Close Close
Mother and Baby

The Best Nautical Nursery Buys For Boys

Choosing a theme for your baby's nursery can help tie together the decor and create a distinctive look. Our vote? Nautical is always a winner and there are plenty of buys that work. Welcome to our round up of the best for your little boy’s bedroom.

Expand Image

Paper animals, £7, National Gallery

Whale. Turtle. Octopus. All ocean animal bases are covered with this adorable craft set – make them together and place around your baby’s room.
Expand Image

Junior bed, £99.95, Mothercare

Ideal for the cot-to-bed transition, this bed is easy to assemble with a slot-together design.
Expand Image

Door plaque, £3.50, Tesco

This wooden plaque has a ship’s wheel motif and rope loop to hang it on the door. Perhaps don’t let your toddler take the whole Captain role too far at home, though…
Free Childs Farm DVD with the August issue! Expand Image Free Childs Farm DVD with the August issue!

3sprouts toy box, £40, Nubie

This fun storage unit is reinforced so it stands up when empty – and it’s roomy enough for your toddler’s toys when playtime is done.
Expand Image

Turtle toy, £6, Mamas & Papas

Looks good in the room? Check. Great for him to play with? Definitely. Gently shake this cuddly turtle to hear a little bell chime.
Expand Image

Wallpaper, £70 per roll, Hibou Home

Toddlers can channel Jack Sparrow with this pirate-inspired wallpaper – it has a timeless feel that won’t feel too babyish as he gets older.
Expand Image

Marine flag bunting, £5 per flag, Loubilou

This bunting can be personalised by spelling your child’s name out using marine signal flags.
Expand Image

Olli Ella Framed Print, £45, Nubie

Printed on cotton paper, this picture makes a great focal point for a feature wall and comes with a frame included.
Expand Image

Seaside teddy, £110, Steiff

Creators of the first teddy bear, Steiff makes this adorable denim toy with an anchor on his tummy. A real collector’s item from an iconic brand, and something your tot will always treasure.
Expand Image

Lampshade, £85, Emma Purdie at Not On The High Street

Screen-printed onto silk, this lampshade is a seriously fancy addition to your child’s nursery – but we reckon it’s worth it. Beee-autiful.
Expand Image

Swaddle blanket, £24.99, Moochic Baby

This printed range includes bedding, onesies and pyjamas as well as blankets. Choose from sea creature designs including sea horse, dolphin and turtle.
Expand Image

Blind, from £73, The Fabric Box

If you’re going for blinds instead of curtains, this blue roller option is easy to use and comes with some porthole-eque cutouts.
Expand Image

Cot bed quilt, £85, The Little White Company

A keepsake your child can hold onto for years (seriously, we took our quilt to university), this has sweet anchor, boat and life ring patches.
Expand Image

Hamper, £49, Woven Hill

Whether you’re looking to hold towels, nappies or baby bedding, this is a chic storage option that fits in well with any décor.
Expand Image

Five-piece bedding set, £99.95, Mamas & Papas

This nursery set includes a quilt, bumper, fleece blanket, curtains and tie-backs, all with an adorable ocean design. Great to give a running theme throughout the room.

Related content:


No comments have been made yet.

Subscribe to Mother&Baby!

Be the best mum you can be and let Mother & Baby guide you along the way. Each issue is jam packed with REAL advice from mums just like you. Subscribe today & get a free welcome gift!

Win £1,000 of Carpetright vouchers
Win £1,000-worth of Carpetright vouchers!

Create a fantasy world on your floor with your baby for your chance to win £1,000-worth of Carpetright vouchers!

Win an Abeille cellular blanket from Hippychick
Win an Abeille cellular blanket from Hippychick

Abeille Cellular Blankets, available fromHippychick, are delectably soft, made from 100% cotton and now available in six super-stylish colours. Click for your chance to win!

Win a year’s supply of Blueiron liquid iron supplement
Win a year’s supply of Blueiron liquid iron supplement

Blueiron is Scandinavia’s fastest-growing liquid iron supplement and has already helped thousands of women low in iron during pregnancy, breastfeeding and those with intense fitness regimes. Click for your chance to win!

Win a bumper box of Kiddylicious Super Snacks
Win a bumper box of Kiddylicious Super Snacks

Made from quinoa, lentils and chickpeas, and packed with vegetable protein, Kiddylicious Super Snacks help to keep your little ones whizzing about. Click for your chance to win!

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation calculator

Trying for a baby? Work out when you're most fertile to increase your chances of getting pregnant with our easy-to-use ovulation calculator.

Pregnant woman
Due Date Calculator

When is your baby due? If you’re having trouble remembering dates and counting up the days on your fingers and toes, don’t worry – use our due date calculator.

Get M&B in your inbox!

Sign up to Mother&Baby today and get news and advice about your body and your baby straight to your inbox every week.