Beatrix Potter Gallery

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Discover the Story behind Beatrix Potter Discover the life of one of the worlds most beloved childrens authors.

Where is Beatrix Potter Gallery located?

 Beatrix Potter Gallery is located on Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS

What is there to see and do at Beatrix Potter Gallery?

At the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours. The gallery also offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about Ms Potter's life outside writing – her passion for farming and conservation are showcased alongside her legacy and how it made the place known to us the Lake District to be today. The building itself has a fascinating past too – it was the office of Ms Potter's husband William Heelis, a solicitor, and it is a rare chance to see inside one of Hawkshead's old buildings.

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Disabled Access

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Extra info

Open Times: Gallery: 14 Feb to 19 Mar, Daily except Fri 10:30-15:30. 21 Mar to 21 May & 23 May 10:30 to 17.00 Daily except Friday. 23 May to 3 Sep, Daily 10:30-17:00. to 1 Nov 10:30 to 17:00 Daily except Friday.
Price Details: NT Members Free. Adult £6.30, Child £3.10, Family £15.75

Arrival information & directions

Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, AmblesideLA22 0NS, United Kingdom

Take the B5286 from Ambleside (4 miles); B5285 from Coniston (5 miles)


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