Top 10 Best Nursery Accessories

Kitting out your baby’s bedroom has to be one of the most exciting things about expecting a new arrival. Everything is so tiny! And so cute!

However, with so many fantastic nursery accessories available these days – all of which are apparently ‘essential’ – it can feel a little overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created this list of our top 10 best nursery accessories to help you decide which pieces are worth the investment.

So, if you’re preparing to expand your family or for your little one to move into their own room, these are the finishing touches that will make the experience easier and more enjoyable – as voted by our customers.

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1. Leander Matty Changing Mat

Leander Matty Changing Mat

“Best changing mat ever! This is so sturdy, big and has such a luxurious feel to it.” – Trusted customer.

The Leander Matty Changing Mat is one of our most popular nursery accessories – for good reason!

This high-quality changing mat is comfortable, practical and stylish. The surface is designed to mimic skin, so your baby feels calm and comforted. It’s 100% waterproof (essential for any changing mat!) and easy to wipe clean.

The mat also has a slip-resistant base and raised sides to keep your little one safe and secure while you freshen them up. This clever accessory improves even the less-than-pleasant task of nappy changing – quite a feat!

2. Little Bird Told Me Lambert Infant Rocker

Little Bird Told Me Lambert Infant Rocker

“A super quality rocking (horse) sheep. The ears and tail are sensory…they crinkle when touched. A great addition!” – Trusted customer.

How could you not fall in love with Lambert?

With his woolly fleece and crinkly ears and tail – which provide a sensory experience for your little one – this lamb rocking ‘horse’ will be the perfect first best friend to your baby of 9 months+.

Functioning as both toy and décor, Lambert is a baa-rilliant addition to any nursery and would also make a fabulous gift!

3. Panda London Bamboo Mattress Protector

Panda London Bamboo Mattress Protector

“Lovely quality soft mattress protector” – Trusted customer.

A mattress protector is a true nursery essential unless you want to end up with an ominously stained cot mattress!

The Panda London Bamboo Mattress Protector is a soft, hypoallergenic, naturally antibacterial choice, perfect for your baby’s sensitive skin.

The thin waterproof layer in the middle means their mattress will be well-protected from spills, dribbles or nappy leakages!

4. Leander Organic Matty Hoodie

Leander Organic Matty Hoodie

Wrap your little one up in this Leander Organic Matty Hoodie to keep them warm and dry after bath-time or a dip in the paddling pool!

The Matty Hoody is made from 100% organic cotton and is available in 5 beautiful muted pastel colours, so there’s one to suit any nursery style.

Keep this hoody handy in your nursery – it’s one of the most useful accessories you can choose.

5. SnuzPouch Sleeping Bag 2.5 Tog in Cloud Nine

SnuzPouch Sleeping Bag 2.5 Tog in Cloud Nine

Time for a nap? The 2.5 Tog SnuzPouch Sleeping Bag is the ideal place for your bundle of joy to snuggle up to sleep.

Simply popper your little one in at bedtime and let them drift off amongst the clouds. If you need to get them out in a hurry, there’s also a zip fastening along the side of the sleeping bag.

The zip-open front panel makes it highly practical for night-time changes – there’s no need to disturb your precious slumbering dreamer while you deal with the nightmare in their nappy!

6. Kids Concept Edvin Numbered Cubes

Kids Concept Edvin Numbered Cubes

Practical accessories are all well and good, but you’ll want some fun in your nursery too!

These Kids Concept Edvin Numbered Cubes are the perfect combination of excitement and education, with numbers and animals printed on each colourful block.

Stack the 10 cubes artfully on your nursery dresser for decoration, ready for when your little one is old enough to start playing and learning (recommended for ages 1+).

7. Snuggle Me Organic Infant Lounger

Snuggle Me Organic Infant Lounger

Want to put your babe down for just a minute to give your aching arms a rest? The Snuggle Me Organic Infant Lounger is a genius nursery accessory for tired mummas!

Designed for babies under 9 months who are not yet crawling, you can place your little one in the lounger to make them feel cosy and supported during supervised relaxation or tummy time.

This luxurious lounger is made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton, non-toxic dyes and hypoallergenic fabrics. So, you can rest assured that your little one is safe while you enjoy a well-deserved cuppa!

8. Le Toy Van Petilou Rainbow Cloud Walker

Le Toy Van Petilou Rainbow Cloud Walker

“Great quality, sturdy, and beautiful – whole family loves it!” – Trusted customer.

When it’s time for baby to take their first wobbly steps, this Petilou Rainbow Cloud Walker by Le Toy Van will be there to support them – every step of the way.

The walker comes with 45 brightly-coloured blocks (all painted with non-toxic paints) that your little one will love moving, stacking and rearranging as they begin to totter around the house.

They’ll soon be no stopping them (sorry!)

9. Obaby Maya Toy Storage Unit

Obaby Maya Toy Storage Unit

Every nursery needs somewhere to store toys, books and clutter – trust us.

This Obaby Maya Toy Storage Unit offers just that, in an on-trend Scandi style, with a white body and light wooden legs.

There are 5 handy storage compartments all positioned at a low height, so your toddler will be able to put their toys away themselves (we can dream, right?)

10. Kids Concept Wooden Mobile

Kids Concept Wooden Mobile

Lastly, we recommend this stunning Kids Concept Wooden Mobile for hanging above their cot in the nursery.

This stylish mobile is made from colourful wooden discs with water-based paint and is available in orange or green.

Suspend it over your baby’s bed to help them drift off to the land of nod – or keep them occupied for a few precious extra minutes in the morning!

Found the Perfect Nursery Accessory?

Put the finishing touches to your new arrival’s room with these top-rated nursery picks. Have a question about our nursery furniture or accessories? Call us on +44 (0) 1305 231231 or email – we’d be delighted to help.


With more than 10 years’ experience in providing advice and support to parents looking for their perfect kids bed, mother of 2, Nathalie Davis is passionate about helping children develop. In her role as Director of Product Procurement at Cuckooland, Nathalie has helped thousands of parents improve their children’s sleep and sleeping habits through the beds and mattresses she sources and the articles she writes. In her spare time she teaches her Golden Retriever to be a responsible vegetarian and is often spotted sifting through clothes at her local Charity Shops.

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