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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Museum, £6

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Beatrix Potter Gallery

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The Beatrix Potter Gallery contains highlights of the National Trust's collection of original Beatrix Potter artwork. Each year there is a unique, changing exhibition displaying some classic gems and enabling you to discover dairies, letters, sketches and photos that inspired Beatrix Potter's work. These rarely seen items, give a fascinating insight into Beatrix Potter's life, interest and love of the Lakes.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopNational Trust PropertyAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Entrance one step down from street level with immediate sharp right turn. Then level ground floor access to three rooms. Many steps to first floor gallery rooms (4). Introductory talk for all visitors.

Opening details

Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Prices

Adult £6.00, children £3.00, family £15.00. National Trust members free.

Contact

Visitor Services Team

015394 36269

Address

Main Street,
Hawkshead,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 0NS

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SD 351982  Lat: 54.37516 Long: -3.00057

B5286 from Ambleside 4 miles, B5285 from Coniston 5 miles. Next to Red Lion pub in the centre of Hawkshead village. Parking, not National Trust, 200 yds.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Windermere station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Entrance one step down from street level with immediate sharp right turn. Then level ground floor access to three rooms. Many steps to first floor gallery rooms (4). Introductory talk for all visitors.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

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