Happy Christmas from the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

THE RABBIT’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

A sequence of six paintings was done by Beatrix Potter in the early 1890’s, representing a Rabbit’s Christmas Party. There is no formal story but the scenes show how a group of rabbit’s enjoy a traditional Christmas celebration. Beatrix gave four of the paintings to her aunt, Lucy Roscoe, whose husband, scientist Sir Henry Roscoe, provided Beatrix with valuable help in her natural history studies. However by this time Beatrix had become rather critical of her own work and thus the remaining two paintings, showing the rabbit’s playing blind man’s buff, were gifted to an American boy, Henry P. Coolidge, who visited Beatrix in her Lake District home in 1927. None the less, these pictures are highly recognised as particularly exquisite examples of Beatrix’s artistic work and skill!  We hope you enjoy them.

Birthday Parties
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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 a family friendly cafe with fabulous home-made cakes, scones and soup, not forgetting the Peter Rabbit™ picnic basket.  There’s something for everyone!

Shopping

When you emerge from the wonderful World of Beatrix Potter™, there’s a 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 & nearby Nursery shop in Bowness.

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