Paddington Bear was first introduced as a character in a book first published in 1958 by Micheal Bond. ” A Bear Called Paddington”.
Mr and Mrs Brown found him sitting on a battered old suitcase on Paddington Station with a label around his neck simply stating ” Please look after this bear”. Unable to resist such a simple request Mrs Brown took him home to live with her children Johnathon and Judy at 32 Windsor gardens.
And so the legend of Paddington began from the deepest darkest jungles of Peru to the busy streets of London.
He has now become a favourite of children of all ages and over the past half a century many a child has drawn comfort or inspiration from a Paddington
From the moment you drive into the large off street parking area and see Nana's Teddies new sanstone block facaded cottage you will know you are in for an unique experience, cross the cobbled porch under the federation style bull nosed verandah and enter 310 square metres of luxurious air conditioned show room. Just standing in the entry and being greeted by more than 15,000 Teddy Bears and their cuddly friends will take you back to the memories you childhood.