The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness brings alive the loveable characters from Beatrix Potter's children's stories and is one of the Lake District's favourite family attractions. Situated in the heart of the town centre, the attraction is split into themed indoor and outdoor sections which recreate the world of characters such as Peter Rabbit and Mrs.Tiggy-Winkle. An award-winning tearoom, Peter Rabbit Garden and wonderful Beatrix Potter gift shop are all on-site and exhibits within offer great insight into Beatrix Potter's life and works in a fun way for children.

Beatrix Potter Gifts

Beatrix Potter Gifts

Visiting The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

Allow ample time for your visit to top family attraction in the Lake District - The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction featuring a magical world of themed indoor and outdoor exhibits. The tour begins with a short film introduction to all 23 of the Beatrix Potter characters which featured in her world famous children's books from Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-duck to Mrs. Tiggy-winkle and Jeremy Fisher.

The exhibit then continues into recreated indoor and outdoor scenes featuring the characters such as the outdoor Peter Rabbit Garden and indoor kitchen belonging to Mrs. Tiggy-winkle.

Tea Room & Gift Shop

The award winning Beatrix Potter Tea Room offers scrumptious meals and snacks using locally sourced Lakeland ingredients including food from the attraction's own Peter Rabbit Garden, and caters well for families with a dedicated children's menu available.

Visitors will also find a gift shop on-site selling the full range of Beatrix Potter children's books plus Beatrix Potter toys and gifts. Head to the town centre Peter Rabbit Shop located on St.Martin's Square in Bowness for more enchanting Peter Rabbit toys, gifts, books and souvenirs.

Family Accommodation in Bowness-on-Windermere

  • Bowness on Windermere   (0.7 miles from the centre of Bowness on Windermere)
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    Attractive family friendly guest house in Bowness just a 10 minute walk from Windermere boat trips and town centre shops. Family en-suite rooms and cots on request. Free WiFi.
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  • Windermere   (0.8 miles from the centre of Bowness on Windermere)
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    We welcome families are our Windermere bed and breakfast and can allow children over the age of 12 to stay, and there are discounts available for those aged from 12-14.
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  • Bowness On Windermere   (0.4 miles from the centre of Bowness on Windermere)
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    £55
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    Family friendly 4* Hotel in Bowness. Large Family Rooms with Lake Views. Close to Boating, play park, tennis, crazy golf. Family lounge/bar. Special child rates.
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