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Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead Tours and Activities

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The Beatrix Potter Gallery is a popular destination for families and all fans of the famous author’s children's books. This 17th-century building in the town of Hawkshead, in the Lake District, was once the office of Potter's husband, the solicitor William Heelis, and now houses much of her original artwork.

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Closed Fridays, hours change seasonally
Main Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0NS
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Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide
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Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

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Discover another side of the beautiful Lake District, and follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter, on this immersive, half-day tour. Meet your guide at your local accommodation, and venture first to Wray Castle, a former vacation home where Potter spent time as a teenager. Continue to her home at Hill Top, see the villages she used to frequent, and learn more about her life and works. As you go, you’ll also get to admire the Lake District’s wealth of scenery.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.99
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Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise
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Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise

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Visit the Beatrix Potter house and some of the Lake District’s prettiest locations on an afternoon tour from Windermere. After a scenic Lake Windermere cruise, travel through idyllic countryside to Hill Top, the Beatrix Potter home where the beloved children’s author lived during the early 1900s. See the garden and rooms left as she would have known them and learn about her life here. Finish with a visit to the quaint village of Hawkshead, where poet William Wordsworth attended school; and Tarn Hows, one of Lakeland’s most gorgeous spots. Please note Hill Top is an additional £11.80 per adult and £5.90 per child. This must be booked with Mountain Goat at least 24 hours before the tour departs
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

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Experience the untamed beauty and literary heritage of England’s Lake District on this guided day trip from London, with round-trip rail tickets included. On arrival, explore this epic region by minivan, visiting Lake Windermere, Hawkshead, and Tarn Hows. In summer, enjoy an added visit to Hill Top, Beatrix Potter’s former farmhouse; a scenic lake cruise, and tea at the famous Lindeth Howe hotel. Upgrade to first class rail tickets for extra comfort.
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  • 13 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$324.13
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Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

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On this in-depth, full-day tour, you’ll follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter. Go behind the scenes to get a comprehensive overview of the acclaimed writer, illustrator, and scientist, best known for her “Peter Rabbit” series. Tours include stops where the author lived and worked, plus admission tickets to the Beatrix Potter Gallery and Armitt Museum.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Beatrix Potter: Afternoon Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide
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Beatrix Potter: Afternoon Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

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Without a rental car, rounding up the Lake District spots beloved by Beatrix Potter in a half-day is near-impossible. Ideal for time-crunched visitors, this small-group tour from Windermere, Bowness, and Ambleside visits many such places in a few hours. Explore Beatrix’s Hill Top home, see Esthwaite Lake where she fished, visit Hawkshead, and learn detail about her life and characters via the onboard commentary that you might never otherwise hear.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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The Beatrix Potter And Peter Rabbit Private Tour

The Beatrix Potter And Peter Rabbit Private Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of beloved British author Beatrix Potter—and see some of the Lake District’s loveliest scenery besides—on this private tour. Following pickup from your Windermere accommodation, you’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle to the village of Sawley, where Potter once lived. Entry to her home, Hill Top, is included; once inside, explore the rooms and gardens that fed Potter’s imagination. Next, stop for lunch (own expense) before continuing to Hawkshead, where you’ll visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$338.01
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Private Lake District Tours

Private Lake District Tours

These are driver guided tours.with a very experienced driver guide. Ex history teachers. We will use the back rds where possible. I am a expert on these venues. Each lake has a unique feel. Some of the most stunning scenery in the country. These attractions are some of the most interesting in the country. We will also stop for lunch at a quaint English pub. The tours are flexible.fun and knowledgeable. This is best enjoyed over 3 days. 5 hr journey from London.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 8 People
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Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 8 People

Discover the life of Beatrix Potter, taking a step back in time. Visit Hill Top, home of her many children’s books, Wray Castle and Yew Tree Farm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of traditional Lakeland, taking in some of its awesome landscapes. This tour takes you on a journey through Beatrix's beloved Lake District. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$349.27
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Private Tour: Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert

Private Tour: Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert

On this tour you get to see: • Wray Castle where Beatrix spent her 16th birthday and first discovered the Lake District where she was to later make her home. • Near Sawrey village which Beatrix visited often, used as inspiration for her illustrations and where she happily settled and married. • Hill Top, the house which Beatrix bought from the money she made from the publication of Peter Rabbit. • Esthwaite Water where Beatrix fished from her boat. • Hawkshead village • Tarn Hows bought by Beatrix  and regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District. • Coniston Water with spectacular views of the lake and Coniston Old Man • Yewdale Valley where Beatrix owned farms and land including Yew Tree Farm used in the film Miss Potter.
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  • 4 hours
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$454.06
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Private Tour: Beatrix Potter Afternoon Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with Expert

Private Tour: Beatrix Potter Afternoon Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with Expert

On this tour you will get to see: • Wray Castle where Beatrix spent her 16th birthday and first discovered the Lake District. • Near Sawrey village which Beatrix visited often, used as inspiration for her illustrations and where she happily settled and married. • Hill Top, the house which Beatrix bought from the money she made from the publication of Peter Rabbit. • Esthwaite Water where Beatrix fished from her boat. • Hawkshead village • Tarn Hows bought by Beatrix  and regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District. • Coniston Water with spectacular views of the lake and Coniston Old Man • Yewdale Valley where Beatrix owned farms and land including Yew Tree Farm used in the film Miss Potter.
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  • 4 hours
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Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 4 People
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Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 4 People

Discover the life of Beatrix Potter, taking a step back in time. Visit Hill Top, home of her many children’s books, Wray Castle and Yew Tree Farm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of traditional Lakeland, taking in some of its awesome landscapes. This tour takes you on a journey through Beatrix's beloved Lake District. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$279.42
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Private Tour: Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

Private Tour: Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

You get to see: • Wray Castle where Beatrix spent her 16th birthday and first discovered the Lake District where she was to later make her home. • Hill Top, the house which Beatrix bought from the money she made from the publication of Peter Rabbit. • Esthwaite Water where Beatrix fished from her boat. • Hawkshead village • Beatrix Potter Gallery to see the original illustrations by Beatrix, including the famous copy she made of the Peter Rabbit letter. • Tarn Hows bought by Beatrix  and regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District. • Yewdale Valley where Beatrix owned farms and land including Yew Tree Farm used in the film Miss Potter. • Armitt Library & Museum to see Beatrix's stunningly detailed mycology illustrations and other artefacts
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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What are Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead hours of operation?
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Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead hours of operation: Closed Fridays, hours change seasonally. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead costs USD 65.66. Guided Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead tours start around USD 65.66 per person.
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