Events 2017

We have lots of fun events this year.
Click on the calendar to the right to see what’s on when you are visiting!
We recommend booking in advance for Peter Rabbit theatre shows.

Beatrix Potter’s Victorian Magic Lantern Show – dates throughout the year

A traditional magic lantern show in our Old Laundry Theatre studio, where Beatrix Potter tells her own story, from childhood onward, discovering herself as an illustrator, story writer, biologist, conservationist and farmer. This unique and intimate theatrical performance is accompanied by an enchanting slide show with beautiful scenes of the Lake District and fascinating original black and…

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Hug a Bunny on bank holidays!

Peter Rabbit will be making special guest appearances to meet his fans – look out for him if you’re visiting every quarter past the hour!

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Beatrix Potter Farmyard Fun – Thurs 1 June

We are very excited to be welcoming a few farmyard friends to the Peter Rabbit garden.

We hope to share with you some friendly geese, lambs and goats but sorry no piglets can come this time! Mr McGregor better watch his lettuces!

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Free crafts with the RSPB in the foyer – Fri 2 June

Our friends from the RSPB will be joining us in the foyer between 10am and 4pm to explain more about how we can all protect and look after birds in our local habitat. They will also have a free craft table where kids can get arty and create something crafty to take home.  Today we hope to be making…

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Where is Peter Rabbit? Theatre Show 10 June – 3 Sept

The sell out smash-hit stage show of 2016 returns to delight audiences this summer. Book now to avoid disappointment! A treat for all the family.

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Breakfast with Peter Rabbit theatre package Sunday – Thursday all summer

Start your day with a hop, skip and jump! Enjoy a delicious breakfast spread of cereal and pastries served in our private dining room from 8.45am For the adults  – enjoy a Lake District cooked breakfast with Cumberland sausage, bacon, mushrooms, baked beans and a fried egg (vegetarian option available) Children can tuck in to a mini cooked breakfast…

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Birthday Parties

Take the hassle out of organising your child’s birthday party and have a fun day to remember in a completely unique setting with a VIP appearance from the most famous Rabbit in the world!

Tea Room

The Beatrix Potter™ themed tea room is an award-winning family friendly cafe with fabulous home-made cakes, scones and soup, not forgetting the Peter Rabbit™ picnic basket.  There’s something for everyone!


When you emerge from the wonderful World of Beatrix Potter™, there’s chance to take a little bit of Potter magic home with you. You can shop online before you visit, or pop in our gift shop & Nursery shop in Bowness.

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