How to find us

The World of Beatrix Potter™ Attraction is situated on Crag Brow in the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3BX.  Part of the building becomes The Old Laundry Theatre from September to December.  The Attraction is signposted with brown tourist information signs to follow.

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Parking

The nearest parking to the Attraction is a public pay and display car park nearby on Rayrigg Road.  Click here for info & parking charges.  From here simply cross over the road and enter the Attraction via the steps or ramp.  There is also a pay and display car park on Lake Road next to The Royalty Cinema as well as on the Glebe.  Street parking is also available, but spaces are limited and restricted to 1 hour.

Sustainable Transport

The Attraction is well situated to be reached using public transport.  87% of visitors make their journey to the Lake District by car, but once you are here why not try train, bus, boat or electric bike!

Bus
541 Kendal – Windermere (all year, Mon – Sat)
599 Windermere – Grasmere (all year, daily, open top bus during summer)

To check bus timetables click here or call Traveline on 0871 200 2233

Train
The nearest mainline station is Oxenholme, Lake District on the West Coast Mainline going from London to Glasgow.  There is a a connecting train from Oxenholme Station to Windermere which takes approximately 30 minutes.  All Windermere trains connect with 599 bus which will take you to The World of Beatrix Potter™ Attraction 2 miles away in Bowness.

For up to date rail travel information click here.

Boat
Windermere Lake Cruises operate regular ferry services from Ambleside, Brockhole Visitor Centre and Lakeside to Bowness Bay, from where it is a 5 minute walk to the Attraction.

Walking
Bowness-on-Windermere is at the start and finish of the Dales Way

Cycling
Bowness-on-Windermere lies on the K2K cycle route.
If you feel the Lakes is a little too hilly for cycling and you need an extra boost, check out info on local hire of electric bikes here.

For more information about getting to Cumbria and the Lake District by car, rail or bus click here or call Traveline on 0871 200 2233

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 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!

Shopping
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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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