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  1. Our Lightweight Wool Duvets Are Now Triple Award Winners

    lightweight wool duvet triple award winning independent Best Buy 2022 best luxury duvet

    OUR LIGHTWEIGHT WOOL DUVETS ARE NOW TRIPLE AWARD WINNERS

     

    At Devon Duvets, we put a lot of love and care into every stitch of our individually handcrafted British wool duvets to ensure that our customers can sleep better. So, it’s only natural that we are very proud when we win awards!  This year is special though because the team at the Indie Best Buy Awards, which are run by The Independent, have chosen our lightweight (summer) wool duvet as Best Wool Summer Duvet for the third year running.  https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/bedroom/best-summer-weight-duvets-a6934276.html

     

    The Indie highlighted that the Devon Duvets lightweight wool duvet was beautifully handmade in Devon, using fully traceable British wool from British farmers for the filling, together with ethically sourced, unbleached 260 thread count cotton for the casing. They also said during testing they noticed it was breathable and effective at regulating their tester’s body temperature, making it ideal.

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  2. What's Your Sleep Story

    What's your sleep storyw ith Devon Duvets

    Everybody has their own Sleep Story - and we speak to customers every day about theirs. At Devon Duvets we want our customers to achieve a better quality of sleep, and this is why we put so much love and care into individually handcrafting our award-winning duvets, toppers and pillows, here in our Devon workshops.

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  3. New research shows how many women did not know wool helps menopause

    Eight out of ten women did not know wool bedding can help menopause

    New research, conducted by British Wool to mark its ‘In Bed With The Menopause’ campaign, found that 65% of women didn’t know the menopause could affect sleep until going through it. The research also looked at the wider effects of the menopause and the symptoms women were experiencing.

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  4. What is the fastest way to put on a duvet cover

    What is the fastest way to put on a duvet cover

    We’ve all been there - trying to change our duvet cover and wondering if there is an easier way. Single duvet covers are manageable, but when it comes to a King, Super King or Emperor size then it becomes far trickier - especially if you have having to do this by yourself!

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  5. Why we know every stitch of our duvets

    Luxury bedding with 100% british wool and fully sustainable

    Experiencing a great night’s sleep is important for body and soul and what you sleep under or on can have a big impact on that. At Devon Duvets we know all about duvets and that’s why we’ve made sure we know exactly what goes into ours, down to the last stitch! In fact, thanks to years of research and experience, you can say we know our duvets inside and out - and this goes back to the time when our products were just a twinkle in the minds of our founders, Dick and Pauline Beijen.

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  6. Welcome to ‘Flaming June’ and a wonderful summer!

    An Enchanting Collection Of Treehouses, Shepherds Huts & An Original American Airstream

    June is named after the goddess Juno (also known as Hera by the Ancient Greeks), the Roman goddess of marriage, children and family. It was said to be especially lucky to marry in June, when marriages would be blessed by her. June is also the month when the summer solstice falls in the northern hemisphere and the ‘longest day’ is still celebrated by many cultures.

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  7. Tucked up and away at Dittisham Hideaway with Devon Duvets

    Dittisham Hideaway Devon getaways treehouses and sheperd huts

    Dittisham Hideaway is the latest venture from hotelier and entrepreneur, Peter de Savary and his wife Lana. The collection of Treehouses, five luxury Shepherds Huts and an original, but fully renovated, 1956 American Airstream, is tucked away in magical wooded valley with meadows and a stream, in the heart of the South Devon countryside. Perfect for couples or families, Dittisham Hideaway is also dog friendly.

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  8. One important thing we all have in common

    One important thing we all have in common

    Although we are all individuals, each of us with our own life journey, talents and quirks, we all have one very important thing in common. We all need our sleep. Sleep is critical for our wellbeing – physically, mentally and emotionally and is as vital to us now as it was thousands of years ago.

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  9. Why we use BCI cotton

    Why we use BCI cotton at Devon Duvets

    Sustainability and responsible sourcing have been at the heart of Devon Duvets, since before we were even making our products, so we wanted to write a bit about the cotton fabric that we use for the casings for our 100% British wool and 100% British alpaca wool duvets.

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  10. The History of Sleep with Devon Duvets

    Historic sleep stories with Devon Duvets

    As the lyrics in Bob Dylan’s song states “Times, they are a changing” and throughout time, our sleep patterns have also changed. Historical research shows that there is a huge amount of evidence that people in Western societies used to sleep in two phases (biphasic); known as ‘first sleep’ and ‘second sleep’.

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