Private Beatrix Potter Tour

4.5 hour tour
Half Day Tour
Pick up from Hotels available
From: £445
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Pick up from hotels available 

Half Day Tour 

See the landscape that inspired Beatrix Potter 

16-Passengers Maximum 

Join us to explore the beautiful landscape that inspired Beatrix Potter, see the countryside and landmarks that feature in the authors little books. This tour will take you off the beaten track to the charming lakeland village of Hawkshead, the hidden gem of Tarn Howes and as an added extra visit the home of Beatrix Potter in the village of Near Sawrey. This tour is ideal for any fan or for those who just wish to see the beautiful scenery that have inspired many for centuries. 



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Tour Days

Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun


Half day 4.5 hours

Activity Level

This private tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.



Group Size

16 passengers Maximum


  • Transport in a 16 Seater Minibus
  • Knowledgeable Driver Guide
  • Pickup & drop off from select locations

Main Departure point

Pickup Service

Private Tours can pick up from a variety of locations & accommodation providers. 

Please select an option within these areas when booking online. If you wish to request a specific location please contact us directly via phone or email to enquire. 

Some locations may not be possible for this tour or may require an additional charge. 

You start this private tour by making your way from your starting location towards Ambleside. On your way you'll visit Wray Castle, where Beatrix Potter holidayed for the first time in 1882. 

From here, you make your way to Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm, where she wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this 17th century cottage. You will have the opportunity to go into the house (Not open Fridays & entry is not included), explore the garden and visit the shop.

Continuing onto the medieval village of Hawkshead, you will have a little time to explore its many delightful features. There is plenty of photo opportunities as William Wordsworth old Grammar School is located here. 

Onwards then, to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, which is one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District. Soak up the stunning views looking towards the mountains at Tarn Hows, before making your way back to Windermere.

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To confirm a booking we require the full amount at time of booking. You may cancel 72 hours prior to departure and recieve a full refund. After 72 hours no refund will be issued.



Enjoy spectacular scenery throughout your tour

Explore the medieval village of Hawkshead

Hill Top House

Tarn Hows, a tranquil Lake District beauty spot.


  • Hill Top (Extra) 
  • Tarn Howes 
  • Hawkshead 
  • A Cruise on Windermere (Extra) 


  • Please note days Hill Top house is closed, we will visit The World of Beatrix Potter 
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