7 of the best strollers, from lightweight to budget buy

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Strollers are invaluable when it comes to getting out and about with your baby; lightweight and foldable, they make holidays, days out and even popping to the shops activities you can do with ease. But which stroller is right for you and your little one? There are so many on the market it can be a minefield out there trying to decide which to snap up. So, we’ve gone ahead and done the research so you don’t have to, and picked out the best baby strollers around, from budget superstars to extra lightweight models. Happy strolling!

Little Bird by Jools Oliver Roll Stroller

Best for: Easy transportation 

Price: £140

Where to buy it: Mothercare

Why we love it: 

  • Lightweight frame with compact umbrella fold
  • 360° lockable front swivel wheels with rear brake
  • Extendable hood with sun visor and ventilated panel
  • One-hand, 4-position seat recline
  • Storage pocket and shopping basket
  • Carry strap for easy transport

This super lightweight stroller is suitable for babies from birth to approximately three years old. It has padded chest and crotch pads for comfort and support, plus lockable front swivel wheels making for a smooth ride across all terrains. There’s also a carry handle so you can transport it easily when your hands are full (which let’s face it, is pretty much always).

Cuggl Larch Stroller with Hood

Best for: If you’re on a budget

Price: £36.99

Where to buy it: Argos

Why we love it:

  • Fixed recline positions
  • 5 point harness
  • Lockable front swivel wheels
  • Dual wheel suspension

The Cuggl stroller is perfect for days when the sun’s shining. Complete with a hood to protect your baby, 5-point harness and linked breaks, it’s the perfect stroller for busy parents on the go. The whole stroller folds up easily, making it perfect for popping in the car boot without taking up too much space, and  it’s an absolute bargain at just £19.99!

Quinny yezz air stroller

Best for: It’s super lightweight 

Price: £199

Where to buy it: Mothercare

Why we love it:

  • Feather light, weighing in at only 5.7kg
  • High-tech 3D knit technology
  • Reversible sun canopy with eye-catching colour options
  • Lightweight frame with shoulder strap  

Weighing in at just 5.7kg, this stroller features a lightweight frame complete with stand and shoulder strap, making it a breeze to carry while having both hands free – perfect for parents living in the city or travelling on public transport or airplanes. It also features a pretty bold design, meaning you and your little one score style points too!

Dreamiie by Samantha Faiers MBX6 Wave Pushchair

Best for: Style

Price: £159.99

Where to buy it: Mothercare

Why we love it:

  • suitable from birth to maximum 15kg
  • lightweight & strong aluminium chassis
  • easy fold technology
  • extendable 3 position canopy
  • padded removable front bar
  • large storage basket
  • reclinable seat for varying seating positions
  • padded 5 point safety harness

Designed by TOWIE’s Sam Faiers, this gorgeous looking pushchair is perfect for making the street your catwalk. Not only is it super lightweight , weighing in at a miniscule 6kg, the MBX6 also boasts a one-handed quick fold mechanism so you can get it assembled  extra easily. Sold!

Joie Nitro LX Stroller

Best for: Value

Price: £99.99

Where to buy it: John Lewis & Partners

Why we love it:

  • Multi-position flexible comfort recline
  • Tested beyond the standard weight capacity to hold up to 22.5kgs
  • Spacious shopping basket
  • Removable fabric covered bumper bar that folds with stroller
  • Suitable from birth with flat reclining seat
  • Convenient carry handle
  • Calf support gives two comfy options
  • Ergonomic foam handles

Practical and lightweight, this stroller is a great choice for mums and dads on the move, and with its large umbrella hood it’ll protect your baby come rain or shine. Other features include a one-hand easy compact fold, lockable swivel wheels and an all-round front and back suspension meaning your little one will be in for a smooth and comfortable ride at all times. All this for just under £100 makes for a bargainous stroller.

Silver Cross Pop Pushchair

Best for: Comfort

Price: £190

Where to buy it: Boots

Why we love it:

  • Light yet robust
  • Best-in-class seat recline 
  • Suitable from birth to 25kg
  • Roomy seat with a tall backrest and adjustable calf rest
  • Fully extendable ventilated hood offers UPF50+ protection

With its roomy seat, tall backrest, adjustable calf rest and best-in-class seat recline, this pushchair will ensure utmost comfort for your baby. Mum isn’t forgotten about though, as the chair also features soft touch handles for easy and comfortable pushing, plus colour coordinated details. Add in the fact that it has a fully extendable hood offering UPF50+ protection and it all makes for a pretty perfect pushchair.

Mamas & Papas® Signature Edition Ocarro Pushchair

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Best for: Overall quality

Price: £849

Where to buy it: Next

Why we love it:

  • Dual suspension provides robust support on all terrain
  • The large, plush seat offers baby ultimate comfort on the go
  • The one hand fold is quick, easy and compact
  • Extendable hood

If you want the best in the business, the Ocarro is definitely the pushchair for you. Its extra large wheels make it suitable for any and all terrains, maintaining a smooth experience for both baby and parent, whether you’re visiting the city, the park or playground. The Ocarro is not only stylish with a slick black and gold design, it also features dual suspension, a plush seat, extendable hood and one hand fold element. Worth the money, if you ask us!

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