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Beatrix Potter purchased Hill Top in Near Sawry near Hawkwshead Village in 1905 w/ royalties from her first few books, written at her parents home in London, but inspired by her annual holiday visits to the Lake District.She visited as often as she could, but never for more than a few days at a time, sketching the house, garden, countryside & animals for her new books.She then busied herself writing more books, & visiting her farm. ~ We saw her little garden w/ a bunny like Peter in…

Beatrix Potter Hill Top House

Hill Top Farm - Beatrix Potter wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this little house and it has been kept exactly as she left it, complete with her furniture and china. There is a traditional cottage garden attached.

View of Beatrix Potter's Hill Top House from the garden, through the green wrought iron gate. Near Sawrey, Cumbria Lake District, England, UK

View of Beatrix Potter's Hill Top House from the garden, through the green wrought iron gate. Near Sawrey, Cumbria Lake District, England, UK

.This one speaks to my romantic soul--the one that still sings, "Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you.."  And my mind is running ahead of me filling it's low beamed ceiling rooms with comfy English cottage furnishings!!   (slj)

The gardens of Assiniboine Park include the English Garden with its Crofters Cottage. by Liz Primeau - Best Gardening Ideas

Beatrix Potters House 'Hill Top' - Nr Sawrey England | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Beatrix Potter's House 'Hill Top', Near Sawrey, England by Dominic Scott Photography

Garsington Manor, a Tudor era manor house in Oxfordshire, England. (image Martin Beek flickr).

Garsington Manor, a Tudor era manor house in Oxfordshire, England. There are no adequate words to vivify my love for an English manor garden.

Amberley, a historic village in West Sussex, England (photo was the cover of Country Life, UK magazine, June 2011) | Slawek Staszczuk

thebookenchantress: Amberley, West Sussex, England ~ a magical little village with the most picturesque cottages in the universe. I know I won’t have time for all these places, but I’ll post them.

Beatrix Potter's Garden | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Beatrix Potter’s garden, Hill Top, Near Sawrey, England by Gaz - Gareth Hinchliffe Photography

beatrix potter house windermere | Day Beatrix Potter Experience - Windermere, England

Beatrix Potter Experience in Lake District Including Lakeland Tour and Lake Cruise - Windermere, England

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