Activities Themed Fun

Beatrix Potter Days Out For The Whole Family

Written by Rachel Cave

Everyone loves Beatrix Potter and her famous books,
Here are some ideas for themed days out, take a look!
Watch the theatre show, visit her house and more,
Here are some fun places for the family to explore!

1. Where is Peter Rabbit? Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Save up to 44% on tickets when you book with Picniq!

Hop onto your seats this Summer and immerse yourself in the magical world of Beatrix Potter! Prick up your ears to the delectable voiceovers from Myleene Klass and Griff Rhys Jones.  Watch with delight as your favourite stories and most beloved characters are brought to life in this theatrical spectacular, with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs and a sprinkle of magic. Shake your tail to 15 of the most joyful songs all performed live, and twinkle your eyes at the delightful dancing and entrancing set. Book here.

2. Willows Activity Farm – Featuring Peter Rabbit and friends, Hertfordshire

Child tickets from £15.50, Adult tickets from £14.50

This award-winning activity farm is home to the Peter Rabbits™ Adventure playground, woodland play trail and theatre! There is so much for kids to explore including Jeremy Fisher’s Music Pond and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle’s Kitchen! This summer kids can meet Peter Rabbit and his friends or even enjoy Squirrel Nutkin’s ‘Let’s go nuts show!’ Find out more here.

3. The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere

Child tickets from £3.95, Adult tickets from £7.95

Head to the World of Beatrix Potter in Windermere where you can enjoy a walk-through self-guided tour of the exhibition and garden, start by watching the introduction film where you can learn all about Beatrix Potter and her amazing stories and illustrations, walk through Jemima Puddleducks woodland glade, wander through Peter Rabbit’s garden and even visit Mrs Tiggy-winkle in her kitchen.  Find out more here.

4. Beatrix Potter’s House, Windermere

Child tickets from £5.90, Adult tickets from £11.80

Visit Hill Top, Beatrix Potters 17th century farmhouse which she bought with the royalties from her first little books, the Tale of Peter Rabbit.  Visit the house 100 years on and explore the history and beautiful garden that she created.  You can explore a gallery of original artwork on display at this picturesque National Trust site. Find out more here.

5. Peter Rabbit Adventure at Flamingo Land, Yorkshire

Tickets from £35

Photo: Peter Rabbit’s adventure at Flamingoland, Yorkshire

Head to the all-new Peter Rabbit adventure attraction at Flamingo Land, Join Peter, Lily and Benjamin in their secret Treehouse or test your skill on Benjamin Bunny’s treetop trail.  In Jeremy Fisher’s musical pond kids can explore giant instruments and learn about sounds on the giant lily pads.  Make sure you keep your eye out for Peter Rabbit who will be meeting and greeting visitors throughout the day! Find out more here.

6. Peter Rabbit, Mischief and Mayhem, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Tickets from £3

From now until September 8th head to the Civic art gallery and check out the new exhibition featuring rarely seen original illustrations and early manuscripts by Beatrix Potter from ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit.’  Visitors will enjoy helping Mrs Tiggy-Winkle hang the laundry, dress up as Peter Rabbit or help plant carrots in Mr McGregors’ garden. Find out more here.

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