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The World of Beatrix Potter

The Old Laundry Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 15394 88444
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A wonderful bit of escapism back to childhood

If it's a rainy day and you want to be catapulted into a world of talking animals, charming... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jon B
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Derby, United Kingdom
"Lovely but packed"

The museum was lovely and will be enjoyed by children and adults alike who love Beatrix Potter and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Edelweiss3
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The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this recreation of the Lakeland countryside.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Old Laundry Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
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+44 15394 88444
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Reviewed yesterday

If it's a rainy day and you want to be catapulted into a world of talking animals, charming narrative and beautiful illustration, this is for you.

Thank Jon B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum was lovely and will be enjoyed by children and adults alike who love Beatrix Potter and her beautiful stories. The only downfall was, it was so small and perhaps because we went there on school holidays, the place was packed that we couldn't...More

Thank Edelweiss3
Reviewed yesterday

We visited this attraction in Aughust 2017. It is well worth a visit. The show show was very well acted and would be a winner in any theatre. The walk thro Beatrix Potter land was well presented and lots to look at. There was an...More

Thank novembermum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I will start off by saying my wife primarily wanted to go to this place, I really had no idea about the children's books and what not. It was a very interesting tour very informative learning about Beatrix life long passion, and what brought her...More

1  Thank 53businesstraveler69
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A wet and dreary day in the lakes was cheered up by a visit here. We had been in the lakes for a few days enjoying the glorious sunshine and great outdoors but of course the weather couldn't last and it started to rain so...More

1  Thank 1270scott
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took our 15 yr old and 5yr old here for the morning,we had to que 40 miniutes to get in but the little one was given a Peter rabbit activity book and pen to use whilst we waited,also if you have someone to hold...More

1  Thank ladylisaswain
WOBPA, Public Relations Manager at The World of Beatrix Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review and for your 4 star review. Best wishes WOBPA

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little village although we did have trouble getting parking in our motorhome. We were lucky as it was a quiet day and we enjoyed it.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my 17 month old daughter and we loved the whole experience. I was pleasantly surprised that there was no queue (arrived about 1:30pm) and it wasn't particularly busy inside so she could get near all the models. She was so excited by all...More

Thank Joanne J
WOBPA, Public Relations Manager at The World of Beatrix Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your 5 star review and great to hear you en joyed it so much. We hope to welcome you back when your little one is a bit older and you can see the show too! Best wishes WOBPA

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very large queue to get waited over an hour all the kids enjoyed the walk round and did the quiz cafe looked lovely food smelt great nice little gift shop

Thank C23maceyanne
WOBPA, Public Relations Manager at The World of Beatrix Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your 5 star review. Best wishes WOBPA

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked tickets in advance for myself,a 4 yo and his mother and took the advice of the booking office to get there by 10 to avoid the crowd.We could barely get through the entrance door for the queue of waiting customers and it took...More

1  Thank recordable
WOBPA, Public Relations Manager at The World of Beatrix Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit or the show. Beatrix Potter appeals to so many people, but we understand that not everyone is as enthusiastic as us! We do have busy periods in the summer holidays which involves some queuing but being...More

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packard9
8 August 2017|
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Response from diane c | Reviewed this property |
you must have gone in the holiday peak time? remember this is for the tiny tots and it starts with a cinema. mums and dads have to move their precious cargos, sometimes quite an ordeal. ideally, the cinema would be... More
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packard9
8 August 2017|
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Response from WOBPA | Property representative |
Hi, during the summer holidays and particularly on wet days we are often very busy. We recommend people buy advance tickets for the Where is Peter Rabbit? theatre show to avoid disappointment as this sometimes sells out... More
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Terri88Merseyside
31 July 2017|
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Hi there, we have an area to leave your buggy in our foyer. Look forward to welcoming you! WOBPA
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