Shopping in Hawkshead

Souvenirs of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other much-loved classic tales from Beatrix Potter are to be found at the National Trust shops at Hill Top and opposite the Beatrix Potter Gallery (Main Street, Hawkshead LA22 0NS; +44 1539 436355,

Foodies should head to Hawkshead Relish Company (The Square, Hawkshead LA22 ONZ; +44 01539 436614; for award-winning chutneys, relishes and mustards, the perfect accompaniment to a board of local cheeses.

For more information, see my Shopping in Lake District page.