Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead, Lake District, Cumbria

beatrix potter gallery, hawkeshead

Main St, Hawkshead, LA22 0NS. Tel: 015394 36355.

Open Sundays to Thursdays 10.30 am to 4.30 pm, 1st April to 1st November.

Beatrix Potter married local solicitor Willaim Heelis. This 17th Century building was once his office.

It has remained largely unchanged since his day, and is now a Gallery showing an annually changing exhibition of some of Beatrix Potter's large number of original drawings and illustrations.

The Gallery also has details and exhibits of the life and times of Beatrix Potter, plus a part showing what William Heelis' office was likeWilliam Heelis' office.

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