Hill Top

Polly Checkland Harding
Hill Top © National Trust Images / Stephen Robson.

Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top in 1905 with the proceeds from her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit; the 17th century farmhouse has since been turned into a time-capsule of her life, surrounded by a lovely cottage garden.

Near Sawrey, HawksheadAmbleside, CumbriaLA22 0LF View map
Telephone: 01539436269 Visit Now

Admission Charges

Adult £10.40 / Child £5.20

Opening Hours

  • Monday10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday10:00am - 4:30pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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