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World of Bear Taunton
Friday 25th Dec - Tuesday 29th Dec CLOSED
Wednesday 30th Dec 11:00-5:00
New Years Eve 11:00-3:00
New Years Day CLOSED
Saturday 2nd Jan Normal Opening Hours Resume

The Gorge Bear Co Cheddar
Friday 25th December CLOSED
Saturday 26th December CLOSED
Sunday 27th December 12:00-4:00 - 30th December
New Years Eve 12:00-3:00
New Years Day 12:00-4:00
Then open at weekends only throughout January



Welcome to my World of Teddy Bears and Friends
Elaine and her team at The Gorge Bear Co and World of Teddy Bears would like to extend an invitation for you to visit her and her many beary friends, over eighteen thousand in fact! Don't be surprised if your breath is taken away as you enter either of these shops.

The Gorge Bear Co and World of Bears renowned for being the worlds best and biggest teddy bear shop most people will have ever visited. There is something suitable for everyone, from young to old, and something for everyone's budget. Both stores have areas dedicated to each major manufacturer, this combined with excellent knowledge makes these stores the leading specialist "teddy bear and friends" retailer in the UK.

Most of the ranges are on display at our stores, that's all under one roof, giving you the biggest in stock choice in the UK. The range caters for all ages from new born to the discerning collector. For you to pick up, cuddle and love and for you to choose your favourite face.


We offer a tedtastic range of over 18,000 cuddles in stock available in store and on-line. Hence we provide you the best possible choice under one roof at the best possible price. Now all these teddy bears and friends are personally selected and cuddled of course! Hence yes we do have most of our on-line brochure in stock. In the unlikely event it has sold out, you can be rest assured its already on order. We have partnered with, are key accounts of, and work closely with many suppliers to ensure we get priority delivery, i.e. Steiff, Merrythought, Hansa, Hermann, Charlie Bears, TY, Jellycat, Suki and Gund to name but a few.


TAUNTON STORE
** OPEN 24x7 for MAIL ORDER, Phone lines open 12-4:00 Mon-Fri **

World of Bears,
20 Lower Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SF.
Telephone: (01823) 332050

World of Bears store opened in Summer of 2004, by the owners of The Gorge Bear Co. This store is a little bit different to the usual small teddy bear shops, and will be the first of its kind in the country, and is what must be the UK’s largest independent specialist soft toy store

Our new opening hours are as follows:

World of bears
Wed - Fri - 12pm - 5pm
Sat 10pm - 5pm
Mon/Tue & Sun Closed

If your trip is special we advise you phone us on the day to confirm opening hours, as these are subject to change. If you need assistance, or cannot wear face coverings due to medical reasons we recommend an appointment is made in advance.

Please note stairs connect the split levels, please contact us in advance to arrange an appointment if you require a "personal shopper". Wheelchair access to lower floor only.


To read more of what we are planning please click here ....

The bears are at rest on Sundays and on Bank Holidays when we are closed. Please phone for extended opening times around christmas. We are closed bank holidays, 25th, 26th and 27th December


If coming on a special visit we always recommend phoning to confirm opening hours.


If you need assistance, or cannot wear face coverings due to medical reasons we recommend an appointment is made in advance, or just want less people in the store, times available are from 10:30am (Mon to Fri)

Please note stairs connect the split levels, please contact us in advance to arrange an appointment if you require a "personal shopper". Wheelchair access to lower floor only.


Directions: Just five minutes from the motorway M5, J25, Follow Signs to Town Centre/Theatre, From motorway go over first roundabout, through next set of lights by castle, over next roundabout, bear left by mini-roundabout by Shell garage, Either park in cricket ground, or go past the ground, turning left at the mini-roundabout into Canon Street Car Park
We are approx. 5 minutes away from these car park.

Click here for map


CHEDDAR STORE
The Gorge Bear Co, , Lakeside View The Cliffs, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QE.
Telephone : (01934) 743333

Cheddar is famed for its gorge (upto 120 metres high in places), and cathedral like caves all formed around million year-old Ice Age river beds. Cheddar, according to local legend is also the birth place of Cheddar Cheese, records show that cheese has been made in Cheddar for over 800 years.

Our new opening hours are as follows:

The Gorge Bear Company Opening Hours
11:00-4:00 Mon - Sun

If your trip is special we advise you phone us on the day to confirm opening hours, as these are subject to change, if you need assistance or cannot wear face coverings due to medical reasons we recommend an appointment is made in advance.

Please note stairs connect the split levels, please contact us in advance to arrange an appointment if you require a "personal shopper". Wheelchair access to ground floor only.


To read more of what we are planning please click here ....

Please phone for extended opening times around christmas. We are closed 25th, 26th December and during January we open weekends only


The Gorge Bear Co is our smallest shop some 1000 sq. ft, over two floors (but dont be fooled!, it is crammed full of over 4000 teddies, huge range of Steiff, Hansa, Jellycat, Suki, Keel, gund, TY, hermann teddy original..... and loads more ..


If you need assistance, or cannot wear face coverings due to medical reasons we recommend an appointment is made in advance, or just want less people in the store, Available at 11am (Fri-Sun)


** To ensure you get much needed cuddles in these extraordinary times our bear cubs are working hard to dispatch your orders made online. As there is disruption in the delivery network your cuddles maybe delayed In order to keep every one safe our stores are temporily closed to the public**

Open Seven days a week most of the year, Hours are Summer - 11 -4:30 (4.00 on sundays) Winter 11-4:00.
We are closed Christmas and Boxing Day
During January we are closed Mon->Friday, re-opening to 7 days from first full week in February

Directions: Travelling from the North, M5 or London M4, take Cheddar exit No.22 on M5. Follow Cheddar Gorge and Caves brown signs for 8 miles. Travelling from the South, take Cheddar exit No.22 on M5. Follow Cheddar Gorge and caves brown signs for 8 miles.
Travelling from Bristol, A38 for 8 miles through Churchill traffic lights. Turn left at garage for Shipham, 3 miles to Cheddar. Travelling from Shepton Mallet/Wells, take A371 signposted Cheddar, approx 8 miles
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If coming on a special visit we always recommend phoning to confirm opening hours.