Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Important notice -

The Beatrix Potter Gallery is open, with tickets now on sale. Booking advisable to guarantee entry. Please note due to the Windermere Marathon there will be delays/temporary closures on local road B5286 between 7.30 - 11am on Sunday 23 May 2021.

Beatrix Potter's original artwork on display in a 17th-century house

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Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Things to see and do

Three rabbits illustrated by Beatrix Potter from Cecily Parsleys Nursery Rhymes 1922

Exhibition of original artwork at the Beatrix Potter Gallery opens for 2021 

Get up close to original illustrations from your favourite tales and rarely seen objects, in this year's exhibition, which explores why correspondence was so important to Beatrix Potter.

Introduction to leaflet showing various places across the Lake District with a Beatrix Potter connection

Discover Beatrix Potter in the Lake District

Follow in Beatrix Potter's footsteps around the Lake District taking in places that inspired her and that still have a strong connection today.

Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

What's on

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead (17 May - 23 May)

Wed 19 May 2021
10:30-15:00
Book your timed entry to visit Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

History

Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Our work

Looking after Beatrix Potter's legacy