British sheep are some of the best cared for sheep in the world. In the UK, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is the government department responsible for many standards to do with environmental protection, food production and animal welfare. They exercise very strict controls over farmers and often visit unannounced to inspect animals in their care. Any farmer not considered to be upholding these standards would be banned from keeping sheep.

    Additionally, in Britain, the practice of ‘mulesing’ is a banned and illegal practice, whereas in many countries this is normal. By purchasing British wool, we are not only supporting British

  10. Why wool isn’t just for Winter

    Most of us associate wool with cold weather – and certainly our fabulous, super soft, high tog duvets are perfect for snuggling in the Winter months. However, the great thing about wool is that because it is a 100% natural material, it is breathable and therefore temperature regulating.

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