The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere

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Enter The World of Beatrix Potter, Europe’s only attraction dedicated to this popular author of children’s literature. This award-winning experience was designed to be enjoyed by the entire family, bringing Potter’s classic tales vividly to life. Take a leisurely walk through the site’s indoor recreation of the Lakeland countryside, and you’re sure to run into Peter Rabbit, Potter’s most popular character, and all of his friends. Take a little time to enjoy a special film about the writer’s life, and stop by the site’s video wall for a brief look at all of her imaginative children’s books. Don’t forget to pick up a souvenir of your visit at the gift shop, and grab a hot drink and a slice of cake in the tearoom. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Bowness-on-Windermere holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The World of Beatrix Potter and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Have loved Beatrix Potter since I was a little girl and this wonderful place bought her work alive , the wonderful theatre performance was aimed at young and old alike and was quite magical . The muse...  more »
  • Visited with my husband and 2 children. My children loved seeing their favourite characters brought to life. The trail is lovely and very interactive for children. It was very busy and parking isn't t...  more »
  • Was a great museum for the children and brought back a lot of childhood memories for us parents. We also went up to Hill Top, which was brilliant and full of history. A must for any BP fans.  more »
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  • Excellent especially for little ones. A lot of effort has been put into the presentation and models. Could be a little larger for the price but there is limited space in the building. Can get very busy. Inside is pram safe. The small garden area is not
  • So well organised. A delight to see the favourite stories and characters so artistically portrayed. Every corner and turn has surprises and delights to look at.
  • Ideal for a rainy day in the lakes. Kids loved this place, lots of nostalgic treats and a interactive educational section. Amazing gift shop, we took or time when going around and felt we could have stayed a little longer.
  • Really magical for young kids (under 7s), but you need to take your time as it's a fairly quick route through exhibits otherwise. Cafe is family friendly with fresh soups and sandwiches, if a little packed in on terms of seating. Nearby pay and display car park a good base for Windermere exploring.
  • Great for kids. Displays really well made. Activity pack for kids very good and makes much more out of a visit. Cafe small so bear in mind if going for lunch etc, luckily lots of pubs opposite.

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