Hill Top

Important notice -

Hill Top House, Garden & Shop are open with tickets now on sale. Booking is essential to guarantee entry.

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

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What's on

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets to guarantee entry to Hill Top.

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Things to see and do

Fire in the kitchen range at Hill Top house, Cumbria

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 open Monday- Friday serving fresh baked goods, savoury snacks, locally roasted coffee, teas and hot chocolate. All from the little cosy coffee cabin in Beatrix Potter’s orchard.

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

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is open and offers something for everyone. 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


In the house


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