Inspire Wanderlust With a Travel-Themed Kids Bed

If you’re anything like us here at Cuckooland, family holidays are some of our favourite memories from when we were young. For many of us, they inspired a love of travel that’s lasted a lifetime.

Children who are lucky enough to travel can experience numerous benefits and boosts to their development. Travel can help kids to understand and appreciate the environment, learn about other cultures, and build strong relationships with others.

If you want to inspire wanderlust in your little ones, our travel-themed kids’ beds can help. Whatever kind of holiday your family enjoys, we’ve got the perfect bed to bring back memories of your adventures and get them excited for future trips – no passport required!

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1. Treehouse Retreat

Charlotte Kids Treehouse Bed in White
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Let your child embrace their inner Bear Grylls with this incredible Charlotte Kids Treehouse Bed.

As they climb the ladder into bed at night, they can imagine they’re anywhere from Scout Camp to ascending the trees in the Amazon jungle, ready to snooze among the sloths and jaguars.

Available in White or Grey and Beige, this bed can also be customised with paint, lights and mobiles, to make their treehouse retreat their own.

2. Van Life

Julian Bowen Campervan Bunk Bed

Surf up and sleep in!

Campervanning has exploded in popularity in recent years (thanks pandemic!) and the trend shows no sign of slowing down. We can certainly see the appeal: there’s nothing like throwing a bag in the back and hitting the open road for an ad-van-ture!

Get the kids in on the action with this van-fastic Campervan Bunk Bed from Julian Bowen. The ultimate travel-themed bed to fuel their imaginations, it even comes with a movable steering wheel and surfboard ladder – far out dudes!

3. Escape to the Country

Kids House Bed

You don’t need to go abroad to have a relaxing and restorative holiday – sometimes, all that’s needed is a little nature and fresh air.

If you’re a fan of rural escapes, this Kids House Bed could be just the thing to remind your child of their favourite family holiday in the country.

Featuring a roof, support poles and a slatted ‘picket fence’ all around, your little one will be able to make this house (bed) a home in no time. They can even invite other travellers to stay, thanks to the optional trundle drawer which slots underneath.

4. Camp Out

Mathy by Bols Kids Tent Cabin Bed with Trundle Drawer
Kids Teepee Cabin Bed by Woood

Speaking of nature, if your family loves the Great Outdoors, a kid’s tent bed might be ideal for your happy camper.

The Mathy By Bols Tent Bed comes in 26 fabulous colours and features a cloth canopy on poles that can be opened and closed, depending on whether your kid wants to cosy up or gaze at the stars.

Woood’s Teepee Cabin Bed is a stylish alternative, with open front and porthole windows. Little ones will be able to pitch up wherever they fancy, light their (very imaginary!) campfire, and feel at one with their surroundings.

5. Beach Holiday

Lifetime Ocean Life Beach House Corner Bed

‘Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, Oh I do like to be beside the sea…’

Don’t we all? Whether your water baby lives by the coast or is a city slicker, inspire their love of the sea with this Ocean Life Beach House Corner Bed by Lifetime.

Made from 100% certified-sustainable Scandinavian Pine, this fin-tastic L-shaped bed features a window in the roof and a quilted canopy patterned with sea creatures.

Accessorise with a few dolphin and turtle cushions, to ensure your little one has a whale of a time snuggling up in their sea-themed room. Fish you were here!

6. Active Adventure

Lifetime Canoe Adventure 4 in 1 Combination Bed

Canoe believe how cute this bed is?

This Lifetime Canoe Adventure Combination Bed is perfect for mini adrenaline junkies. It has a fabric roof with a compass motif and hanging leave decorations, as well as a handy panel with pockets, perfect for storing their travel essentials.

The best thing about this bed though is that it’s four adventures in one! Kids can sleep at floor level, normal bed height (under the canopy or not) or raised off the ground in a mid-sleeper bed – so it will see your little one right through their younger years.

7. Caravanning Around

Mathy by Bols Kids Caravan Bed available in 26 Colours

Just back from an amazing caravan holiday at the beach or the countryside? This Kids Caravan Bed from Mathy By Bols is a great way for globetrotting kids to continue the fun back at home!

Not only will they be able to sleep in their very own caravan every night, but this travel-themed kid’s bed is perfect for imaginative play during the day. Where will they head for their next adventure?

This enclosed bed even has an ecru cloth roof, which you can roll back to let them see the night sky, or for you to check in on your little nomad.

8. Into the Wild

Lifetime Wildlife Climb & Slide Kids Bed

Could your youngster be the next David Attenborough?

Travelling the world, filming wildlife documentaries, and raising awareness about our planet has to be one of the best jobs out there, right?

Encourage their love of nature with this Wildlife Climb & Slide Bed by Lifetime. It features a rope ladder and slide, so your little one can clamber into bed and whoosh out every morning – ready for another day of discovery!

9. Road Trip

Lifetime Road Race Kids Mid Sleeper

For many travel lovers, nothing beats a road trip. Driving or bussing around is a great way to soak up the local scenery and stumble across hidden gems.

The side panel on Lifetime’s Road Race Kids Mid Sleeper features a classic car, city and mountain-scape print, so kids can hit the road and head wherever they fancy.

To continue the travel theme, why not add a road-print rug in the space underneath the bed, to create a cosy den/play area for your little roamer?

10. Up, Up and Away!

Fantasy Hot Air Balloon Kids Bed with Storage

Finally, we couldn’t let a travel-themed kids’ bed post pass by without mentioning this one.

Children will be flying high and soaring amongst the clouds with this air-mazing Hot Air Balloon Bed by Circu.

Handmade from a combination of wood, wicker, silk, and synthetic leather, Circu’s range of one-of-a-kind kids’ beds represent the ultimate high-end luxury for VIP voyagers.

Is Your Little One Wander-Lusting After These Beds?

Not everyone gets to travel, and holidays are often over far too soon – but with one of these travel-themed kid’s beds, your little one can drift off to their dream destination every night! Want to talk about kid’s bedroom furniture? Give us a call on +44 (0) 1305 231231 or email


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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