Hill Top

Important notice -

Hill Top is now closed for the winter and will reopen on 12 February.

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

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Things to see and do

Welcome to Beatrix Potter's Hill Top in 2021

We're so pleased to be opening the front door and welcoming you in to Hill Top house, just as Beatrix Potter wanted.

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Eating and shopping

Joey's pop up cafe at Hill Top

Grab a bite to eat

The Joey’s Café pop-up is now closed for the winter. Joey's Cafes at Wray Castle and Claife Viewing Station are open serving fresh baked goods, savoury snacks, locally roasted coffee, teas and hot chocolate.

A selection of gardening tools and accessories displayed against a brick wall.

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is now closed for the winter. Whether it’s a gift for a loved one or an indulgence for yourself, every purchase helps us look after Hill Top for everyone, for ever.

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Our work



Rangers surveying a hay meadow at Hill Top farm, Near Sawrey, Cumbria

Looking after Hill Top's hay meadows  

The hay meadows at Hill Top are an iconic part of the farm that Beatrix Potter loved and worked in. During the month of July we're celebrating their rich diversity and discovering more about these havens for nature.

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Places to stay

Stay in Beatrix Potter's Lake District

Stay next door to Hill Top

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Art and collections

Our collections

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