Bears in the United Kingdom

Photo from Megawolf, London

Move over Buckingham Palace, Britain is promoting a slew of unusual attractions and events targeting gay bears and their admirers. From a press release by VisitBritain, the nation’s official tourism authority, ” Hirsute and cuddly critters of all ages will find a wealth of holiday experiences to satisfy their particular appetites, alongside the traditional appeals of historic attractions, contemporary culture and chocolate-box landscapes.”

Britain is shining a spotlight on Tonker, a bear bar, The Hoist, a bear fetish club, as well as a bear-popular park (Hampstead Heath) and XXL Bear Pride, taking place May 27-31.

For more information, surf to VisitBritain’s gay-specific website ( Look under ‘Hot Tips’ for bear-related information or click here to go directly to the bear area of the website.

Published by edsalvato

Educator, marketing, communications and travel safety expert; LGBTQ Pavilion at the New York Times Travel Show; public speaker; expert panel organizer and moderator

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