Beatrix Potter's 17th-century farmhouse: a time-capsule of her life
Continue in Beatrix Potter's footsteps
Beatrix Potter's original artwork on display in a 17th-century house
Beatrix holidayed on the shores of Derwent Water and set many of her stories here. The locations are recognisable in her tales about Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Squirrel Nutkin and Benjamin Bunny. This year, nearby Wordsworth House will display some of Beatrix’s orignal artworks.
Majestic views and peaceful walks in beautiful countryside
Allan Bank was home to Canon Rawnsley, Beatrix’s lifelong friend and mentor. To celebrate this friendship, an exhibition at the house will ask visitors what inspires them. Allan Bank still has the atmosphere of a bustling family home, and a lively programme of music and events.
Yew Tree is an iconic Lakes farm, bequeathed to The National Trust by Beatrix Potter. Now offering self catering accommodation in the farmhouse and unique weddings in the historic barn.
The Lingholm Estate was the Potter’s favourite Lakeland holiday home. They rented the house ten times between 1885 and 1907. Beatrix credited the Lingholm Kitchen Gardens as her original inspiration for Mr McGregor’s garden. It has recently been re-opened with a stunning café, shop and access to the walled garden.
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.
Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Hill Top on the National Trust Collections website