Hill Top

Important notice -

Sunday 18th March: the roads around the area are not too bad but do take care when travelling as there is some snow and ice. Hill Top is open today as are most of our nearby places.

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

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Our work

In the house

In the garden


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Things to see and do

Continue in Beatrix Potter's footsteps

Introduction to leaflet showing various places across the Lake District with a Beatrix Potter connection

Discover Beatrix Potter in the Lake District

Follow in Beatrix Potter's footsteps around the Lake District taking in places that inspired her and that still have a strong connection today.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Hill Top Friday tours

Fri 23 Mar 2018
Experience Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from Beatrix Potter's collection.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Join in the Easter fun with Cadbury at Hill Top, as you follow clues around the garden.
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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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Places to stay

Stay in Beatrix Potter's Lake District

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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