Blankets UK 2021: The best blankets to keep you warm and cosy during autumn and winter

The nights are drawing in and the temperature is dropping, so it’s time to get cosy and warm under blankets in our homes again

Blankets for winter 2021

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Blankets are a great addition to your living room or your bedroom; they look great draped over the back of your sofa or placed neatly on the end of your bed and add extra texture warmth and colour.

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That also means that they can be handy and easy to grab when you feel a chill and need an extra layer to help you warm up, or just want to feel extra cosy while you’re watching a film.

Here are 11 of the best blankets available to buy right now, including a variety of prices, colours and materials - so there’s something for everyone and every house.

If you’re looking for more inspiration of how to make your bedroom look its best then check out our guide to how to decorate your bedroom.

Or, if your living room needs livening up then take a look at our how to decorate your living room guide.

The Little Tailor Chunky Knit Cotton Blanket

The Little Tailor Chunky Knit Cotton Blanket

With soft fleece lining, this blanket is perfect for cuddles with the little ones. Designed with a chunk knit and spun from soft cotton for your little one can snuggle into, this sumptuously soft and cosy blanket is a baby essential. But mum and dad can also use it to get cosy too.

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Supersoft Faux Fur Throw

Supersoft Faux Fur Throw

Bring a touch of luxury to your living space with this faux fur throw. Made with super soft and snuggly material for extra cosiness.

Available in two sizes, small (£25) or large (£39.50).

Available in six colours; silver grey, charcoal, ivory, cranberry, blush and navy.

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Lyra Throw

Lyra Throw

Cosy up with this wonderfully relaxed pure-cotton throw. Knitted using a beautiful moss stitch, it has a springy feel and beautifully soft finish.

A truly versatile piece for the bed, or to use downstairs.

Available in three colours; mink (pictured), petal and silver grey.

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Longwool Sheepskin Throw

Longwool Sheepskin Throw

This striking mink throw feels just as beautiful as it looks.

It might have a higher price tag, but that’s because of the superior quality of the material it’s made from.

Plus, you can guarantee you will be able to use it to keep you warm and cosy for many years to come, so it’s really an investment.

Made from a luxury deep pile, this unbeatably soft sheepskin throw has a wonderful long texture and lovely drape, perfect for layering on the bed and snuggling up in on cooler days.

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The Cloverlane Weighted Blanket

The Cloverlane Weighted Blanket

This natural weighted is crafted in Portugal using organic cotton to provide you with a better, natural sleep.

This unique blanket is made without any chemical or dyes which is better for you and the environment.

It comes to you in a heavy cotton bag for storage when not use.

Was £200, now £130.

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Mink Faux Fur Blanket

Mink Faux Fur Blanket

Add a touch of cosiness to your sofa, armchair or bed with this faux fur throw from Wayfair basics.

It has the softness and inviting feeling of fur, but it is made from durable, machine-washable 100% polyester.

Available in two sizes and 14 colours, with prices starting from £11.22.

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Cuddly Throw

Cuddly Throw

Keep warm when it’s cold outside with this stylish, soft throw.

Cozy and luxurious, this blanket is the perfect autumn/winter accessory. Layer up with contrasting textures for an eclectic look.

Available in seven colours including blush (pictured), candy, cream and charcoal.

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Silentnight Adult Weighted Blanket

Silentnight Adult Weighted Blanket

This weighted blanket helps to relax the nervous system giving the gentle sensation of being hugged which eases anxiety, stress and encourages deep and restful sleep.

Wrapping yourself in the blanket increases happy hormones and at the same time decreases stress hormones to improve your mood, ensuring you fall asleep feeling content and happy.

The blanket is filled with tiny glass beads that offer comforting pressure to your body.

The blanket can be spot cleaned and it is hypoallergenic. It weighs 9kg and should be approximately 10% of the user’s body weight.

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Argos Home Super Soft Fleece Throw

Argos Home Super Soft Fleece Throw

The ultimate companion to your next boxset binge, this fleece throw is perfect for snuggling up on the sofa and getting cosy.

This strokably soft fleece throw is also handy to keep around in case of impromptu naps. Washing machine and tumble dryer friendly, it’s a huggable household must-have - and for a bargain price too.

Available in five colours, including grey (pictured), pink and yellow.

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Habitat Skandi Block Throw - Multicoloured

Habitat Skandi Block Throw - Multicoloured

Make a home comfort zone with this multi-coloured black.

It’s a textured chunky knit throw, soft to handle and perfect to add a little luxury to your day.

The warm-toned, powdery colour makes it easy to co-ordinate and match with your existing decor.

Made of 100% acrylic yarn, it is machine washable so keeping it fresh and looking good is easy.

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Me to You Hooded Blanket

Me to You Hooded Blanket

This Me to You Hooded Blanket is perfect for teddy bear lovers to snuggle up with.

Featuring a cute teddy face on the hood with ears, it comes with little pockets to keep your hands warm too.

The blanket is grey with a cream lining and made from a super soft fleece material.

It’s also machine washable so it’s easy to keep clean. This blanket makes a great gift or a treat for yourself.

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