Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Beatrix Potter & a Love of the Northern Lakes

16 July - 30 October

Beatrix Potter with her pet dog Kep in the Lake District (photo National Trust)

Beatrix Potter had a lifelong love affair with the Lake District and the wild beauty of the northern lakes, in particular, had a profound influence on her work.

Discover how Squirrel Nutkin, Benjamin Bunny and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle all owe their existence to this inspiring landscape – and how her legacy ensured it remains a place of creativity and respite today.

Free with entry to house and garden.

Wordsworth House and Garden, Cockermouth, daily except Friday, 11am – 4pm

Wordsworth House, Cockermouth, National Trust
Wordsworth House, Cockermouth, National Trust


16 July
30 October
Event Category:


Wordsworth House and Garden
Main Street
Cockermouth, CA13 9RX
+ Google Map