Hill Top

Hill Top house in the snow Cumbria

Important notice -

Hill Top is now closed for the winter. We look forward to seeing you in March.

Beatrix Potter's 17th-century farmhouse: a time-capsule of her life

Hill Top

What's on

This February half term...

...please stay local as per government guidelines if planning to visit one of our places.
Most places will not be running their usual half term events and activities, but your family will still be able to enjoy fresh air and space to stretch little legs at our places which are open.
Please book visits in advance, and always check the webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

Hill Top

Our work

Beatrix and her Bunnies book on a child's bed

Discover the story behind the Tale of Peter Rabbit 

Beatrix and her Bunnies by Rebecca Colby and Caroline Bonne-Müller is a heartwarming children's biography of classic author Beatrix Potter. Read our interview with Liz MacFarlane, Collections and House Manager at Hill Top and a consultant on the book, and delve into the life of Beatrix.

In the house



Hill Top

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Hill Top on the National Trust Collections website