Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top in 1905, having fallen in love with the Lake District and the surrounding area. Over the next few years she spent as much time as possible at Hill Top, gaining inspiration for her stories from the farmhouse and the local villages.

Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top in 1905, having fallen in love with the Lake District and the surrounding area. Over the next few years she spent as much time as possible at Hill Top, gaining inspiration for her stories from the farmhouse and the local villages.

17 Magical Spots To Escape To In London - great food and shopping places off the beaten path!

17 Magical Spots To Escape To In London

17 Magical Spots To Escape To In London - great food and shopping places off the beaten path!

17 Of The Most Beautiful Villages To Visit In Britain! in England, Europe, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom, Wales - Travel - Hand Luggage Only

17 Of The Most Beautiful Villages To Visit In Britain!

17 Of The Most Beautiful Villages To Visit In Britain! in England, Europe, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom, Wales - Travel - Hand Luggage Only

A Tale of Two Cities: Field Trip to the (Staffordshire) Potteries. New china in traditional patterns - how pretty!

A Tale of Two Cities: Field Trip to the (Staffordshire) Potteries. New china in traditional patterns - how pretty!

MOUSEHOLE, CORNWALL is a maze of narrow, winding streets filled with small shops, galleries and restaurants. The cottages were built from finely grained granite, and if the Spaniards hadn’t sacked the place in 1595, they would be some old cottages indeed. Alas. The Spaniards did attack, burning the entire village down to wispy ashes—missing only one lowly house, which still stands today. Read more…

MOUSEHOLE, CORNWALL is a maze of narrow, winding streets filled with small shops, galleries and restaurants. The cottages were built from finely grained granite, and if the Spaniards hadn’t sacked the place in 1595, they would be some old cottages indeed. Alas. The Spaniards did attack, burning the entire village down to wispy ashes—missing only one lowly house, which still stands today. Read more…

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