A pushchair is one of the most important parenting products you'll buy in the early days, and we take them very seriously indeed. This year our testers and judges tried dozens of different models across a record-breaking 11 categories. Whether you're looking for a does-it-all travel system with everything you could ever need for a newborn, a nippy little lightweight buggy or a rugged off-roader, we've got you covered, and have rigorously trialled and tested these buggies in a range of environments.

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All the pushchairs you see here have been tested with children of the right age: we recruited new parents, twin parents, those with a baby and a toddler and everyone in between to put every iteration of each buggy through its paces on different terrains across the UK. We combined the experiences of our parent testers with our own editorial judging feedback, industry knowledge and expertise to come up with the winners you see here, which really do represent the best of the best across all pushchair categories. From innovative running buggies to a motorised pram, keep reading for 2022's top pushchair products.

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Key features we tested/judged: Suitability from birth, adaptability, weight, ease of use, manoeuvrability, fold, value, design, quality, extra features, suitability to use in lie-flat position

Gold – Joie Signature finiti pushchair and Ramble carrycot, from £400

Joie Signature Finiti Pushchair And Ramble Carrycot
A great product! Stylish, good quality, great features and definitely value for money
Parent tester Nicola, who tested this with their 2-month-old baby and 3-year-old toddler

Why it’s a winner: Offering a lot more than you’d expect from the budget-friendly price, this pushchair and carrycot package stood out as an excellent all-rounder for everyday use. Quick and easy to set-up, our parent tester Nicola, who tried the finiti with their 2-month-old baby and toddler, said she “loved how easy it was to fold and unfold” and found it a breeze to lift and carry, thanks to the carry handle. Navigating kerbs with ease, the finiti manoeuvred around town effortlessly, and could “even be pushed one-handed, with a toddler standing on a buggy board” according to parent tester and mum-of-2 Danielle.

In the words of parent tester Danielle, who tested this with their newborn baby and 2 year old: “The finiti is lovely to look at and feels high quality with a good neutral finish. I like the storage basket underneath the pram, which is a great size, and the additional bag it comes with is handy to store things like keys, nappies and wipes for easy access.”

Buy from: Mamas & Papas and Boots

Silver – Out ‘n’ About GT, £429 (plus £149.95 for the Nipper carrycot)

Out 'n' About GT

Why it’s a winner: Tackling all kinds of terrain with ease, this nippy pushchair was just at home on pavements as it was on rough ground – even forest walks were no problem for the Out ‘n’ About GT. Our mums were impressed with how easy it was to push and steer, with parent tester Chloe, declaring it “the smoothest pushchair I’ve pushed”. It was easy to fold one-handed, intuitive to use and simple to switch between carrycot and seat modes. The extra seat liner was a welcome touch for when one was in the wash, as was the large hood, ideal for protection against the rain and sun.

In the words of parent tester Chloe, who tested this with their newborn baby and 2 year old: “The wheels are fantastic for different terrains, the materials used feel strong and are easily wiped clean. The GT is really versatile, works for my newborn and toddler and it has enabled us to go further afield with both of our children.”

Buy from: Amazon and Out 'n' About

Bronze – BabyStyle Oyster Zero Gravity, £299 (plus £179 for Oyster3 carrycot)

BabyStyle Oyster Zero Gravity

Why it’s a winner: This budget pushchair got the seal of approval from our testers for how well it handled uneven terrain,. Parent tester Jo, who used the Oyster Zero Gravity with their 1-month-old baby, commented that it held up well even “along a pot-hole ridden path”. Despite weighing a relatively lightweight 8.5kg, our testers agreed this stroller felt sturdy and was built to last, while its stylish and sleek appearance defied its affordable price tag. Folding down to a nicely compact size, our mums felt it was also a great choice for people with little storage space or a small car.

In the words of parent tester Katie, who tested this with their newborn baby and 23 month old: “Considering the price, the Oyster Zero Gravity really delivers with features such as the extra-large hood, suspension and sleek design. It’s a dream to push and light enough to lift even while recovering from a c-section.”

Buy from: Amazon, Uber Kids and Baby Planet

Shortlisted: Didofy Cosmos Bloom


Key features we tested/judged: Suitability from birth, adaptability, weight, ease of use, manoeuvrability, fold, value, design, quality, extra features, suitability to use in lie-flat position

Gold — Bugaboo Fox 3 pushchair and carrycot, £1,045

Bugaboo Fox 3
Smooth and effortless to push, it’s a delight to use
Parent tester Bex, who tested this with their 4 month old

Why it’s a winner: This stylish offering from iconic brand Bugaboo ticked all our panel's boxes on judging day, scoring highly for both looks and performance. The advanced suspension and large puncture-proof tyres mean the Fox 3 can tackle all types of ground with ease, with our home testers praising the pushchair for “gilding smoothly over even the bumpiest of terrains” with minimal effort. Our testers were fans of the intuitive fold, with all trigger buttons in white for ease of use, and loved how it can fold with the carrycot attached. Lightweight and with a relatively compact fold, it’s a great all-rounder that our parent tester, Cher, mum of one, said pushed and steered “like a dream”.

In the words of parent tester Bex, who tested this with their 4 month old: “The Fox 3 is easy to manoeuvre even on uneven ground. I live in the countryside and often wander off-road on walks, and it didn’t struggle at all. Even when I was walking up a hill with a coffee in one hand, pushing was easy and I felt in complete control.”

Buy from: Bugaboo, Boots and John Lewis

Silver — Mamas & Papas Ocarro, from £849 (plus £199 for carrycot)

Mamas & Papas Ocarro Pushchair

Why it’s a winner: Premium fabrics and user-friendly features were some of the features that helped the Ocarro impress our panel. “Well-made, solid and very classy; I can definitely tell from the fabric and materials used that this is very good quality,” commented parent tester Sybil, after trying it out with their 4-month-old baby. The luxe padding on the seat, headrest and straps won our testers over, as did the super-cosy carrycot and mattress. Tests showed it performs well on both rough terrain and pavements, with parents finding the Ocarro feels sturdy, and “moves around with ease, even with a buggy board attached”. The extendable hood, adjustable handlebar and “wonderfully large” storage basket also got the thumbs up from our testers.

In the words of parent tester Davina, who tested this with their 5 month old: “I honestly can’t fault the Ocarro for comfort and I love how it’s classically stylish. It’s built to last, so it’s a great option if you’re thinking of having more children in the future.”

Buy from: Mamas & Papas, Very and Baby Planet

Bronze – Cybex e-Priam, from £1,239.90 (plus £299.95 for the Lux carrycot or £134.95 for the Lite cot)

Cybex E-Priam

Why it’s a winner: This forward-thinking pushchair has been designed to make a parent’s life that bit easier, with testers won over by the electric assist motor which kicks in when pushing uphill, and the useful self-rocking function. "We regularly visit our local zoo which is extremely hilly and can be very steep in parts," said parent tester Fern, mum of a 2-month-old baby and toddler. "With a toddler in tow as well, this pram is a godsend." Our mums also rated the extendable hood, which gave great coverage, and the carrycot, which Fern described as “pure luxury and so cosy for a baby”.

In the words of parent tester Oana, who tested this with their 3 month old: “It’s not a simple pram, it’s the pram! The e-Priam has so many useful features, especially how the sensors monitor the terrain and kick in exactly when you need it to – it’s such a smart system.”

Buy from: John Lewis and Baby Planet

Shortlisted: Babylimo V1


Key features we tested/judged: Quality and features of buggy and car seat, ease of use (including switching between car seat and carrycot), push, fold, weight, style, value and accessories

Gold – My Babiie Dani Dyer Rose Gold Giraffe Travel System, £369.99

My Babiie Dani Dyer Rose Gold Giraffe Travel System

Comprising: Pushchair, carrycot, Group 0+ car seat, raincover

The design is amazing, and it’s so well made; I’m so impressed by the fantastic price
Parent tester Rebecca, who tested this with their 4 month old

Why it’s a winner: With its eye-catching giraffe print and stylish rose gold frame, this is a travel system guaranteed to turn heads. Praised for being “lightweight, compact and extremely easy to set up”, this affordable system has all you need to take you from newborn to toddler. Our testers liked the seat recline function, spacious shopping basket and the large extendable hood. Parent tester Abi, who tried the travel system with their 4 month old, said “the hood offered great shade to block out the sun for naps”. It definitely ticked the comfort box, with our little baby testers regularly falling asleep as soon as they were inside, while our mums rated how easy the car seat and carrycot were to clip on and off.

In the words of parent tester Abi, who tested this with their 4-month-old baby and toddler: “I was impressed by how well the buggy handled cobbled pavements, with both my baby and toddler, with minimal shaking and rattling of the seat and chassis. I also love the compact fold and how easy it is to carry in and out of the house and car boot.”

Buy from: Very and Kiddies Kingdom

Silver – Mee-go Milano Plus Travel System Package, £799

Mee-go Milano Plus Travel System Package

Comprising: Pushchair, carrycot, Group 0+ car seat, changing bag, raincover, insect net, handmuffs, footmuff, changing mat, cup holder

Why it’s a winner: Described by parent tester Becky, mum of a 1-month-old baby, as “a brilliant travel system with everything you can possible think of included”, this comprehensive set really does offer a fabulous set of matching accessories in one inclusive price. The Milano was hailed as “a dream to push” with one tester even rating how well it pushed over sand, thanks to the sprung loaded chassis, adjustable suspension and puncture-proof wheels. With a modern and stylish design, both the carrycot and car seat were praised by our testers as “soft and comfortable” for their young babies.

In the words of parent tester Jennifer, who tested this with their 3 month old: “The Mee-go gives a really smooth ride, is light and responsive and very easy to steer, even with one hand. I love the little extras, like the handmuffs, the zipped pocket in the hood and the loop for hanging a toy from the carrycot hood.”

Buy from: Kiddies Kingdom and Baby Planet

Bronze – Graco Near2Me Travel System Bundle, £320

Near2Me Travel System Bundle

Comprising: Near2Me pushchair, Near2Me carrycot, SnugEssentials i-Size infant car seat, footmuff, raincover

Why it’s a winner: You wouldn’t usually expect innovative functions at such a low price-point, but the Near2Me pushchair boasts a fancy seat sliding mechanism to bring your baby closer to you when out and about. Incredibly easy to set up, even without the instructions, our testers agreed it offered great value for money. Straightforward to fold with two hands, it’s light to carry, with our parent tester Nikki adding she felt “comfortable folding and lifting it in and out of the car, 4 weeks post c-section”. Our testers rated the fabric which felt more high-end than the price suggests, as well as the large hood and the large basket.

In the words of parent tester Nikki, who tested this with their newborn: “With the seat on the highest setting the storage space is huge – I could probably fit my toddler in there! The carrycot seemed very comfortable for my newborn and the mattress felt thicker than others we’ve used.”

Buy from: Graco

Shortlisted: Kinderkraft B-tour


Key features we tested/judged: Quality and features of buggy and car seat, ease of use (including switching between car seat and carrycot), push, fold, weight, style, value and accessories

Joint Gold – Maxi-Cosi Adorra Luxe, £899

Maxi-Cosi Adorra Luxe

Comprising: Adorra Luxe pushchair, Pebble Pro Luxe car seat, Oria Luxe carrycot, 2-in-1 Luxe footmuff

Easy to assemble, easy to swap between attachments and easy to get your baby in and out
Parent tester Amy, who tested this with their 2 month old and 2 year old

Why it’s a winner: A top choice for travelling in style, the Adorra Luxe travel system won over our testers with the “luxurious quality” and “soft feel of the fabrics” used. The lightweight pushchair was easy to push and gave a very smooth ride, even on bumpy, steep and muddy trails. The car seat was a huge hit, offering excellent levels of comfort thanks to the newborn insert, as well as innovative features such as the magnetic buckles. The large basket also scored highly, with home tester Bethany explaining, “It's an absolutely fantastic space for when you’re out shopping with your little one.”

In the words of parent tester Amy, who tested this with their 2 month old and 2 year old: “I’m really happy with the soft, luxe fabrics and our baby looks really comfortable and happy in the car seat, carrycot and pushchair. I love that the footmuff is soft but durable – and easy to wipe clean!”

Buy from: Pramworld and Olivers BabyCare

Joint Gold – Inglesina Electa, £1,099

Inglesina Electa

Comprising: Electa pushchair, carrycot and stand, Darwin Group 0+ car seat, i-Size base, footmuff, cup holder

They’ve thought through all the little things that make life easier for a busy mum
Parent tester Naomi, who tested this with their 1 month old

Why it’s a winner: This premium travel system wowed with its parent-friendly features (we loved the notches on the handlebar to stop your bag sliding down) and high-end look, but where it really impressed was with its light weight (8.7kg) and compact fold. An excellent choice for urban families, parent tester Naomi commented, “I was able to fold it one handed, while carrying a baby in a carrier and a toddler in the other hand, which was brilliant for navigating the tube.” The basket is a great size, fitting in one of our tester's baby change backpack, spare blanket, three emergency cuddly teddies and a packed lunch. Important additional extras such as the Isofix base and carrycot stand make this package well worth the money.

In the words of parent tester Kate, who tested this with their newborn and 2 year old: “The Inglesina has an excellent folding mechanism and easily fits in the boot of our standard size car. It’s stylish and modern, and both the carrycot and car seat feel extremely comfortable. At 5’ 2” I found the adjustable handlebar a handy feature too.”

Buy from: Paul Stride and Kaleidoscope Babycare

Silver – Cybex Priam Travel System, from £1,439

CYBEX PRIAM Travel System

Comprising: Priam pushchair, Lux carrycot, Cloud Z Group 0+ car seat, raincover, adapters

Why it’s a winner: As you’d expect from a trusted brand like Cybex, this travel system is packed with safety features – including the clear red and green indicators to let you know the car seat is in place – which scored highly with our testers. Plus the Cloud Z car seat rotates and reclines to near lie-flat, and manages to feel “spacious but snug at the same time”. The Priam’s all-wheel suspension provided a really comfortable ride, with home tester Elizabeth, who tested the Priam with their newborn, commenting that the one-handed steering was the best she’d ever used.

In the words of parent tester Lucy, who tested this with their 3 month old: “The steering is light – I can do it one-handed while holding hands with my 2 year old. The chrome chassis is beautiful, along with the leather handle, it really does feel like you're pushing along a luxury item.”

Buy from: Baby Centre and Natural Baby Shower

Joint Bronze – Venicci Tinum Special Edition Black, £859

Venicci Tinum Special Edition Black

Comprising: Pushchair, carrycot, Group 0+ car seat, bag, footmuff, changing mat, raincover, mosquito net, car seat adapters

Why it’s a winner: This bumper 10-piece system includes all the accessories you need to keep your baby comfortable all year round. Praised for being versatile, our testers felt the Tinum did a great job of “handling various terrains, whilst looking stylish at the same time”. The quilted fabric and rose gold hardware add a luxurious look, so much so, one tester was stopped and asked where the pushchair was from. As well as good looks it boasts a large and spacious carrycot with a soft mattress, extendable hood and panoramic ventilation system to keep your baby cool in warmer months. Both the pushchair and car seat are lightweight, and the pushchair has a compact fold, making it easy to store.

In the words of parent tester Aimee, who tested this with their 2 month old: “I am really impressed with how smooth the Tinum is to push. I tested it on a very stony and bumpy trail, and it handled it with ease. I also love the adjustable height handle, which is quilted and comfy to hold.”

Buy from: Venicci and Baby Planet

Joint Bronze – Noordi Luno All Trails, £1,049

Luno All Trails By NOORDI

Comprising: Pushchair, carrycot, Group 0+ car seat, mattress, carrycot apron, seat footmuff, shopping basket, cup holder, backpack, raincover, mosquito net

Why it’s a winner: As well as having encouraging eco-credentials, such as using recycled materials and using solar power during manufacturing, the robust Luno All Trails by Scandinavian brand Noordi impressed as an all-terrain travel system. Our testers found it was great for “pushing across gravel, grass and on pavements” and felt the one-handed steering was very easy. They also found the pushchair simple to fold and unfold. The car seat can be fitted using an Isofix base or your car’s seat belt, while clever touches such as the magnetic seat buckle, ThermoCot and peekaboo window in the carrycot scored well.

In the words of parent tester Megan, who tested this with their 1-month-old baby and toddler: “The adjustable handle height is great – my husband is 6’ 4” and I am a foot shorter, so it fits the bill! The pram feels robust yet stylish, giving a smooth, comfy ride for my baby while looking good to push.”

Buy from: Johnston Prams, Samuel Johnston and Kiddies Kingdom

Shortlisted: Recaro Celona, Babylimo V1


Key features we tested/judged: Size of fold, ease of fold, ease of pushing and steering, quality of design and value

Gold – Chicco Goody Plus, £199

Chicco Goody Plus
I really love this stroller! It's so light and easy to pick up and carry when folded
Parent tester Princess, who tested this with their 18 month old

Why it’s a winner: With a one-handed gravity compact fold that still makes people go "Oooh!", the Chicco Goody Plus stroller is also incredibly easy to carry when folded, thanks to the bumper bar doubling up as a handle. It doesn’t bang against your legs when you carry it and it fits easily inside a small car boot. It's also surprisingly tough given its lightweight feel and push, and has a great seat recline for naps on the go. MFM judge Gemma Cartwright said: “Little design details like the clear plastic wheels and the silver frame give it a premium feel.”

In the words of parent tester Princess, who tested this with their 18 month old: “I loved how light the stroller was. I was able to hold a coffee in one hand and steer with the other, no problem! I also loved how far the hood went down. There was a particularly sunny day and the hood really gave great shade.”

Buy from: John Lewis, Amazon and Baby Planet

Silver – Roma Capsule3, £199

Roma Capsule 3

Why it’s a winner: At just 5kg, the Roma Capsule3 is the lightest buggy in this category. One of our testers’ favourite features was the rucksack-style travel bag, which allows you to comfortably carry the stroller on your back. It folds simply in one motion with the click of a button; great if you have your hands full. The harness also unclips easily with a one-touch button. Parent tester Jasmin plans to take hers on holiday abroad, describing it as a “hassle-free travel buddy”.

In the words of parent tester Sophie, who tested this with their 18 month old: “This stroller is so compact and neat, handy and practical and looks good too. It also glides across the ground and easily around corners. We used the stroller on a walk around a lake with slightly rough ground but it didn't affect the easy push.”

Bronze – Silver Cross Clic, £245

Silver Cross Clic

Why it’s a winner: The Clic’s smart appearance and effortless steering wowed our judges with one parent tester describing it as “without a doubt, the easiest pram I have had to steer one-handed”. You can choose the angle you want it to recline to, rather than having to pick between one or two settings. The Clic folds and unfolds in seconds with the click of two buttons – an action which is simple to do one-handed while holding your child or shopping.

In the words of parent tester Jessica, who tested this with their 2 month old: “This sleek city stroller is seriously lightweight, easy to use and practical for any parent who needs to get around in a hurry. Just as it says on the tin, the compact stroller easily unfolds and "clicks" into place, whilst packing down compactly.”

Buy from: Amazon, Baby Planet and John Lewis


Key features we tested/judged: Size of fold, ease of fold, ease of pushing and steering, quality of design and value

Gold – Ergobaby Metro+ Stroller, £299.90

Ergobaby Metro Stroller
This pram is next level - super compact, super comfy
Parent tester Bethny, who tested this with their 9 month old and 2 year old

Why it’s a winner: The Ergobaby Metro+ is smart to look at and easy to push one-handed. It proved a big hit with our parent testers who loved the timeless design, durable materials, sturdy wheels and generous storage basket. The stroller comes in the box already set up and ready to go and is a breeze to fold and unfold one-handed. The Metro+ earned tester compliments such as “super compact”, “could not be lighter to carry” and “worth every single penny”. The pushchair seat itself is well-padded and fully reclines if your toddler wants to take a nap.

In the words of our parent tester Bianca, who tested this with their 6 month old: “The handle bars are sturdy and the straps and buckles to secure the baby are fantastic quality; they remind me of car seat straps. I really like the stroller's design, it's sleek and practical.”

Buy from: John Lewis and Ergobaby

Silver – Didofy Aster, £299

Didofy Aster

Why it’s a winner: Compact, simple to fold and smooth to steer, the Didofy Aster ticks a lot of boxes. It settles naturally into a standing fold and folds compactly with the seat on. At 6.2kg, it is lightweight enough to carry with the shoulder strap. MFM Reviews & Consumer Editor Christy McGhee was impressed by how smooth it was to push, describing it as “very nimble round the corners”. The shopping basket is also deep and easily accessible.

In the words of parent tester Nicola, who tested this with their 6 month old and 2 year old: “The Didofy Aster has the easiest folding mechanism of any pushchair I have used! It's also extremely smooth and lightweight to push across pavements and grass and easy to steer even with one hand.”

Buy from: Amazon and Didofy

Joint Bronze – Leclerc Baby Hexagon Heritage Sport, £500.10

Leclerc Baby Hexagon Heritage Sport

Why it’s a winner: A favourite among influencers, this Leclerc pushchair has a sumptuous, eye-catching design and folds up compactly with the seat on. You can also purchase an additional carrycot, making it suitable to use daily from birth. It's light to push and easy to carry when folded, weighing in at 6.6kg. Our testers described the stroller as simple to use, luxe and sleek and a buggy you'd be proud to post on your social media pages. The stroller also comes with the handy addition of a carry bag to protect the frame when travelling.

In the words of MFM Reviews & Consumer Editor Christy, who tested this with their 18 month old and 2 older children: “It’s lovely to push and steer and glides round corners when used on pavements. Even on the school run, with one child holding onto the buggy and me pushing single-handedly and holding the other child’s hand, it is easy to manoeuvre and push up high kerbs.”

Buy from: Baby Birds and Pram Centre

Joint Bronze – Inglesina Quid 2, £274

Inglesina Quid 2

Why it’s a winner: Light and compact when folded with the seat on, the Inglesina Quid 2 is a great city or travel option. Our testers loved the one-hand fold and how easy it is to pick up and carry around. Parent tester Louise, mum of a 4 month old, said, The designers have done a great job with reducing the weight and minimising it as much as possible while still making it safe and stylish. I struggle to lift heavy things and the Quid2 was a breeze to pick up!”

In the words of parent tester Eleanor, who tested this with their 16 month old: "It feels very well made and good quality, and the compactness of the stroller feels extremely well designed. It's classy and stylish too – it looks very metropolitan and sleek."

Buy from: Amazon and Baby Boutique


Key features we tested/judged: Weight, ease of use, manoeuvrability, ability to carry, fold, value, design, quality, durability and extra features

Joint Gold – Didofy Aster, £299

Didofy Aster
I love this stroller - it's so easy to use and manoeuvre
Parent tester Leah, who tested this with their 14 month old

Why it’s a winner: All of our testers loved the brilliantly easy fold and unfold of the Aster, which can be done with one hand in a single motion. Weighing 6.2kg, it feels sturdy and testers described it as very easy to manoeuvre and a joy to steer, describing it as "nimble round corners". They also praised the flip-flop-friendly brake and spacious shopping basket which flips down for easy access. "The basket is quite deep and I like the fact you can push it back down for more access, then it pings back up to stop things slipping out," explained Christy, MFM Reviews & Consumer Editor and mum of 3.

In the words of parent tester Leah, who tested this with their 14 month old: “This stroller folds and unfolds with one hand in a flash allowing you to hold a toddler at the same time, plus it's lighter than my toddler’s bag. The basket is relatively big and managed to hold all my necessities as well as the rain cover, plus the hood is very generous and managed to shield my toddler when she fell asleep.”

Buy from: Amazon and Didofy

Joint Gold – Joie Signature Tourist, £200 (plus carrycot £120)

Joie Signature tourist

This stroller is so smooth to steer and you can literally spin it 360⁰ on the spot
Parent tester Maxine, who tested this with their 6 month old

Why it’s a winner: One of the big selling points of the 6.6kg Joie Signature Tourist is that you can use adapters to pop a car seat onto the frame – turning it into a travel system – or add an additional carrycot, which is a real plus for a £200 lightweight stroller. It folds easily and there’s a carry bag to pop it in while travelling. Our testers also found it simple to set up with no instructions needed and a delight to push. "Easy to push one handed either when out with my baby in the pram and holding my toddler's hand or with just the baby and walking the dogs with the other hand," said parent tester Jen, mum to a 4 month old and toddler.

In the words of parent tester Maxine, who tested this with their 6 month old: “Considering how lightweight this stroller is, it is really sturdy and reliable! The SPF50 hood pulls really far over your baby, offering a good deal of shade - a useful feature whilst on holiday.”

Buy from: Mamas & Papas and John Lewis

Silver – Baby Jogger City Tour 2, £264 (plus carrycot £120)

Baby Jogger City Tour 2

Why it’s a winner: Sturdier and more solid than you might expect for a 6.5kg lightweight stroller, the Baby Jogger City Tour 2 is just as comfortable on a woodland walk as nipping around urban streets. This pushchair feels like it could be used every day and survive everything life throws at it, plus, like the Tourist it can be used with an additional carrycot and car seat. Our testers loved how well it steers. "I love how easy it is to push with one hand as my son wants to walk sometimes so I can push the stroller and hold his hand," said parent tester Ionela, who tested this with their 3 month old and toddler. You can also pop it in a handy carry bag when you travel.

In the words of parent tester Katie, who tested this with their 5 month old: “It's incredibly easy to fold and reopen. I was amazed by how small and flat it was when folded – even the smallest car can comfortably accommodate it. I liked that the recline was completely customisable, with the 'clamp' control meaning you can set it to any tilt/angle that you want.”

Buy from: Amazon and Baby Jogger

Joint Bronze – Joolz Aer, £419 (plus carrycot £229)

Joolz Aer

Why it’s a winner: The Joolz Aer is great to push and simple to fold plus you can buy an additional carrycot that can fold down on the frame too. Described by judges as “smooth and nippy” and “premium and sturdy”, this 6kg stroller has a tight compact fold and is easy to pick up and carry around. Parent tester Hayleigh, mum of a 4 month old, who tested the Aer with the carrycot, really liked the portability of the Aer. "It comes within a bag which has an adjustable handle and toggle to tighten and close the bag."

In the words of parent tester Krisztina, who tested this with their 15 month old: “All features, from the 5-point easy-to-use harness and the air mesh reclining hood to the more than handy travel bag are all very well thought through. Not to mention the lightweight but sturdy material. Honestly, I'm amazed.”

Buy from: Baby Planet

Joint Bronze – Leclerc Baby Influencer, £399 (plus carrycot £269)

Leclerc Baby Influencer with carrycot

Why it’s a winner: The 6.6kg Influencer is a great travel buggy but also can be used with an additional carrycot, making it suitable for everyday use with a newborn. The fold is super simple and operated with just one button. Parent tester Laura, who tested the Influencer with their 3 month old in the carrycot, described it as light and really sleek, adding, "The buggy is really easy to steer and takes little effort to manoeuvre."

In the words of parent tester Hannah, who tested this with their 6 month old: “The individual components are very well made and ooze luxury. The stroller element is a great stylish travel buggy that I would use in town and on holiday.”

Buy from: Baby Planet, Baby Security and Olivers BabyCare

Shortlisted: My Babiie Samantha Faiers Grey Marble Lightweight Stroller | Mamas & Papas Airo Pushchair


Key features we tested/judged: Ease of use as a single and double, comfort for babies and children, ease of steering and negotiating kerbs, fold, quality, weight, style and value

Gold – Cybex Gazelle S, from £629.95 as a single and £889 as double

CYBEX Gazelle
Stylish, great quality and good value for money
Parent tester Sharon, who tested this with their newborn and toddler

Why it’s a winner: Offering over 20 different configurations in single and tandem mode, our testers praised the flexibility, including the ability to have a carrycot parent-facing on the top with a toddler in tandem - many other single to doubles require the carrycot to go on the bottom. The fact that the adaptors are attached to the chassis and “easily slide up and down” was another bonus – no chance of losing these! The adjustable handlebar, which one parent tester said was low enough for her 7 year old and high enough for her 6’ 4” husband to use comfortably, was a hit, as was the roomy underseat basket and additional shopping basket that can be added in single mode.

In the words of parent tester Sofia, who tested this with their 6-month-old twins: “The pram felt light, even with both seat units attached, was super easy to manoeuvre one-handed and to go up and down kerbs. It’s really compact when folded and fits easily into our boot.”

Buy from: John Lewis and Boots

Silver – UPPAbaby VISTA V2, £1,069.99

UPPAbaby VISTA V2

Why it’s a winner: This “luxurious and practical” buggy was a dream to set up, with home tester Emily, who tried it out with their 2 month old and 2 year old, declaring it “grandparent-proof, no instructions needed!”. The Vista V2 can be used to carry twins or children of different ages, with an additional seat or carrycot (that can be used for overnight sleeping). Our testers were wowed by the huge basket which “fits everything you need to take with you, as well as some shopping” without the pram feeling weighed down.

In the words of parent tester Hannah, who tested this with their 23-month-old twins: “It’s a pleasure to steer, even one-handed. The buggy has great suspension that coped with mud, grass and gravel, as well as narrow and uneven pavements, and felt intuitive to use. My twins were always keen to climb in!”

Buy from: Mamas & Papas and John Lewis

Bronze – iCandy Orange Double Jet Black Edition, £1,095

iCandy Orange Double Jet Black Edition

Why it’s a winner: Suitable for use from birth, thanks to the “surprisingly big” plush and cosy carrycot, which can be used for overnight sleeping – the iCandy Orange also boasts an integrated ride-on board for an additional toddler. With an intuitive fold, the stroller folds down to a “very compact” size, with home tester Kim, mum to a baby and toddler, commenting that it only took up half of the boot of her Dacia Duster, “allowing space for shopping, even with both seats”. The Orange provides 30 different configurations, offering parents a wide range of choice and versatility.

In the words of parent tester Jess, who tested this with their 19-month-old twins: “This buggy is really beautiful, very stylish and definitely has a luxury feel. I love the diamond pattern on the seat fabric. It folds easily and the frame is surprisingly light – even with the two seats attached.”

Buy from: Baby Planet


Side By Side Double Pushchair

Key features we tested/judged: Ease of use as a double, suitability from birth, adaptability, weight, manoeuvrability, fold, price, design, quality, extra features and value

Joint Gold – Baby Jogger City Tour 2 Double, £459

Baby Jogger Tour 2 Double
A breeze to use, it's neat and petite when folded down
Tester Ruth, who tested this with their newborn and 2-year-old toddler

Why it’s a winner: Wowing our testers with its compact size – “it’s smaller than many single pushchairs when folded,” commented parent tester Hollie, mum to 1-year-old twins – the Tour 2 Double is narrow, lightweight for a double and can fit through almost all standards doors. It's also car seat compatible and you can purchase additional carrycots for newborns, plus it has a deep and secure basket. Our testers were impressed with the amount of features on offer for less than £500, including comfortable recline settings and a large hood with peekaboo panel. Perfectly suited for pavements, our testers felt the stroller “glided along” effortlessly around town – exactly what you want when pushing two children.

In the words of parent tester Hollie, who tested this with their 1-year-old twins: “It’s strong and sturdy and can clearly take some bashing around in the back of the boot – a complete must with twins, when time is of the essence and things get chucked around a bit!”

Buy from: Boots and Amazon

Joint Gold – Red Kite Push Me DUBL Stroller, £250

Red Kite Push Me Double
Easy to use, lightweight, compact and stylish in comparison to many other double prams
Tester Francesca, who tested this with their 21-month-old twins

SAFETY NOTICE: Red Kite has issued a safety notice for the Push Me DUBL stroller due to risk of a faulty part – Red Kite is contacting customers to arrange a free-of-charge collection and repair.

Why it’s a winner: This incredibly competitively-priced double stroller for 6 months+ babies comes with everything you need to head out and about, hassle-free. With a raincover and footmuff included, your children will be fully protected from the elements, while the “great size basket” which stretches across the width of the buggy, is big enough to hold all your shopping. Our testers were particularly impressed with how easy the Push Me DUBL was to manoeuvre, with parent tester Pam, mum to a 6-month-old baby and a toddler, commenting “even on very bumpy paths, it still feels very smooth.” Sturdy yet lightweight, our mums also liked how the seats were easy to wipe clean.

In the words of parent tester Pam, who tested this with their 6-month-old baby and 2-year-old child: “I think this is great value for money – in fact, I would have expected the stroller to be more expensive, based on the quality and the features it has. I have even managed to push it one-handed, which was relatively easy thanks to the smooth steering and its light weight.”

Buy from: Kiddies Kingdom

Silver – Out ‘n’ About Nipper Double, £629

Out 'n' About Nipper Double

Why it’s a winner: With its distinctive look, this three-wheeler double stroller from Out ‘n’ About definitely delivers on style, but what our testers loved the most was how easy it is to push. Parent tester, Ruth, who tested the Nipper Double with their newborn (in the additional carrycot) and two year old, praised the “responsive steering”, small turning circle and one-handed push, adding “the pram pretty much pushes itself!”. Making light work of rougher terrain and a deep gravel driveway with ease, it’s great for family adventures – something where the drawstring bag compartments on the back of the seat, big enough for storing essentials, come in handy.

In the words of parent tester Lara, who tested this with their 5-month-old twins: “My twins looked very comfortable and supported in both the carrycots and forward-facing seats, while the 5-point harness kept them safe and secure. Its lightness, easy steering, hidden storage and simple folding are all stand-out qualities too.”

Buy from: Amazon and Out n About

Bronze – My Babiie Dani Dyer Black Geometric Double Stroller, £139.99

My Babiie Dani Dyer Black Geometric Double Stroller

Why it’s a winner: This cool double stroller is the perfect way of making a style statement when you’re with your children. The modern black geometric design got the thumbs up from our mums, as did the ease of folding and unfolding the stroller and the purse-friendly price. Our testers all praised its compact size when folded and parent tester, Lisa, who tested this out with their toddler twins, commented on how well it fitted into her car boot. More suited to towns and cities, the stroller handled well on paths and pavements, with our testers having no issues going up and down kerbs.

In the words of parent tester Lisa, who tested this with their 18-month-old twins: “I found the 2 baskets a good size and easy to reach from the back of the pram, and the extra storage pouches in the back of the hood were handy for my phone or wet wipes. I though the cupholders at either side, for their sippy cups, were also a nice touch.”

Buy from: Baby Planet and Very


Key features we tested/judged: All-terrain handling, manoeuvrability, weight, fold, ease of use, comfort, design, extra features and value

Gold – UPPAbaby RIDGE, from £819.99

User-friendly features, smooth to push, and great suspension for a comfy ride
Parent tester Christy, who tested this with her 22 month old

Why it’s a winner: UPPAbaby have rolled into the all-terrain market with ease, offering a sturdy off-road buggy combined with the brand’s signature user-friendly features. Judges noted the Ridge offers more than just the essential tough-terrain must-haves, such as large wheels, great suspension and a handbrake – for example, it can be combined with an additional carrycot or car seat to use from birth, or a ride-on board for a 2nd passenger. A large basket, easy fold, good-sized hood and puncture-free tyres also impressed our parent testers, helping the judges name it the top choice for parents in the countryside.

In the words of parent tester Aisling, who tested this with their 15 month old: “It's an all-round winner when it comes to comfort, quality and function. It is on the expensive side but the quality does show. The materials are sturdy and the build is really solid, and it’s easy to see the Ridge will last. The suspension is fantastic at soaking up the bumps, the brakes are superb and feel very reliable and reassuring when going down steep hills.”

Buy from: John Lewis and Baby Co

Silver – Roma Atlas, from £450

Roma Atlas All-terrain pushchair

Why it’s a winner: The Roma Atlas won over the panel with its impressive design at a reasonable price point. Our home testers found it handled both rough ground and café steps with ease – even sand didn’t cause an issue. They found it easy to set up and fold, reassuringly well-built without being too bulky, and a comfortable ride for their little ones. Our judges were most impressed with its ability to tackle varied terrains, finding, “It’s light and comfortable to push on forestry tracks and the steering is very responsive.” The array of eye-catching patterns on offer also helped it notch up points for style­.

In the words of parent tester Kayleigh, who tested this with their 13 month old: “An absolute breeze to push on pavements even one handed. It tackles mud, grass, gravel, woodland, and rocky pathways in the park all without any difficulty in steering, with a nippy turning circle. If you lock the front wheel, even pushing over deep sand is achievable!”

Joint Bronze – Out 'n' About Nipper Single, £419

Why it’s a winner: A solid no-frills power buggy at a reasonable price, our judges loved how well the Nipper handled tough ground while weighing in at below 10kg. "Fantastic suspension" on all terrains, “amazing brakes" and “a joy to use” were some of the comments from our parent testers. The sturdy, functional design really delivered on rougher ground, with judges reporting the suspension kicked in to absorb bumps along the path, giving mini testers a comfy ride. Our team of judges also noted its neat turning circle and roomy seat.

In the words of parent tester Ravi, who tested this with their 23 month old: “It's good quality and the suspension is fantastic on all terrains. Overall, a great option that can tackle different terrains with a sturdy design that can keep up with the elements. We took it to our local country park and the Nipper was in its element going over rocks, mud, puddles, grass and ice with complete ease.”

Buy from: Amazon and Out n About

Joint Bronze – Inglesina Aptica XT, £1269

Why it’s a winner: A great all-rounder, in the eyes of our judges, who appreciated its plush good looks and luxury feel. Our home testers were enthusiastic about the Aptica XT’s merits as a travel system, and loved the cosy newborn carrycot, especially the included stand (“I loved being able to lift the carrycot straight off the pram and onto the stand to use as a cot!”). Standout features included a generous basket, and a neat, well-designed fold (“it’s great that the handle doesn’t touch the floor like it can with some other brands”). Judges felt this was a lovely option for parents who want to tackle grassy ground and parks in style.

In the words of parent tester Rachael, who tested this with their 4 month old: “This bundle provides everything you could need, including the items you didn’t know you would! Absorbs a lot of the bumps and vibration that would usually go through your wrist. Although the chassis is lightweight and easy to handle, the buggy looks and feels high quality.”

Buy from: Baby Boutique and Baby Gear Prams


Key features we tested/judged: Effectiveness as a sports buggy, ease of use, quality, effectiveness, comfort, design, ease of fold, extra features and value

Gold – Baby Jogger Summit X3,

Baby Jogger Summit X3
Great quality, well-designed, and a comfortable ride for my baby
Parent tester Becky, who tested this with their 9 month old

Why it’s a winner: There was plenty of positive feedback for this pushchair because it worked well for both running and every day use. As a running buggy, it was found to be light, easy to steer, smooth to push – and fast. Perfect for active parents looking to smash their Personal Bests with a co-pilot along for the ride. It came into its own on smooth paths and pavements but also handled offroad terrain well. Passengers found it to be a comfortable ride thanks to the excellent suspension, deep bucket seat and large hood to shield from all weathers.

In the words of parent tester Katy, who tested this with their 1 year old: “There is plenty of growing room for my daughter so it will last us a long time, and the front wheel can easily be converted for general use if you need to nip into town post parkrun. My husband ran his fastest buggy running 5k using this, so if PBs are important to you then this piece of kit might help you achieve them."

Buy from: Amazon

Silver – Cybex Zeno, from £739.90

CYBEX Zeno

Why it’s a winner: The Cybex brand strapline is 'for all tomorrow's people', and our testers found the Zeno is certainly that. It is super stylish and means active parents can take their baby with them when they are running, cycling and skiing. As a running buggy, it can be pushed on flat ground or pulled with a separate attachment belt. Our testers described the cabin as exceptionally well-made and plush so little ones loved to spend time in it. It was a pleasure to push along smooth pavements and on a running track although it's not designed for offroad or bumpy ground.

In the words of parent tester Stephanie, who tested with their 10 month old: “The features and benefits of this buggy and its additional accessories have been so well thought out and this is also evident in the quality and functionality of the product."

Buy from: Uber Kids and Baby Planet

Bronze – Out 'n' About Nipper Sport, £349

Out 'n' About Nipper Sport

Why it’s a winner: The Out ‘n’ About Nipper Sport has been a must-have for outdoorsy parents for years and our testers could see why. The excellent suspension, large air-filled tyres and fixed front wheel make it a smooth ride over all terrains, ideal for runners who want to hit the trails as well as the road with their running buggy. The zip pockets on the hood offered welcome storage for phones, snacks and keys, while the seat was found to be comfortable and roomy for older children as well as babies (the max weight is 22kg). While it was found to be a dream for those keen to run - and run fast - the fixed front wheel takes some getting used to, and makes it less easy to use around the shops and through tight spaces.

In the words of parent tester Victoria, who tested with their 10 month old and 3 year old: “It feels very well made and sturdy, was good over various terrains and so smooth that my baby (who never naps in the buggy), slept while I was out for a run.” Both my children were also very comfortable in the padded seat."

Buy from: Amazon and Out n About


Key features we tested/judged: Effectiveness, ease of use, value, quality and design

Gold – hUDOMA Chelsea Black Pram Gloves, £40

Very stylish and I do like the fur trim.
Parent tester Aanaisah, who tested this with her 8 month old

Why it’s a winner: These warm soft gloves attach to any pushchair or pram handle, keeping your hands warm while you push your baby or toddler. The fabric is wind and water-resistant and the faux fur lining will keep your fingers toasty. They're the brain child of a mum-of-2 who designed them to get through the punishing winters whilst living in New York. Judges liked that you could still grip the pushchair firmly even though the gloves were super thick. Comments included: “the fur feels gorgeous” and “feels and looks expensive”.

In the words of parent tester Danielle, who tested this with their 2 month old: “Great, functional and incredibly easy to use. The fact you can leave them attached to the pram is a godsend for any mum rushing around sorting everything out for your little one and inevitably forgetting about yourself. My winter walks are so much more comfortable!”

Buy from: hUDOMA

Silver – Purflo Cosy Wrap Travel Blanket, £39

Why it’s a winner: This cosy blanket means you can keep your little one warm while out and about without compromising their safety by putting them in a bulky snowsuit or jacket. It can be used in prams, pushchairs and car seats and doesn’t get in the way of harnesses. The cotton lining is gentle on sensitive skin while the mesh panels at the back help to avoid your baby overheating. Our testers liked the modern grey colour and mum Cassandra said: “It does do its job as a stay in one place blanket that can avoid needing bulky winter coats in car seats.”

In the words of parent tester Jessica, who tested this with their 5 month old: “The product is really useful when it comes to keeping your baby warm and having peace of mind over their safety. The overall product is of high quality and very soft.”

Buy from: Amazon, Kidly and Mummy&LittleMe

Bronze – Stroller cup holder and smart phone mount by Zugati, £9.99

Why it’s a winner: This handy accessory clips onto your pram or pushchair and will hold a cup or water bottle and your mobile phone too. The cup holder has three flexible clamps so it can hold a range of sizes but you'll need to check that your smartphone is compatible with the phone holder (and obviously you'll need to keep an eye on your phone at all times) . Our judges described it as “well made and sturdy”. At less than £10, it offers good value for money and includes a clip you can hang bags from.

In the words of parent tester Plamena, who tested this with their 18 month old: “It definitely made my walks outside more comfortable. I love the bag hanger which is sooo useful for my bag or shopping bags. The cup holder is also a very good size so I can fit my coffee cups or water bottles.”

Buy from: Amazon and Zugati

Shortlisted: Cheeky Travel Blanket | HOFISH Universal Stroller Organiser


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The MadeForMums Awards editorial team is led by Consumer & Reviews Editor Christy McGhee, Consumer & Commerce Editor Gemma Cartwright, and Editorial Director Susie Boone and comprises Janet Mtima, Emily Longman Wall, Chloe Brightwell, Catherine Ball, Janet Martin, Sarah Dawson, Gabrielle Nathan, Claire Belle Freed, Lucy Waterlow and Cheryl Freedman who have created, written and edited these pages after rigorous testing and judging by our panel of home testers, experts and editorial judges. Images by Emma Winchester. With thanks to Danielle Graph, Emma Onuma, Tayla Emmons, Helen Brown, Helen Salter and Amber Newlands.
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