Beatrix Potter Gallery - National Trust

Beatrix Potter Gallery - National Trust
Main Street
LA22 0NS

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014



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General Enquiries

015394 36355

Enquiries/Group bookings

015394 36319


General Enquiries

015394 36187

Group Bookings

015394 36319

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William Heelis' solicitors office, now the Beatrix Potter Gallery, Hawkshead
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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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: £4.80
Child: £2.40
Family: £12.00
Group: £4.80


  • National Trust

Additional info

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.

Collection details

Fine Art, Literature, Personalities

Key artists and exhibits

  • Beatrix Potter
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Heritage Open Days 2014: Beatrix Potter Gallery

  • 13 September 2014

Step inside this charming old building to enjoy an exhibition of Beatrix Potter's original drawings and watercolours. This unique gallery space occupies the 17th century office which once served as the workplace of Beatrix Potter's solicitor husband. This year we discover what it was like to go ‘On holiday with Beatrix Potter’ and how her unique travels inspired her wonderful stories.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.