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Merrythought

Celebrated their 80th Anniversary in 2010 with over eight decades of making world-famous Teddy bears and soft toys here in Britain. Since 1930, Merrythought has continued to design, manufacture and distribute the finest handmade teddy bears from our original factory site in Ironbridge, Shropshire. To this day, each bear is handmade by our talented team to the highest standard using the same skills and techniques that were first adopted 80 years ago. All Merrythought teddy bears are entirely hand-made in England using only the finest materials. From our traditional range of classic teddy bears, to our highly collectable limited edition designs, each Merrythought bear is unique and created with the utmost care and attention. Whether you’re a keen Merrythought collector or simply looking for that special, life-long gift, we hope you enjoy exploring the world of Merrythought and our new 2010.

"Britain's last surviving teddy bear factory"


Click here to see a BBC news report about Merrythought.