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The World of Beatrix Potter

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The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this recreation of the Lakeland countryside.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The Old Laundry Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 15394 88444
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Reviewed today

We weren't looking for this place, but I am so glad we found it. What a happy surprise, and to find it in such a lovely town. It was like stepping into Beatrix Potter's story books. I was transported back to my children's bedsides as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cindysu2
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When I was a child I was in love Beatrix Potter stories and pictures, especially Peter rabbit. I always wanted to visit the area that she discribed in the books. When last year I decided to visited Lake District are was looking forward to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited friends and 3 toddlers and had a great time. We loved the Beatrix potter exhibition and the Xmas afternoon tea with Peter Rabbit and story read by Beatrix was great! Really good value for money - lots of food, unlimited hot drinks and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GenTojo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us went to this attraction and it was surprisingly enjoyable. Probably get round it in 15 minutes but it was a very enjoyable 15 minutes. Everywhere you look there is something to see! It really is fasinating and children will absolutely love it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited over the Christmas period with a 4 year old. Really lovely experience but not very big at all , can get round it within 15 minutes if you don’t take your time! Some lovely gifts in the gift shop at the end and nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here when I was a child and I don’t think anything has been updated . It looked tired and not worth the family cost. Little one loved it as she loves the books but I was very disappointed as it could be so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JennaL154
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this would just be a gift shop, but there was a cafe decorated in all things Beatrix Potter and also a show or film or something you could pay to go and see, but not having any kids it was just a walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying nearby we seen this attraction and thought would be something nice to do while on holiday. Firstly there is no parking at attraction you have to park nearby in a pay and display car park. We were £5 for about 3hrs. The attraction...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kim23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the attraction during a half term break to the lakeside. With 2 young daughters aged 2 & 5 that are Peter rabbit fans this was an obvious choice. They were very excited and loved looking at the characters and taking photos. The interactive elements...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2KDT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it , very magical and informative and enjoyed the tea rooms/ flapjack after . Also included in the ticket price was the laundry theatre where we enjoyed singing along to the greatest showman , a perfect afternoon .

Date of experience: December 2018
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October 13, 2018|
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Response from neet181 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it looks like it is open (although I'm not sure Xmas day itself) and they have some special Xmas events during December.
September 29, 2018|
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Response from GillianW466 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go into the shop
August 7, 2018|
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Response from World of B | Property representative |
Hi, the Where is Peter Rabbit? theatre production lasts one hour and is suitable for children 3+. It is a fantastic show and well worth seeing. We advise you book in advance as during the summer holidays it is selling very... More