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Alice's Bear Shop and Teddy Bear Hospital

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Address: And Teddy Bear Hospital 55 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QF, England
Phone Number: +44 1297 444589
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This is the home of the Alice's Bear Shop story books. You can often find...

This is the home of the Alice's Bear Shop story books. You can often find the Author and illustrator Rikey Austin working on her next project or meet some of the real life characters from the books. Come visit the Teddy Bears and Dolls in the Teddy Bear Hospital. If you have time they'd just love a get well soon card. We also have a large selection of Vintage and collectable bears as well as many lovely soft toys.

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Rikki and her friends

I love visiting Rikki and her friends. You can watch them repairing well loved bears, find bears to give a new home to and buy bear and rag doll kits that are beautifully packaged... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Barbara B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love visiting Rikki and her friends. You can watch them repairing well loved bears, find bears to give a new home to and buy bear and rag doll kits that are beautifully packaged with easy instructions to make super gifts for others, or yourself. This time I came away with a lovely old bear and panda kits.

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Thank Barbara B
Clayton le Woods, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We bought a rabbit for my grandson and it was so cute and reasonably priced. We talked to the owners and they showed us the teddy bear hospital. Children would love it

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Thank Marian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

My poor dog with his squeaky ear, lost his squeak many years ago and lost his eye site and my little rag doll lost her hair years ago. Dr Dave and his wonderful team took the two of them under their expert care, within 6 hours they were returned to me in full health. I am reliably informed by both... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

There's a workshop inside the shop and they fix and make the Bears while your watching, it's so cute. The variety of bears are amazing tHe children wil love it.

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Thank anitawalker
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

went on a 2 morning workshop, it was a fun workshop, there was 4 of us on the workshop, which was a nice number, we had mixed abilities and Dr Dave helped us all as and when we needed it. the shop itself is well stocked and the staff are very friendly and helpful. they have bears to suit all... More 

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Thank gs22015
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

This shop was a lot smaller than I anticipated it to be. Also doesn't stock my favourite brand of bear; Charlie Bears - which was a bit of a disappointment although I knew this before I entered the shop. The hospital is really sweet how it is set up. It's worth going in just for the 'awwwww' factor! Was a... More 

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Thank lol015
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2015

My lovely mouse, known as 'Mousey' had a problem with the stuffing in his legs- it had gone into his feet and his legs needed re-doing. I went to Alice's bear shop and teddy bear hospital, and I left him with them for 40 minutes. When I came back, his legs were just right- not too stiff, not too spongey... More 

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Thank Happy-Customer-SF
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2015

We had a lovely long chat with the staff who were very helpful about bear making and also about their up and coming rag doll kit they also have lots of reasonably priced bear making supplies also downstairs is a fossil museum as a bonus.

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Thank Natasha W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

I delight in this shop and hospital, everytime I visit Lyme. This time I bought down a Canterbury bear, with two holes in his paw. I am delighted to say that after a brief admission, all is well. I also added another special bear to my own collection, Ting, one designed by Rickey herself. The shop is a treasure trove... More 

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Thank Deirdre K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Thank goodness for Ricky and Becky, and the mail order and walking delivery service. So long ago, I bought my beloved ted Johnathan, to be restored, after a bad restoration experience in London; when I laid eyes on my lovely bear, newly restored, that was it. No more London restorers, I would wait for my holidays in Lyme. Other bears,... More 

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