The Finest Teddy Bears
The Finest Teddy Bears


Handmade in


for life

A treasured

family friend 

A lifelong

Companions for 

travel & adventure... 




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 80 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. We also make personalised teddy bears and bespoke corporate teddy bears.

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