For 258 years, Hamleys of London has been The Finest Toy Shop in the World bringing magical experiences and joy to children of all ages. Hamleys’ rich history began with William Hamley, a Cornishman from Bodmin, England. William Hamley dreamed of the best toy shop in the world when opening his toy shop at Holborn, London in 1760. Hamleys, in India, has grown to be recognized as a trend setter for new and magical experiences for children. The brand has 62 stores spread across 30 cities in the country and is only growing.
The Hamleys experience has always been about its unique brand of theatre and entertainment, transporting families through a world of imagination and discovery. It is for this reason, that the toy shop has been a pioneer in introducing the most popular international characters to India through exclusive meet and greet events and live demonstrations at stores. Prominent animated characters such as Tom & Jerry, Peppa Pig, Minions, My Little Pony and others are all friends of the brand. Fun props and fixtures within the shop, enhance the vibrant environment to create an experience where children are encouraged to play with toys.