Located in the bustling village of Hawkshead is the National Trust property of Beatrix Potter Gallery, which has an interesting link with the children’s author herself.
Here, you can explore the fascinating life of Beatrix Potter, discover some of her original writings and illustrations and unearth the inspirations behind her influential stories. Meet the enthusiastic and helpful staff before admiring the collection of Beatrix Potter’s artwork and gaining an insight into how and why some of the characters came to be.
The Beatrix Potter Gallery displays artwork in a 17th-century building that was once Beatrix’s solicitor husband’s office. After exploring the property, follow in the author’s footsteps and take a walk to Hill Top, her beloved home in the Lake District.
This National Trust-owned Lake District day out is ideal for lovers of literature…
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