Heritage Open Days at Hill Top

This unique tour for Heritage Open Days is led by our experienced collections manager.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

It will get you closer to her favourite things and the place that provided Beatrix with the inspiration for many of her most famous tales. Outside you can walk in the garden where Tom Kitten and his sisters played and hunt for Jemima Puddle-Duck's egg in the rhubarb patch.

The basics

Booking details
Call hilltop@nationaltrust.org.uk
Please contact the Hill Top office to book. Tour has limited numbers, please book in advance.
Children welcome.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet outside Hill Top shop at the bottom of the garden.
W/chr access to two rooms on ground floor and garden. Accessible parking space and entrance 10 yards from house, through a gate and down rough track. Assistance dogs only.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
8 September 2017 15:00 - 16:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Hill Top office
Call 015394 36269

Upcoming events

Hill Top Showcase Tours

Sat 02 Sep 2017
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.

Heritage Open Days at Hill Top

Fri 08 Sep 2017
This unique tour for Heritage Open Days is led by our experienced collections manager.

Beatrix Beyond Hill Top

Sat 09 Sep 2017
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 21 Oct 2017
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.