Situated in the heart of Near Sawrey, the once home of children’s author Beatrix Potter, Sawrey House Hotel is ideally place to start your Beatrix Potter trail. Located right next door to Hill Top, the writing place and inspiration for many of Beatrix Potter’s books, Sawrey House is ideally placed to visit the many places owned and loved by this famous author.

Below are some of our favourite places to visit, all with a Beatrix Potter connection. So if you are an avid enthusiast, lover of her books or just looking to be inspired by the places she adored, then take a look below and start planning your own Beatrix Potter Trail…

wray castle

Beatrix Potter regularly stayed at Wray Castle whilst on family holidays, beginning in 1882 and starting her long association with the Lake District

yew Tree Farm

Yew Tree was owned by Beatrix Potter in the 1930s and is still home to many of her furnishings. Yew Tree Farm featured as ‘Hill Top’ in the movie ‘Miss Potter’ starring Rene Zellweger.

The World of Beatrix Potter

This self-guided walk through experience is a must for any Beatrix Potter enthusiast. Situated in Bowness, the World of Beatrix Potter™ offers a warm welcome with something new for everyone.  Simply step in to the building to start experiencing the magical world that Beatrix Potter created in her books.