Bear News

Here you will find the latest Bass Rock Bears news. You can also find updates on my Facebook page.

Angus Bear Enjoying Autumn

October 20, 2020

Here is a photograph of Angus Bear soaking up the sun.  He is looking for a forever home and is available for adoption now on my shop page.  Happy Autumn everyone x

Happy 2020!

January 01, 2020

Well, this year marks the 5th Anniversary of Bass Rock Bears and it has been so much fun!  The Bears are Everywhere! From Nebraska to Norway and Iceland to Iraq there has been a Bass Rock Bear about, I can hardly believe it. It has been very exciting and an absolute pleasure and it is all thanks to you for being friends of the Bears. I hope you have a fabulous year ahead and look forward to another great year doing what I love most and seeing lots of smiles. 

Christmas 2019!

December 07, 2019

These two Christmas Bears are made from the finest German mohair and have been sewn entirely by hand.  The perfect present for that special person that has everything, an heirloom gift to be treasured forever.  I can't wait to see who adopts them and where they go.....

Calum Bear in Columbia!

August 10, 2019

Calum Bear has started his adventures in the Big Wide World by joining in the Feria de Las Flores in Medellin, Colombia.  Happy travels Calum Bear!

What a Wonderful Time of the Year!

December 08, 2018

The Christmas North Berwick Artisans Fair is always the best one of the year!  So many familiar faces, amazing crafts and fantastic gifts that you won't find anywhere else.  The Bears and I always have a great time and it is a lovely way to end the crafting year.  We are now enjoying a wee hibernation until the next one on the 16th of February!

Online Shop Now Open for Adoptions!

August 16, 2017

Whether you are looking for a Newborn Bear or a Classic Mohair Bear you will find lots of hopefuls here, all looking for homes.  You will also find the Bass Rock Bear Journal and Greeting Cards and of course the Teddy Bear's Passport - an essential item for any bear in the modern world.

The Bears are back at the North Berwick Artisan Fair!

April 12, 2017

The Bass Rock Bears are back once again at the ever-popular North Berwick Artisan Fair.

A day of fantastic arts and crafts produced locally by independent designers, artists and makers at the Abbey Church, North Berwick.

Sat 22nd April

Abbey Church, North Berwick


Bears at the North Berwick Artisan Fair!

March 10, 2017

The Bass Rock Bears will be at the North Berwick Artisan Fair.

Come along to the Abbey Church and see some fantastic arts and crafts produced locally by independent designers, artists and makers.

Sat 18th March

Abbey Church, North Berwick


It's Here! The Bass Rock Bears Book.

August 01, 2016

This journal tells the story of the Bass Rock Bears and gives us a glimpse into their strange world, their habits, their tales and their adventures over 48 full colour pages packed with original illustrations.

The Bass Rock Bears Are Now Child Friendly!

July 29, 2016

NEW!! Good news for all the big and little children - there is now a child friendly Bass Rock Bear suitable for all bear lovers over 3 years of age!

Super soft, cuddly and fully jointed, the bears are 11" tall and carry a felt satchel with a mini compass, a lucky sixpence and a hand drawn map showing the location of their cave on Bass Rock. Their adoption fee is £19 (you can choose the name and story for no extra charge to make an extra special and unique gift).

They will be making their debut at WhyNot? on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th of August - why not pop in for a teddy cuddle and a piece of cake?

The Bears Are In Ocean terminal

July 29, 2016

The Bass Rock Bears can now be found at Limitless Scotland in Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh.

The Perfect Gift For Mother's Day

Mar 2016

We're in Why Not? on North Berwick High Street on Fri 4th, Sat 5th and Sun 6th Mar. What to get for the woman who has everything? Her very own Bass Rock Bear!

We're in the Toun Cryer!

Aug 2015

We're delighted to announce that we have a lovely article in the August/September edition of East Lothian's 'Toun Cryer' magazine.


Please click view the article: Toun Cryer Article

Leuchie Bear

Aug 2015

Leuchie Bear was auctioned at the Bass Rock Supper to raise money for local charity Leuchie House. Before his adoption he had a boat trip to Bass Rock where he had some great photos taken to remind him of home.  Take a look at the Bears Gallery page and see if you can spot him!

Winton Bear

Jul 2015

Here is a sneak preview of a bear that has been made especially for the Winton Bear Foundation and will be auctioned in October. ‘Winton Bear’ is honoured to be one of the star auction items and is already attracting great interest. He has been lovingly designed with a key around his neck - the key to freedom for all the other bears whose cages still need opened.  Visit the Winton Bear Foundation website to see all the fantastic work they do to rescue bears in distress around the world:

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