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  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Exhibition, Wed 12 Sep - Sun 28 Oct 2018, £3.25-£18

Detail of Peter Rabbit letter

Detail of Peter Rabbit letter

© F.Warne & Co. 2018


In the Beatrix Potter Gallery's 2018 exhibition, you'll find out about how Beatrix was involved in the local community, uncover her role in the formation of district nursing in the area, and learn about her position as a businesswoman and landlady.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 12 Sep - Sun 28 Oct 2018 10:30 to 16:00
Last entry is 30 minutes before closing.


Please see the website for more detail on the admission charges to the Beatrix Potter Gallery.


  • 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.


Beatrix Potter Gallery


Main Street,
LA22 0NS


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


  • 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


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


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

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