Hill Top

Important notice -

Friday 27th May. Hill Top is completely closed today.

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

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What's on

A view of Hill Top in the summer.

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

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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 closed during February and March. 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 reopens on 12 February. 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