Charlie Bears Gallery & Shop

Charlie Bears Gallery & Shop

Charlie Bears Gallery & Shop
5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Important notice - Our Gallery will be closed as from 8th January 2024 until 20th January 2024 due to maintenance. Our Shop will remain open during this time but we will be completely closed on 13th January 2024. We have introduced a new entry fee of £3. Entry for under 18's, over 60's and Best Friends Club members is FREE. This is your pawfect chance you visit The Bearhouse and immerse yourself in the imagination and whimsy of our creator Charlotte Morris! This is a wonderfully unique experience which allows you to see a variety of bears from the first 15 years of Charlie Bears and you can also adopt a bear cub to take home too! This is a day out which is suitable for all ages and it is sure to make everyone smile!
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  • CP
    1 contribution
    Magical
    My daughter and I went to visit the gallery and shop over the Easter holidays. They had put on a treasure hunt for visitors to take part in which was great fun. The gallery itself is quite magical and worth a visit.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 April 2023
  • Karen H
    Horley, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Birthday bear visit
    Really enjoyed the Bearhouse Gallery. Loved seeing all the bears and thought they were well displayed. My disabled son enjoyed hunting for the keys and we were happy that he was safe and contained so could enjoy his freedom. Staff were friendly and helpful. Shop is small but the6 are happy to get more versions of any bears if you ask so was able to choose the perfect faces. £3 for non club members was good value for the amount of time we were there. I was happy to pay for hubby plus son as you get the coins which you can use in part payment of a bear though Ive kept mine as a keepsake.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 9 June 2023
  • Geordie in Surrey
    Surrey, United Kingdom30 contributions
    Absolutely Gorgeous! 🧸
    This really is a beautiful place to visit. We found it (by the power of Trip Advisor) a few years ago and make an annual stop there on our journey to Cornwall. The shop is just beautiful, the bear collection is absolutely adorable and yes, the brand is expensive (as they are SO high quality), but there are always lots of smaller items of merchandise such as bag charms, key rings and bags pins to buy, if you don’t want an actual bear. The bear gallery is simply incredible, so much attention to detail. It is beautifully styled and presented and very magical. Wonderful for all ages. The staff are always friendly and welcoming and allow you to browse at your leisure.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 18 August 2023
  • Charlie G
    1 contribution
    Lovely place to go
    What an amazing place to go whether you’re a collector or looking for a morning out. Thoroughly enjoyed reading about the history of Charlie Bears and see all the different ones. Hope to go again. After all ‘there’s always room for one more bear’!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 August 2023
  • Sandy M
    2 contributions
    Wonderful Bears
    What a lovely place to visit. The staff are very friendly & helpful. I use a mobility scooter & had no problems getting around the Bearhouse Gallery. The bears 🐻 are beautifully displayed & are, in themselves, beautiful. I just wanted to hug them all ❤️. It was fun trying to find the code to the secret room whilst looking at the bears. Once in the shop, trying to decide which bear to adopt, the lady was helpful in showing me which bears she liked herself, but there was no hard sell going on. I eventually decided on Gerald a beautiful grey &white bear. My husband was also impressed with the quality of the bears & has brought me another bear for my birthday - how lucky am I 😊😊.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 September 2023
  • Rachel A
    Cornwall, United Kingdom5 contributions
    BEARS!!!!
    We went here last year and I think the phrase used more than any other was "So cool!!" I didn't manage to find any bears named after me or the little girl (who thought everything was cool) with me, but we snapped pictures of every other bear named after family and friends. The secret room is a nice touch, there are a gazillion bears, kids go in free. Absolutely worth it.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 February 2024
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Rachel A
Cornwall, UK5 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
We went here last year and I think the phrase used more than any other was "So cool!!" I didn't manage to find any bears named after me or the little girl (who thought everything was cool) with me, but we snapped pictures of every other bear named after family and friends. The secret room is a nice touch, there are a gazillion bears, kids go in free. Absolutely worth it.
Written 16 February 2024
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Paula M
2 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Amazing place
Friendly lady in shop and it’s impossible to leave ( well impossible for me ) without a new bear or two in my case
Written 3 October 2023
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Sandy M
2 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
What a lovely place to visit. The staff are very friendly & helpful. I use a mobility scooter & had no problems getting around the Bearhouse Gallery. The bears 🐻 are beautifully displayed & are, in themselves, beautiful. I just wanted to hug them all ❤️. It was fun trying to find the code to the secret room whilst looking at the bears. Once in the shop, trying to decide which bear to adopt, the lady was helpful in showing me which bears she liked herself, but there was no hard sell going on. I eventually decided on Gerald a beautiful grey &white bear. My husband was also impressed with the quality of the bears & has brought me another bear for my birthday - how lucky am I 😊😊.
Written 13 September 2023
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Charlie G
1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Couples
What an amazing place to go whether you’re a collector or looking for a morning out. Thoroughly enjoyed reading about the history of Charlie Bears and see all the different ones. Hope to go again. After all ‘there’s always room for one more bear’!
Written 26 August 2023
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Sandy D
Porthtowan, UK433 contributions
Jun 2023
A great day out wandering around enjoying all the wonderful bears. The service was friendly and helpful. When we arrived, I said I was looking for one particular bear. They told us they had sold them all. However, later when I was looking in the secret cupboard, the lady came and told me they had one, which I now have in my sitting room!
Written 19 August 2023
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Geordie in Surrey
Surrey, UK30 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
This really is a beautiful place to visit. We found it (by the power of Trip Advisor) a few years ago and make an annual stop there on our journey to Cornwall. The shop is just beautiful, the bear collection is absolutely adorable and yes, the brand is expensive (as they are SO high quality), but there are always lots of smaller items of merchandise such as bag charms, key rings and bags pins to buy, if you don’t want an actual bear. The bear gallery is simply incredible, so much attention to detail. It is beautifully styled and presented and very magical. Wonderful for all ages. The staff are always friendly and welcoming and allow you to browse at your leisure.
Written 19 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Karen H
Horley, UK2 contributions
Jun 2023
Really enjoyed the Bearhouse Gallery. Loved seeing all the bears and thought they were well displayed. My disabled son enjoyed hunting for the keys and we were happy that he was safe and contained so could enjoy his freedom. Staff were friendly and helpful. Shop is small but the6 are happy to get more versions of any bears if you ask so was able to choose the perfect faces. £3 for non club members was good value for the amount of time we were there. I was happy to pay for hubby plus son as you get the coins which you can use in part payment of a bear though Ive kept mine as a keepsake.
Written 9 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

CP
1 contribution
Apr 2023 • Family
My daughter and I went to visit the gallery and shop over the Easter holidays. They had put on a treasure hunt for visitors to take part in which was great fun. The gallery itself is quite magical and worth a visit.
Written 11 April 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

John T
Marston Moretaine, UK24 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Absolute fantastic day out, if your a teddy bear collector you will be in heaven. You can spend as little as 10 minutes or hours there, refreshments are avaliable in the lovely little shop.
Written 10 March 2023
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Simon C
1 contribution
Feb 2023 • Family
I'm lost for words I don't want to say anything a out my visit other than its made me a true believer that I want to live there.
Thankyou so much for an amazing fun filled time
Written 15 February 2023
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