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“Great!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter
The Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX , England
0844 504 1233
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: The characters of Beatrix Potter's stories are brought to life in this recreation of the Lakeland countryside.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Cheshire
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“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Great experience! A must see! The models are all wonderfully made and really reflect Beatrix Potter's characters!

Visited March 2013
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“Disappointingly thin of the ground”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Visited the attraction in the summer of 2011. There was plenty of tourists when we took the tour and walked around the maze of dressed sets, neatly done in fairness but hardly outstanding.

What disappointed me most was the real lack of depth to the attraction. There was a small section about Beatrix herself but compared to the all the sets it felt disproportionate.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

A beautiful, whimsical adventure through the World of Beatrix Potter and her charming characters. Delightful in detai,l even down to the scent as you make your way around the scenes from Squirrel Nutkin, Peter Rabbit on too my still firm favourite, Mrs Tiggywinkle with her laundry. The place is magical, informative & interactive with lots to learn about the wonderful lady herself. The kids looked like they were having a great time painting figurines. The gift shop is beautiful, crammed full of high quality delights for all pockets and tastes. Whatever your favourite character, you will find something to cherish. Going again in Easter holidays to take my God Daughter (17months) & cousins for the Peter Rabbit Tea Party!

Visited August 2012
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Great attraction for very young children”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

The museum is interesting and charming for old and young alike, regardless of how well versed the visitor is with the Beatrix Potter-verse. I would not have visited had I not been with a three year old, but was pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the exhibition and interactive child-friendly features. Said three year old was left delighted, adults left feeling less entertained but satisfied nonetheless. Entry prices were reasonable, there are very clean toilets and a tea room on site, along with the obligatory gift shop.

Visited March 2013
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Shetland
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“A superbly modelled exhibition of the Beatrix Potter characters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The whole experience was one of pure delight as one is cleverly drawn right to the heart of the world of Beatrix Potter stories. The excellence of the modelling cannot be overstated; the lighting and soft music creating an enchanting ambience. The gift/bookshop is very well laid out and tasteful with an extensive range available. Afternoon tea in the Teashop was a perfect end to a fascinating afternoon.

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