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The World of Beatrix Potter

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Address: The Old Laundry Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
Phone Number:
+44 844 504 1233
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this...

The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this recreation of the Lakeland countryside.

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Great place to visit for kids and adults alike.

Nice cosy attraction with great history on Beatrix potter and her characters and would definitely keep any children you take entertained.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice cosy attraction with great history on Beatrix potter and her characters and would definitely keep any children you take entertained.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having recently discovered peter rabbit on bbc iplayer & some bed time books, my little girl was expected to enjoy beatrix potter world. it took a little bit of getting used to, translating the book & tv into physical displays infront of her was a little confusing, but she soon warmed up and loved it. there is a varied range... More 

Thank happycoupletravel
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took our almost 4 year old daughter and it was a quick trip around, she wasn't very interested and there was little to do that was interactive that she could understand. it also seem very expensive.

Thank Samantha W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely display of the history of the stories but little else. Would be so much better if this was combined with a tour of real sites. Even the gift shot did not have the royal Doulton range that I grew up with. Just not good value for money. Sorry 😐

Thank Linda T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a visit here today and my daughter loved every minute of it. We walked around and were kept busy and interested for about an hour and a half tbh could of spent longer in there too. Lots of works gone into the exhibits and some are so realistic. It was good to learn about Beatrix Potters life and things... More 

Thank Bertie W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely day out to entertain the small children and for some adult interest but only really because of visiting with children. Highly recommend to families with young children, probably wouldn't go without family although my husband seemed to enjoy it a lot! It's a small museum with models/sets for children to look at and an interactive room. It probably... More 

Thank Kelly M
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was blown away by this great value for money museum. It sends you back to childhood. Really gave all four of us a closely bonding experience.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a rainy day and money isn't an issue it is worth a visit or you could just go in the cafe and colour in free bunny ears, this was the best part for my 5 year old.

Thank LisaOs
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely time with three grandchildren all under five who thoroughly enjoyed their visit. There was so much for them all to see. The place is really well designed for young children, both in the main area as well as in the outdoor garden, full of Peter Rabbit's favourites!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took both of our Mums (both over 80) here as a surprise and they loved it There is disabled parking at the back and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. The experience consists of a number of connecting rooms with scenes and characters from different BP stories displayed throughout. One part is like taking a woodland walk and... More 

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