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Talk, from 21 Sep 2018, £3.25-£18

The Beatrix Potter Gallery

The Beatrix Potter Gallery

© National Trust Images / Steven Barber

Details

The conservation team can tell about how the Beatrix Potter collection is looked after, and they'll also have objects from the collection for you to look at. These are items which are not normally on display, such as early editions of Beatrix's books or her jewellery.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 28 Sep 2018 13:00 to 15:00
Fri 5 Oct 2018 13:00 to 15:00
Fri 12 Oct 2018 13:00 to 15:00
Fri 19 Oct 2018 13:00 to 15:00
Fri 26 Oct 2018 13:00 to 15:00
The gallery is open from 10.30am till 4pm, and last entry is 30 minutes before closing.

Prices

See the website for more detail on the admission charges for the gallery.

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

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.

Contact

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Address

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

Directions

Plan route to Beatrix Potter Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

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

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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