Hamleys is the UK's most famous toy shop, and one of the largest toy shops in the world. It was founded in 1760 by William Hamley and started out as a shop called Noah's Ark in High Holborn, London, selling everything from tin soldiers to rag dolls. Today, children and adults alike still flock to Hamleys, which is one of the major tourist attractions in London with over five million visitors each year.
With five floors, they have every toy imaginable including arts and crafts, action toys, dolls, games, outdoor toys, cars, trains and other vehicles, and preschool toys, along with soft toys and building materials like Lego and Meccano. Hamleys online makes finding the ideal toy easy, and you can search by age, gender, brand, character, or just price.