Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Important notice -

We're working to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. However, the Beatrix Potter Gallery and our Hawkshead shop remain closed. Nearby Hill Top garden and shop are open. The Windermere car ferry is now running a limited service..

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

Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Things to see and do

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.

Ashness Woods in autumn sun, Borrowdale, Lake District

Autumn in the Lake District 

Coming to the Lake District when the fells are turning from green to gold? We think it's one of the best times to visit - here are our top 10 things to do in autumn.

Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead


Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead

Our work

Looking after Beatrix Potter's legacy