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Exhibition, Sat 10 Feb - Sun 28 Oct 2018

'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition

'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition

Details

Enjoy a rare chance to see Beatrix's sketches and illustrations up close in this new exhibition for 2018. Through a series of themed rooms, explore how Beatrix was involved in the local community, uncover her role in introducing district nursing to the area and find out more about her position as a businesswoman and landlady.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 10 Feb - Sun 28 Oct 2018 10:30 to 16:00
The Beatrix Potter Gallery is open 7 days a week from 10 Feb-28 Oct, 10.30am-4pm.

Prices

The exhibition is free, but entry to the Gallery still applies.

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

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.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 10 Feb - Sun 28 Oct 'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition

Contact

Liz Hunter

+441539436355

Address

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

Directions

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

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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