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The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix PotterThe Old Laundry
Crag Brow
LA23 3BX
Telephone: 0844 504 1233


The World of Beatrix Potter is a vibrant family attraction, bringing to life all 23 enchanting stories in a magical recreation of the beautiful Lake District countryside.

The exhibition features favourite characters from the famous books including Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-winkle, and the outdoor Peter Rabbit Garden offers visitors a timeless view of Mr. McGregor's vegetable patch.

Kids can enjoy a free activity sheet whilst grownups absorb themselves in Miss Potters history in the fascinating virtual world and interactive area. With a superb character-themed family friendly cafe and a world-famous gift shop, all generations of visitors can experience a little bit of Beatrix Potter magic, whatever the weather!

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It may be worth checking out The World of Beatrix Potter's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.

We do strongly suggest you contact The World of Beatrix Potter before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Opening Details:
Open Every Day from 10am.
Last admission is 4.30pm.
From Saturday 28 March, last admission will be 5.30pm.


"I'm hungry"

The Beatrix Potter Tea Room is a fabulous family friendly cafe with fresh ingredients grown in its own Kitchen Garden. Everything is home made from fresh local ingredients including mouthwatering salads, soups and cakes - try our Beetroot and Chocolate Brownies! The Peter Rabbit Picnic Basket is ideal for children. "A genuinely impressive Tea Room, with a thoughtful and occasionally inspiring menu for kids, plus the odd treat for their exhausted parents." The Independent

healthy food

Many ingredients for the Tea Room are sourced from the Kitchen Garden, so homemade soups and delicious salads are always on the menu.

"Can I have one of those?"

The famous Beatrix Potter gift Shop and Nursery Shop offer a wide range of gifts inspired by Peter Rabbit and his friends - some unique to the Lake District

"i need a wee"

Toilets and baby change facilities are available on site.

and baby come too...

Baby changing facilities, food warming equipment and high chairs all available


"are we there yet?"

In the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, on Rayrigg Road. any top tips?

Visit before 11am or after 3pm for smaller queues. We are always busier on wet days. If you plan to visit the attraction more than once in the year why not purchase our Freedom Pass? It will save you lots of money and you can visit as many times as you like in a year!

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:
Adult £7.20
Seniors £6.20
Child £3.70
Under 2s Free
Family from £20


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The World of Beatrix PotterThe Old Laundry
Crag Brow
LA23 3BX
Telephone: 0844 504 1233