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Many Lives of Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour

By English Lake District Tours
Free cancellation available
7h 3m+
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Multiple languages

Highlights

  • Visit Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's home

  • See her original artwork at the Beatrix Potter Gallery

  • Beatrix's original mycology drawings at the Armitt museum

  • Wray Castle, where Beatrix first encountered the Lakes

  • Magnificent countryside that she lived in and owned parts of

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Entry to Hill Top

  • What's included

    Entry to the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead

  • What's included

    Entry to the Armitt Museum and Gallery

  • What's included

    Fully escorted and guided by one of our expert guides

  • What's included

    Seperate driver so they can concentrate on the road while your guide talks

  • What's included

    Multiple stops for photo opportunities

  • What's excluded

    Food and drink

Know Before You Book

  • Every passenger, including a child of any age, must purchase a seat

  • We reserve the right to alter the tour due to local traffic conditions or weather

What you can expect

Make your first stop at Wray Castle. Discover its part in Beatrix's life and the people that she met there. Head along the steep and narrow Lakeland roads to her home in Near Sawrey. Take a guided walk through the village, into Hill Top and its gardens. Have plenty of time to visit the house, gardens and gift shop.

Stop for lunch in Hawkshead, and visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery. See original manuscripts and illustrations by Beatrix. Take a short guided walk around the village, and then explore the village at your own pace. Move on to the beautiful Tarn Hows, part of the considerable Monk Coniston Estate bought by Potter, bequeathed to The National Trust. Discover more about the life of Beatrix as a farmer and conservationist.

Travel to Yew Tree Farm, once owned by Beatrix and used in the film Miss Potter. Stop to snap some pictures and drive back to Ambleside. Head into the Armitt Library and Museum to uncover Potter's life as a scientific researcher and illustrator. Get fascinating insights into Beatrix's interest in mycology as a young woman, illustrated by her detailed illustrations, bequeathed to the library in her will.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Lake District England

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Oxenholme
  • Oxenholme Road
  • Oxenholme England LA9 7HG
  • Windermere
  • station precinct
  • Station Precinct England LA23 1AH
  • Bowness
  • Bowness-on-Windermere England LA23 3HQ
  • Ambleside
  • King Street
  • ambleside England LA22
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