Best vacuum cleaners in 2023 UK - 14 tried and tested top-rated vacuums

Find the best vacuum cleaner for your home with our top 14 picks in 2023 from Shark, Dyson and more

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This article was last updated on the 29th of November 2023. The last update included the removal of the Cyber Monday deals section as the event ended.

Deciding on the best vacuum cleaner for your home can be a big job. That's where this list can come in pretty handy, with our ranking of the top 14 vacuums, after reviewing and rating a huge line-up of options.

Every model that you can browse below has been tested extensively by a member of the Ideal Home team either at our test facility or at home, to replicate the environment that they'll be up against once you purchase them. 

The result? Everything you need to know is contained in this handy guide, with premium and budget-friendly brands sitting side by side – we're talking Shark, Dyson, Miele and Vax just to name a few.

There are quite a few considerations that we've packed into this guide to make your life easier. For homes with a number of floors or a lot of pet hair to pick up, we've got top-rated corded vacuums, and the best cordless vacuum cleaners are also at hand for those in flats or smaller homes.

Keep reading to find out which vacuums we rated as worthy of a place in your home as we looked out for powerful suction, ease of use and value for money. 

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