About Us

About Bakewell

Bakewell Gift & Bear Shop is an independent retail store situated in the historic market town of Bakewell, Derbyshire, in the heart of the beautiful Peak District.  

Whether you're looking for an interesting day out or a holiday, Bakewell has lots for you to see and do with plenty of shops, cafes and pubs, a Farmer's Market usually held on the last Saturday of each month and an agricultural and general market every Monday.

Bakewell is also close to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

Our Shop

Established in 2004, we moved into larger premises on Matlock Street, Bakewell seven years ago. The spacious shop is wheelchair accessible and is open 7 days a week. There is ample parking nearby.

The shop stocks a huge selection of teddy bears. This includes the extremely popular Charlie Bears collections, which are situated in their own bear room in the shop guaranteeing a great hug - we have plush, Minimos, Isabelle Collection and Baby in stock or to pre order.

Our Steiff bears include Classic Steiff, Steiff Limited Editions, UK Exclusives and childrens Steiff.

Other brands include Gund, Jellycat, Aurora, Suki, Beatrix Potter characters, Paddington and various bears suitable for babies.

We have gift ideas for new baby and christening gifts, picture frames, mugs, Heathcote and Ivory toiletries, Old Tupton Ware pottery, Bakewell souvenirs, local interest, walking and guide books to the area. We also have a vast selection of greetings cards, together with gift wrap and gift bags to complement your purchases.

A recent addition to our range of goods is jigsaw puzzles. We have a great selection from House of Puzzles, Ravensburger, Falcon and King, which are suitable for all ages.