Welcome to our website!  As one of the UK's leading collectable teddy bear and soft toy specialists, we stock a comprehensive range of Steiff, Charlie Bears, Merrythought, Teddy Hermann, Kosen, Jellycat, Hermann Spielwarenartist bears and much more!  We hope that you enjoy our website.  Thank you very much for visiting!

The shop is open:
Monday to Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm (in November & December)

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We opened in Guildford town centre all the way back in 1992. As you can see, we are a real bricks and mortar business. So do feel free to visit us in person!
For those unable to drop in, we offer the facility to order either over the phone or online.  In fact, we were the first UK teddy bear business to open an online shop in 1999.
You can order from us with confidence.  We are proud of our award-winning customer service. We won Experience Guildford's Customer Service Awards in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 and (after a pandemic break) again in 2022! In 2023, a change of rules meant that, as reigning champions, we could not enter, but instead presented the trophy at the awards ceremony!


31 years of The Bear Garden

November 02, 2023

The Bear Garden is 31 years old today, having opened on 2nd November in 1992!
Thank you to all our wonderful collectors for your support over the years! Wow. Where did the years go? 😀

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Christmas with Jellycat!

October 31, 2023

We are pleased to say that all of Jellycat's Christmas Collection has now arrived! 🎅

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Streamers arrives from Charlie Bears

October 11, 2023

Another lovely new Charlie Bear has arrived!
Streamers is a lovely cheerful bear, who is part of The Secret Collection from Charlie Bears!

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Awesome new Barbara-Ann Bears arrive!

August 22, 2023

We have just received a new delivery from Barbara and Andy Cunningham of Barbara-Ann Bears.

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