Garden Tours

Join our very own Mr McGregor, gardener Pete, for a guided tour of Beatrix Potter's delightful farm house garden. Learn about the history of the garden, its plants and the deep connections with Beatrix's life and work.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join our very own Mr McGregor, gardener Pete, for a guided tour of Beatrix Potter's delightful farm house garden. Learn about the history of the garden, its plants and the deep connections with Beatrix's life and work.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Hill Top

Prices

Hill Top
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.50 £10.40
Child £5.75 £5.20
Family £28.75 £26.00

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Access to the garden and shop is free during opening hours. 

The basics

Suitability
Children welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet in the vegetable patch at Hill Top.
Accessibility
Please note there are some steps and uneven surfaces in the Hill Top garden.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 July 2017 13:00 - 13:30 Available
14:00 - 14:30 Available
15:00 - 15:30 Available
19 August 2017 13:00 - 13:30 Available
14:00 - 14:30 Available
15:00 - 15:30 Available
21 October 2017 13:00 - 13:30 Available
14:00 - 14:30 Available
15:00 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hill Top office
Email
hilltop@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 015394 36269

Upcoming events

National Meadows Day

Sat 01 Jul 2017
10:30-16:00
We're hosting a day of activities at Hill Top for National Meadows Day to celebrate the farm's hay meadows and all that lives within them.

Hill Top Showcase Tours

Sat 01 Jul 2017
18:00-20:00
Beatrix's much loved and inspirational Hill Top will be brought to life on this unique tour. Experience the house in the quiet of the evening, as Beatrix herself often did.

Conservation in action

Thu 06 Jul 2017
10:00-13:15
Chat to our Conservation volunteers and learn about how we care for our large book collection at Hill Top.

Beatrix Beyond Hill Top

Sat 08 Jul 2017
13:30-15:30
Go beyond Hill Top to experience Beatrix Potter's wide legacy in her much loved village of Near Sawrey, including exclusive access to the farmyard, Castle Cottage and the opportunity to enjoy one of Beatrix's favourite views not normally accessible.

Garden Tours

Sat 15 Jul 2017
13:00-13:30
Join our very own Mr McGregor, gardener Pete, for a guided tour of Beatrix Potter's delightful farm house garden. Learn about the history of the garden, its plants and the deep connections with Beatrix's life and work.