The famous children’s writer Beatrix Potter lived for many years at Hill Top, between Windermere and Esthwaite Water. The story of her life has been told in writing and on film. We have both of these here, and also a selection of beautiful gift suggestions depicting characters in her stories, from Peter Rabbit to Jemima Puddleduck. When you click on one of the items shown you will also be able explore for additional ideas.
1: The Beatrix Potter Tales – In Print
2: The Beatrix Potter Tales – On DVD
… and how about some ballet? – Here’s a live recording from the Covent Garden Opera House; the Royal Ballet performance of Frederick Ashton’s ‘Tales of Beatrix Potter’.
3: Beatrix Potter, The Story of Her Remarkable Life
Her life on film – ‘Miss Potter’, with Renée Zellweger
and in books: