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The World of Beatrix Potter

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The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this recreation of the Lakeland countryside.
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The Old Laundry Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 15394 88444
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is an ideal place for young children but not so much for adults or teenagers. We only took 30 minutes to stroll round the exhibits but it’s lovingly done and a trip down memory lane

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 124maggiec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Charming little exhibit, like strolling around Peter Rabbit's haunts. Yes it's very small but this big kid enjoyed spotting the characters and creatures of Beatrix's tales. Shop is okay, wish you could buy the instrumental music on CD for babies, or plants from the garden....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FrillsNotThrills
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful attraction. We’ve come up from South Wales to visit for our daughters 3rd Birthday as she adores Peter Rabbit. I came about 11 years ago so knew what to expect, but it is magical! For a small attraction in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lindsey_bridgeman
Reviewed 2 days ago

To be fair this is something you'll love or hate - and its probably best avoided if this "isn't your thing". As you might guess, one of us (oldies) found this "interesting" - the other didn't, but will acknowledge that quite a lot of effort...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We learned about Beatrix Potter. Both the adults and child in our group enjoyed the interactive displays and learned a lot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kristieb624
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited over half an hour in a queue with no idea of how long it would take before even getting inside the place and near a till to pay to get in. Some people were even queuing outside in the rain. When we finally...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JPickle1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were In Bowness for a couple of days and were wandering around town whilst storm Gareth did his thing so saw The World Of Beatrix Potter and thought that would be better than this wind and rain so in we went. We are all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bloodaxe01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, well laid out. A great experience for families. A lovely activity book for the kids to complete.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KirstyC1084
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with wife it was ok but wish I would of took my kids when they were young. Great for little ones but not really adults.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trevor A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tots loved it. Very sensory, lots to look at. I liked the low down windows here and there for little ones to see the animal characters, as well as places for them to step up and look at things at their eye level. If...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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23 February 2019|
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Response from World of B | Property representative |
Hi, if you like Beatrix Potter's stories you will love the Attraction. We are an exhibition dedicated to her 23 stories, and you will feel as if you are walking through the pages of the books as you enter our magical... More
22 February 2019|
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Response from SWestonK | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely suitable for a 2 year old! He/she would love seeing the animals.
13 October 2018|
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Response from neet181 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it looks like it is open (although I'm not sure Xmas day itself) and they have some special Xmas events during December.