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Shopping at Hill Top

A Christmas-themed gift card surrounded by fairy lights
Let them choose with a National Trust gift card to use in our shops or online | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

PLEASE NOTE: HILL TOP HOUSE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. THE SHOP AND GARDEN ARE OPEN WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY 10 - 3 UNTIL 15 DECEMBER, NO PREBOOKING REQUIRED. THE HOUSE SHOP AND GARDEN WILL WILL RE-OPEN ON 10 FEBRUARY 2024. Complete your visit to Hill Top by popping to our shop and discover a treasure trove of unique products to treat yourself or a friend. Every penny that you spend in our shop helps us to look after Hill Top for everyone, for ever.

Festive inspiration

Let the gift finding begin! Our shop is full of festive surprises and presents for all ages.

Beatrix and books

Why not pick up one of Beatrix Potter's tales and discover the sketches and stories inspired by the village of Near Sawrey and on to the Lakeland Fells.

‘There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you’

– Beatrix Potter on writing

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

A view of Hill Top house, Cumbria, a cottage with pretty foliage climbing up its walls and which is surrounded by a cottage garden densely planted with shrubs and flowers.

Discover more at Hill Top

Find out when Hill Top is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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Treat yourself 

Looking for the perfect gift or perhaps you're in need of some retail therapy? You can browse our full range via our online shop.

Dark red dahlias in the garden at Hill Top

Things to do in Hill Top garden 

Discover Beatrix Potter's garden, restored to how it was in her time, with the carefully tended vegetable plot and views of the pretty cottage garden from the famous path.

The bedroom at Hill Top house, Cumbria

Things to do in Hill Top house 

See Beatrix Potter’s house as she wanted you to see it. It’s filled with her belongings and you can match up illustrations from her books with scenes there today.

Autumn gate at Hill Top

Booking your visit to Hill Top 

The house and garden at Hill Top are open, and you will need to book in advance to guarantee entry. If you're planning a visit to Hill Top, read this article to find out everything you need to know.