Living / 2 June, 2020 / Ellie Thompson

Summer-Proof Your Pushchair: The Summer Stroller Accessories You Really Need

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We predict you’ll be using your stroller a lot this summer. With the UK staying home and families routinely getting out of the house on foot, your stroller will be busy clocking up the miles right now. With the sunny weather set to continue, you’ll need to think about picking up some summer stroller accessories in your next online shop to keep your child safe and cool throughout the warmer months.

Stay cool with Bugaboo

Bugaboo is busy ushering in the sunshine with their fabulous collection of accessories. With new, beautiful colours joining the range, they know while you might not be venturing too far from home this year, you’ll still want to do it in style.

We’re huge fans of Bugaboo’s new Vapor Blue and Misty Grey colours, which are completely on-point for the summer season. It’s more important than ever to make the most out of those daily trips out of the house, and now you can do it in vogue.

What are the essential stroller accessories for summer?

A sun canopy and a parasol will shield your baby from the sun’s powerful rays, making them both essential summer accessories. A breathable seat liner will keep your baby cool and comfy, while a mosquito net will ensure those pesky summer bugs are kept at bay.

While we all hope and pray for wall-to-wall sunshine, it is the UK, and one should always prepare for a jolly good rain shower. Don’t be caught out – if you’ve already chosen your stroller or are still shopping around, take note! A good rain cover really is a must-have accessory for your buggy. And then of course, there’s the handy cup holder, a must-have purchase for families on the go.

Breezy sun canopy

Bugaboo’s breezy sun canopy is a multi-functional summer stroller accessory, which is music to the ears of parents demanding ever more from their pram purchases.

Available in a selection of gorgeous colours for every pram in the Bugaboo range (besides the Ant) this canopy not only looks the part, but it is also light, breathable, and encourages airflow via its fine mesh panels.

The canopy offers three different positions: open, closed or extended, and has been designed to be super-efficient at protecting your child from the harsh summer elements with its UPF 50+ protection (mesh panels aside).

A good sun canopy is a must for enabling peaceful naps during those afternoon strolls when the hot summer sun is at its highest in the sky. Safe and sound under the breezy sun canopy your baba will enjoy the summer from the comfort of the shade.

What we love about the breezy sun canopy and its range of colours is that it’s a fabulous and relatively inexpensive way to give your stroller a quick refresh for summer. We’re still completely head over heels for the Bugaboo x Gray Malin collaboration – perfect for the warmer weather and for all of your summer adventures still to come.

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Adjustable parasol

There’s nothing like a little shade on a hot summer afternoon! Stylish and practical, the adjustable parasol features three pivot points, so you can create shade for your baby no matter where the sun is in the sky.

The parasol is super-easy to use, and comes with the adaptor you’ll need to attach the parasol to the buggy’s frame.

Make a playful statement this summer and opt for something bold from the seven gorgeous colours available to compliment your Bugaboo pushchair.

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Seat liner

Keep your child comfy with the Bugaboo breezy seat liner. Made from soft-mesh pique fabric with Cooldry® properties, this seat liner will regulate your child’s temperature, control moisture and enable air circulation.

This summer stroller essential is available in a stunning range of colours. What’s more, it can be easily removed and is machine washable, so you can keep your stroller looking and feeling super-fresh all summer long.

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Mosquito net

Protect your baby from mosquitos, midges and other flying insects and bugs during the summer months with a soft mesh mosquito net from Bugaboo.

The breathable fine mesh lets the air in, keeps the bugs out, and has been designed so your little one can still see the world outside from within.

The mosquito net is compatible with all comfort strollers, which includes the Cameleon, Fox, Buffalo and Donkey’s seat units and carrycots. This net can be easily attached to your pram and removed just as quickly, without hassle.

We love that the Bugaboo mosquito net is white in colour; it looks crisp, and will add a striking touch to your pram. You can keep the net fresh by cleaning it with a damp cloth.

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Rain cover

With the UK always in or close to the path of the polar front jet stream, frequent changes in pressure and unsettled weather are typical all year round, especially in summer.

If you’re in the throes of buggy buying, put that rain cover in your basket right now, as we will be guaranteed both expected and unexpected downpours throughout the summer months.

There are some inexpensive options out there but it’s always worth buying a rain cover that’s specifically suited to your pushchair, i.e. can be quickly put on in a hurry, and folds down for easy storage.

The Bugaboo high performance rain cover has a wide transparent surface to fit your chosen buggy perfectly. Designed to let in as much natural light and air as possible, the Bugaboo rain cover will keep your child happy, dry and ventilated, while allowing you to keep a close eye.

The 180° zipper gives you easy access to your child when you’re out and about so you won’t need to worry about fumbling around with the entire cover. What’s more, the rain cover’s compact fold with built-in storage pocket really is a genius touch for ease of using and storing when you’re out and about.

Cup holder

Getting the kids outside right now is a priority, and since Boris has lifted the limit on time spent exercising out of the house, long walks close to home will be the order of the day.

Pack your changing bag with snacks and drinks for the kids, but don’t forget you’ll need to rehydrate along the way too. A cup holder is a must-have accessory, not just for summer but for use all year round. It will come in handy for carrying a cold drink, but it’s also really useful for storing sippy cups and baby bottles when you’re on the go.

The Bugaboo cup holder attaches easily to the handlebar and accommodates drinks with a capacity of up to 500ml17oz.

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Stay cool, stay alert and rock the ‘hood in style this summer with these six summer essentials for your Bugaboo.

Contact Bugaboo!

If you have any questions about any of Bugaboo’s products, do get in touch with their friendly customer service team. You can reach them by emailing or calling 0800-587-8265.

Bugaboo is still busy delivering products despite Corona restrictions, and right now they’re offering FREE SHIPPING online. Visit their website, social media channels or give them a call today to help you decide which Bugaboo accessories are right for you and your family.


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