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Beatrix Potter wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this little 17th-century house which she owned for 38 years, and scenes from the house, garden, farm and village appear in them. It has been kept exactly as she left it, complete with her furniture and china. There is a traditional cottage garden attached. Hill Top features exhibits related to: social history, literature, natural sciences, personalities and toys and hobbies. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: beatrix potter.

Alternative name:

en Hill Top - National Trust

Hill Top
Near Sawrey
LA22 0LF Near Sawrey

Museum type(s)

Specialized & Alternative Art & Design



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Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

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National Trust pass Valid
Adults £12.60
Children £6.30
Family £31.50


Group Adult (Minimum group size 8): £12.60

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  • Museum shop


Near Sawrey, Near Sawrey, England


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