At her own house, you can take a unique showcase tour of Hill Top, join a birthday picnic or take a special guided walk. The 7 July also marks 70 years since we opened Hill Top to our visitors, so there's double celebrations that month!
William Wordsworth isn’t the only Lakeland wild child who grew up to be a world-wide literary legend. Visit us this year for some very special exhibitions, events and activities to mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth.
Allan Bank was once home to National Trust founder Canon Rawnsley and this year we're exploring the inspiration Beatrix took from her friendship with Rawnsley. Did you know he helped with one of the little books?
16 July - 18 September, 11am - 5pm: a very special exhibition – the only one in the south of England - marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter, featuring 30 original drawings and watercolours.
Inspired by Beatrix Potter's stories and her home at Hill Top, our collection includes accessories designed exclusively for the National Trust, by our in-house designers, such as the Beatrix Potter 150th anniversary silk scarf.