December 20, 2020

Update on our current opening arrangements!


Unfortunately, we are now closed once again to shop visitors due to the latest Tier 4 COVID-19 restrictions.

We will continue to send out orders as usual, so please do not hesitate to place orders online.

Thank you for your ongoing support for our little independent shop during these unprecedented times. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

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December 11, 2020

Charlie Bears' 15th Birthday Party celebearation!

We will be celebearating the 15th Birthday of Charlie Beas on Saturday 12/12/20 from 10am until 1pm!

The special sealed surprise 15th Birthday Bear boxes (with one in twelve bears signed by Charlie!) will be available to pawchase from 10am by calling us on 01483 302581 or by visiting us.

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November 02, 2020

28 years of The Bear Garden

Today, the 2nd November 2020 The Bear Garden is celebrating its 28th Birthday!

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU!!! to all our wonderful customers who have supported us through the good and the bad times!

Wow!  How those years have really flown by!

Here is to at least another 28 years!

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August 29, 2020

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 31st August 2020

Just a reminder that the bears are putting their paws up for the Bank Holiday and will be back in the shop to answer phone calls, say hello to visitors and pack and post the parcels on TUESDAY 1st SEPTEMBER. The Head Bear can be reached by email at in the meantime. Happy Bank Holiday weekend! 🐾
July 10, 2020

Dispatch Update - 10/07/20

Opening hours and dispatch update!

The shop is now open again! We are currently open to visitors Monday to Friday from 10am - 5pm. The door is locked and we just ask visitors to give us a knock!

We are also sending orders out Monday to Friday!

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July 03, 2020

We are now a Charlie Bears Paw Store!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have been specially selected to become a Charlie Bears Paw Store!
What is a Charlie Bears Paw Store?
Paw stores are retailers globally, who carry the largest range of Charlie Bears products from every collection every year. Paw stores will also carry exclusive products and certain Secret Collection items, which are more difficult to find. Exciting, huh? View full article →
June 12, 2020

17th June 2020 RE-OPENING NEWS!

If you go down to the woods today (Guildford and more specifically Jeffries Passage...)
You're sure of a big surprise!
If you go down in the woods today
You'd better go in disguise! (a mask will do!)
For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain
Because today's the day (Wednesday 17th June 2020)
The Bear Garden will RE-OPEN!
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May 06, 2020


The early May Bank Holiday has been moved from Monday 4th May to Friday 8th May to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, so we have moved our dispatch day this week to THURSDAY 7th MAY. Please be aware that orders placed after 3pm on Thursday will not be sent until next week. Priority shipping orders will not be delivered next day on the Friday but instead should arrive on Saturday 9th May. This is because Royal Mail will not deliver on the Bank Holiday.

We will be updating our dispatch frequency in the next week following further guidance about the Lockdown measures from the Government.

Thank you so much for all of your support!

April 09, 2020

Easter Opening Hours

We will be shut for the whole of the Easter weekend this year.  The more restricted hours then usual are due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Good Friday - Easter Monday: Shut

Have a lovely Easter everyone.  And stay safe!!

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February 18, 2020

Kosen's New Limited Edition Black Bear Cub

We have just received this wonderful new 24cm limited edition black bear for 2020 from Kosen.

Crafted by hand in Germany from finest mohair, he is limited to only 300 pieces worldwide.

Please click below for full details on this lovely new limited edition bear.


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