Beatrix Potters home

Beatrix Potters home

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The home of Beatrix Potter, famous for the illustrated Tale of Peter Rabbit along with other childrens books. With the proceeds from the books and a legacy from an aunt, Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top Farm in 1905. Potter died in 1943 at her home, at the age of 77, leaving almost all her property to the National Trust.

Beatrix Potters Home

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is situated on Crag Brow in the center of Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3BX, and shares a building with the Old Laundry Theatre. The World of Beatrix Potter is a vibrant family attraction bringing to life Beatrix Potter’s enchanting stories in a magical recreation of the beautiful Lake District countryside.  The exhibition features favorite characters from the famous books, an award-winning outdoor Peter Rabbit Garden, a superb character-themed family-friendly café, and a world-famous gift shop ensuring all generations of visitors can experience a little bit of Beatrix Potter magic.

  1. The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in the Lake District celebrates everything about Beatrix Potter – the English author and illustrator who is best known for her imaginative children’s books, the most famous of all being the Tale of Peter Rabbit. Beatrix Potter wrote 23 enchanting stories which the Attraction brings to life in a magical recreation of the Lake District countryside.

  1. Peter Rabbit Garden

The Peter Rabbit Garden is a small but perfectly formed show garden that brings to life the kitchen and cottage gardens you see in Beatrix Potter’s illustrations. The garden captures all sorts of details from the stories. Designed by Chelsea RHS Gold medal winner Richard Lucas, the garden is created with local material, including Honister slate and Furness bricks, and tended to use organic principles.

  1. Theater
  • Peter Rabbit Theatre, watch with delight as your favorite stories and most beloved characters are brought to life in a theatrical spectacular with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs, and a spoonful of magic
  • Old Laundry Theatre shares a building with the Attraction has a fantastic program of drama, comedy, music, folk, and film
  • The Laundrama is our versatile studio space on Rayrigg Road, directly across from the Café entrance. This beautiful space with gold leaf ceiling and chandeliers is the perfect venue for our popular Peter Rabbit Tea Parties, Father Christmas parties, Group dining, Film and dine nights, Theatre Bistro & comedy evenings.
  1. Nursery Shop

Just outside the front of the Attraction is the Nursery Shop which stocks a huge range of adorable baby gifts including Peter Rabbit brands, along with Sarah Louise, Emile Rose, and Mini La Mode. With beautiful clothes for newborns to 6 years, gorgeous books and soft toys, gifts, and trinkets.

  1. The New Laundry Café

Pop in morning coffee, lunch, or high tea. Signature afternoon tea is famous and kids love their tasty picnic basket. Café serves delicious treats.

It is an enchanting attraction in the English Lake District where Beatrix Potter’s magical stories are brought to life in 3D. This is worth a visit for all ages and the exhibits are very interesting.


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