The World of Beatrix Potter

Price guide: Mid-range

Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-windermere, , Cumbria, LA23 3BX

Price guide: Mid-range

The World of Beatrix Potter
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By David Atkinson, your Windermere expert

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#5 of 5
expert-rated things to do in Windermere
Expert overall rating:4.0 out of 5
Value for money:
4.1
4.1
Recommended for:
Families with younger children, Mature travellers, People watching, Shopping

Expert review of The World of Beatrix Potter

Miss Potter's characters come alive.

If Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and Jemima Puddle-Duck are you family's favourite storybook characters, then this quirky attraction will really bring them to life.

It's a bit saccharine for everyone's tastes but great for kids learning to read the stories.

The attraction marks its 20th anniversary in 2011 with an extensive programme of events – check the website link above for details.

Price advice: 

General admission is £6.75; children £3.50. 

If you're likley to be a repeat visitor, then ask about a Freedom Pass: family entry for one year, special offers and membership activities for £30.00.

Expert tips: 
This place is a Mecca for coach parties, so best visit early morning or late afternoon to avoid the worst of the queues.
The gift shop is a scrum, so head to the new Peter Rabbit Garden, complete with garden trails and puzzles for kids, for an oasis away from the hordes.
International visitors should ask for a headset with simultaneous translations in French, Japanese, Dutch and Chinese.

More information on The World of Beatrix Potter:

Price guide:
Mid-range
Type:
Tour
Address:
Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-windermere, , Cumbria, LA23 3BX
Telephone:
+44 844 5041233
Website:
http://www.hop-skip-jump.com
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
April to September: 10am-5.30pm; October to March 10am-4.30pm.
Indoor/outdoor?:
Indoor
Free tags / Keywords:
Beatrix Potter

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