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Charlie Bears

Charlie Bears have taken the world by storm since their launch back in 2005, and as one of the leading Charlie Bears stockists, we’re passionate about helping you find the right bear to add to your collection. Charlie teddy bears are highly collectable, with adorable ranges including Bearhouse, Isabelle, Minimo and Plush bears. Each has its own personality and charm, and are cherished worldwide as one of the cutest bear brands around. 

Explore our wide range of official Charlie Bears products below, and browse new and rare collections, including plush, mohair and alpaca designs that are loved by all.

Charlie Bears Story

Charlie Bears began as a passion project by two friends, Charlotte Morris and William Morris, in 2005. Charlotte had a long-standing love for bears and had been designing and making her own teddy bears for friends and family for many years. William, her partner, recognized her talent and saw the potential to turn her hobby into something more significant.

The idea for Charlie Bears came about during a trip to the United States. While visiting a gift store in Pennsylvania, Charlotte and William noticed a small bear that stood out from the rest. The bear had a unique charm and character, which inspired them to create their own collection of bears with distinctive designs and personalities.

With a dream and determination, they founded Charlie Bears and began producing a small range of limited edition bears. The name “Charlie Bears” holds a special significance; it was named after William’s pet cat, Charlie.

The first Charlie Bears collection was warmly received, and their unique creations quickly gained popularity among collectors and bear enthusiasts worldwide. As demand grew, so did the range of bears, featuring various sizes, styles, and designs.

What made Charlie Bears stand out was their commitment to creating not just teddy bears, but bears with heartwarming stories, each with its own “background.” Every bear was given a name and a personality, and Charlotte wrote individual background stories for each one. This personal touch added a magical and endearing element to their creations, making them more than just plush toys but cherished companions with a captivating narrative.

Over the years, Charlie Bears has expanded its offerings to include other charming animals and characters, all of which continue to captivate collectors and bring joy to people of all ages. Today, Charlie Bears has a dedicated fan base worldwide and remains committed to producing high-quality, collectible bears and animals with a touch of magic and charm. Their success is a testament to the passion, creativity, and love that Charlotte and William poured into their initial dream, making Charlie Bears a beloved brand in the world of collectible plush toys


Official Charlie Bear Stockists

We’re proud to be an official Charlie Bears stockist. We can help you find your very first Charlie Bear, and we’re also a chosen retailer for seasoned collectors who are on the lookout for rare, retired and limited edition Charlie teddy bears too. 

If you’re a serious collector, or you’re looking for quality gifts and keepsakes that can be treasured for many years to come, it’s important to shop with official Charlie Bear stockists. This ensures that you will be getting genuine products, and stores like ours can guarantee authenticity with every purchase. Avoid scams and imitations by shopping with a trusted retailer like The World of Bears.


Shop Charlie Bears at World of Bears

Finding your favourite bear collectable couldn’t be easier at The World of Bears. We’re passionate about sourcing and stocking the most wanted ranges by collectors all over the world, as well as the perfect first teddies for babies and children. 

Our Charlie Bears soft toy collection is suitable for everyone, with adorable pals in all shapes, colours and sizes. 

It was the Charlie Bears’ founder, Charlotte Morris, who said “there’s always room for one more bear” so take a look at our range of bears for your next addition to the family. At The World of Bears, you’ll find the full catalogue, including: 

  • Signature Collection 
  • Plush Bears
  • Bear & Me
  • 2024 Labyrinth Collection
  • Bearhouse Bears
  • Isabelle Collection
  • Plumo Collection
  • Cuddle Cubs
  • Down on the Farm
  • Minimo Collection
  • Paw Store Exclusives
  • Standing Bears
  • Winter Bears
  • Myths and Dinosaurs 
  • Mouse and Mice
  • Bunnies and Rabbits
  • Cats and Dogs
  • In the Wild

In addition to our Charlie Bear soft toy collections, you will also find a range of other must-have collectors’ items, such as the adorable keyrings or rare pin badges and brochures that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. 


Why Trust World of Bears?

As the leading specialist teddy bear retailer in the UK, we make it our mission to make the shopping experience as stress-free as possible. We know that searching for these much-loved collectors’ toys is part of the enjoyment and we’re here to help you source rare Charlie Bears and other brands of teddy bears to add to your growing family. 

If there’s something you’re looking for and it’s not on our website, just get in touch with our team and we will order it in for you. 

In addition to offering a huge range of Charlie Bear soft toys, across all the limited edition ranges, we are also bear fanatics ourselves. So we’re always happy to assist if you’re just starting out as a collector, or you’re shopping for someone else. 

Charlie Teddy Bears make fantastic gifts for young children, and are often cherished for a very long time. For advice on which bear to buy, get in touch today



Q: Are Charlie teddy bears suitable for newborns?

If you are shopping for newborns, we can recommend some models that are safe from birth, such as the Cuddle Cubs range, with a wide selection of cute baby animals to choose from.

Q: How can I guarantee authenticity? 

With Charlie Bear products, they can often be authenticated with certificates and tags. By shopping with an official stockist like The World of Bears, you can guarantee authenticity every time. 

Q: Are all Charlie soft toys ready to ship?

Any bears featured online are usually in stock and ready to post out. However, be sure to check products for the ‘in stock’ symbol. 

Q: How long is delivery? 

Our standard delivery option takes 3-4 days from collection, while our express delivery option takes 1-2 days from collection. Collection is on working days only. For full details on delivery costs, locations and timelines, visit our delivery and postage page.

What are our customers saying?

I love World of Bears. Best customer service ever, so I keep going back. Fantastic products and great quality.

Janet Mcleod
Verified Customer


Stephanie Mcintyre
Verified Customer

This is a gift for my daughter but I’d love one myself

Barbara Searle
Verified Customer

As pictured and very well packaged.

Nicole Carlucci
Verified Customer

David McLeish
Verified Customer

Shop with confidence

Being established since 1999 in Somersets Cheddar Gorge and County Town of Taunton. The Gorge Bear Co and World of Bears are renowned for being the worlds best and biggest teddy bear shop most people will have ever visited.

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Wendy Beyer
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Contact with World of Bears is very friendly, and they obviously love teddies! They let me know when my order was received and when it was on its way. Steiff items came with a free Steiff box, which was great as other companies charge extra. Would definitely recommend buying bears etc. here and I certainly will

Geraldine Kurc
Verified Customer

Love it excellent quality, just what I wanted

Lisa Morrison
Verified Customer

So responsive to my queries and very helpful

jill kenyon
Verified Customer

Fast delivery

Debbie Thomson
Verified Customer

A beautiful curly mohair bear with lovely well sculptured paw pads, gorgeous! x

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