Hill Top

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

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Things to see and do

The kitchen at Hill Top, Cumbria

What's new at Hill Top for 2017  

Sometimes a change is better than a rest for Hill Top.

Continue in Beatrix Potter's footsteps

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What's on

Upcoming events

Mother's Day Showcase Tour

Sun 26 Mar 2017
Give mum the chance to have exclusive access to the house and get up close to items from the Beatrix Potter collection in this special tour. Booking Essential - this event will be available for you to book at the beginning of February.

Hill Top Showcase Tours

Sat 01 Apr 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.

Beatrix Beyond Hill Top

Sat 08 Apr 2017
See Hill Top then go beyond to experience Beatrix Potter's wider legacy in her much loved village of Near Sawrey, including exclusive access to the farmyard and Castle Cottage. This event will be available for you to book at the beginning of Feb.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Join in the Easter fun with Cadbury at Hill Top, as you follow clues around the garden.

Garden Tours

Sat 15 Apr 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.
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Our work

In the house

In the garden


An introduction to the Lake District's World Heritage Site bid 

The Lake District is bidding for World Heritage Site status.

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Visitor taking photos in Hill Top Garden, Cumbria

Visiting Hill Top as a group 

Don't forget to book ahead if you want to discover the beautiful setting and history of Beatrix Potter's Hill Top in a group. It's a real National Trust gem but is busy so booking ahead can help manage numbers.

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Get involved

Volunteers in the Garden at Hill Top, Cumbria

Volunteer at Hill Top  

Join us as a volunteer at Hill Top and do something great.

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