8 of the best wake-up light alarm clocks to combat dark mornings

The alarm clock that will make your mornings brighter. [Photo: Philips]

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This Sunday (27 October) the clocks go back, signalling the end of British Summer Time and those extra hours of sunlight.

Although there are many things to look forward to about autumn, from the crunchy orange leaves to pumpkin spice everything, the one change that is not appreciated is the switch to cold, dark mornings.

One of the biggest challenges ahead? Getting out of bed in the morning.

READ MORE: When do the clocks go back in 2019 and why do we change to Daylight Saving Time?

The generic iPhone alarm tone is a displeasing sound at the best of times, especially when paired with a rainy and pitch-black morning.

So, to help combat seasonal affective disorder, we’ve rounded up the best wake-up light alarm clocks that simulate a sunrise to wake you up with natural and gradual light, leaving you feeling refreshed. Many also come with a built in radio, bluetooth and reading lamp to make those winter mornings that extra bit brighter.

From an affordable £27.99 design that has over 700 five-star reviews on Amazon, to a luxury Lumie version complete with relaxing aromatherapy, here are the best light-up alarm clocks to choose from.

1. FITFORT Wake-Up Alarm Clock | £27.99

2. R+M Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock | £28.99

3. Philips Wake-up Light | £90

4. Lumie Bodyclock Spark 100 Wake Up Clock | £74.99

5. Beurer WL75 Wake Up Light | £120

6. Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock | £74.99

7. Lumie Bodyclock Iris 500 | £160

8. Lexon Light Therapy Alarm Clock | £65

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