Merrythought has handmade traditional teddy bears in the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, Shropshire, UK since 1930. Merrythought is a family business famous for crafting the finest, jointed, mohair teddy bears adored by children and adults across the world. Every one of our bears is lovingly made by hand in our factory in the heart of England, giving them a unique character and superior quality that can last a lifetime. Our range includes Traditional and Limited Edition teddy bears as well as our iconic Cheeky and Punkie bears – every one of our bears is a unique Merrythought design, artistically brought to life using over 85 years of skills. Merrythought teddy bears have universal appeal making them the perfect gift for a christening, wedding or birthday as well as special collector’s items; our quintessentially British teddy bears make a truly special lifelong gift.
For most items not yet in stock you can pre-order now with a £15 deposit (unless stated otherwise on certain higher value items). Pre-orders with layaway are unchanged at 50% deposit of items price. Please note that if pre-ordering with a deposit, the balance plus postage (if required) will become payable within 14 days of us notifying you that it has come into stock. If you do not complete your order for any reason then your deposit will be forfeit. Deposits paid are non refundable or transferable to other products or people.