Featuring Beatrix's original artwork, handwritten letters and personal items, the Beatrix Potter Gallery holds a new exhibition in 2018. We're uncovering a lesser-known side to the children’s author. Discover how she influenced the Cumbrian community.
Crafting something by hand, then passing those skills onto someone else - just a joyous feeling. That's exactly what Edith Rawnsley did at Allan Bank. We're exploring her role in the arts and crafts movement. Have a go at the many different crafts on offer, in the most relaxing National Trust place. You can even make yourself a cuppa.
She was the mistress of Sizergh in the 1700s and had to make some big decisions following the death of her husband to secure the future of the house. For the first time, explore her letters for a rare glimpse into her life at the time.