Beatrix Potter Gallery (National Trust)
Gallery showing original watercolours by world famous author Beatrix Potter and displays on her life & work. 2008 features The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck and The Tale of Samuel Whiskers - which are celebrating their 100th birthday - as well as displays on the major film "Miss Potter".
This 17th-century building was once the office of her husband, William Heelis. The interior remains substantially unaltered since his day, giving an interesting insight into a Edwardian law office.
Open Monday to Thursday and Saturday to Sunday, 11am - 5pm.
Closed Fridays, except Friday 2nd November.
Closed 5/11/12 - 30/12/12
- National Trust
No toilets. Car park in village car park 100m.
Originals of illustrations of 20 of Beatrix Potter's Tales. Also other personal items including sketch albums, photographs and paintboxes. Edwardian law office.
Fine Art, Literature, Personalities
Key artists and exhibits
- Beatrix Potter