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D'Lyell Bears

D’Lyell Bears

Welcome to our world of bears and other friends. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Roy and I have been making bears in Auckland, New Zealand since 1991 and amazingly(!) still get as much pleasure from it as we did when we started.

2020 will see a few changes in our show schedule. Sadly we will miss both Munster and Tokyo but we have decided to do the September show in London this year for the first time in many years! Don't worry though as we will be back to Germany and Tokyo as usual for 2021. Here in New Zealand we will be exhibiting at both SENZ shows which includes Christchurch for the first time. Check out our Show page for more details and we hope to see you at one of these great shows.

We will be updating new bears over the next few months as the B&B has kept us really busy and the recent hot weather hasn't helped us making bears. The new creations and kits are looking fantastic though!

In 2017 we decided to do something Heather has always wanted to do - Bed & Breakfast! We would be delighted to welcome you to our home to see where the bears are made. Our (almost!) restored 1880s villa is our pride and joy in the leafy central suburb of Mt Eden so if you are travelling to Auckland or have family/friends coming here please think of us. See more information on our About Us section. This has been VERY popular, especially since listing on the site under Auckland, the Grange where you can see availability etc.

If you are in Auckland you are always welcome to pop in to see us in our studio where we have a small showroom. Just give us a call first to make sure we are here and not away travelling with the bears. 

Beary regards,

Heather & Roy

Updated FEBRUARY 2020