Amazing things to do if your kids love Peter Rabbit 

  • The hit CBeebies animated series Peter Rabbit comes alive at Flamingo Land Resort, Yorkshire
  • Flamingo Land offers yet more to Peter Rabbit fans – with Lily Bobtail’s Nature Discovery 
  • The beautiful 17th-century Cumbrian farmhouse where Beatrix Potter lived is ‘full of her favourite things’

Peter Rabbit hopped into the limelight in the 19th century – and is still delighting children today.

If your little one is a fan of the adorable Beatrix Potter character there are lots of attractions in the UK that will thrill them, from the fun-filled Peter Rabbit™ Adventure at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire to the picturesque hills of the Lake District, where hit movie Miss Potter was filmed and where the author’s farmhouse can be explored.

Here MailOnline Travel presents five amazing things to do if your little one loves Peter Rabbit – so hop to it!

Visit the Peter Rabbit™ Adventure at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire

The hit CBeebies animated series Peter Rabbit comes alive at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire 

The hit CBeebies animated series Peter Rabbit comes alive at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire 

Jeremy Fisher’s musical pond contains gigantic instruments to explore and interactive giant lily pads that can teach them all about the different sounds instruments make, from trumpets to guitars

Jeremy Fisher’s musical pond contains gigantic instruments to explore and interactive giant lily pads that can teach them all about the different sounds instruments make, from trumpets to guitars

The hit CBeebies animated series Peter Rabbit comes alive at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire with an all-new Peter Rabbit™ Adventure attraction.

Children can delight in helping Peter Rabbit find Pig Robinson’s missing Brussels sprouts – and then join Peter, Lily and Benjamin in their Secret Treehouse.

If your little ones have a musical ear then they can bound along to Jeremy Fisher’s musical pond.

This noteworthy section contains gigantic instruments to explore and interactive giant lily pads that can teach them all about the different sounds instruments make, from trumpets to guitars.

Keen drawers and painters are catered for, too, thanks to the amazing art masterclasses run at Pig Robinson’s Farm. Here creative juices can run free.

More adventurous children will have great fun discovering Mr Tod’s Lair, which has secret passage ways to crawl along and a chimney to climb. At the top, there’s a very special view!

Keep an eye on the clock, though, because at 12.00pm and 2pm daily, children can meet Peter Rabbit and Lily Bobtail in person!

The adventure playground can be found next to the Mansion House and Tea Rooms.

Visit Lily Bobtail’s Nature Discovery in the Peter Rabbit playground at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire 

The Peter Rabbit™ Adventure playground will delight Peter Rabbit fans of all ages. There are tunnels to crawl through and lots to learn about the characters

The Peter Rabbit™ Adventure playground will delight Peter Rabbit fans of all ages. There are tunnels to crawl through and lots to learn about the characters

Flamingo Land offers yet more to Peter Rabbit fans – with Lily Bobtail’s Nature Discovery within the Peter Rabbit playground.

Fans of all ages will love exploring it.

There are tunnels to crawl through and lots to learn about the Peter Rabbit characters.

What’s more, creepy crawly creatures are waiting to be discovered in the Bug Log. 

Visit Beatrix Potter’s Cumbrian house 

Hill Top, which dates back to the 17th century, was used by Beatrix Potter as an artistic retreat when she bought it in 1906

Hill Top, which dates back to the 17th century, was used by Beatrix Potter as an artistic retreat when she bought it in 1906

The Cumbrian farmhouse where Peter Rabbit creator Beatrix Potter lived is one huge fascinating time capsule of her life.

Hill Top, which dates back to the 17th century, was used by the author as an artistic retreat when she bought it in 1906 – from the proceeds of the Tale of Peter Rabbit – and was left to the National Trust when she passed away in 1943.

It has been kept just as it was when she stayed there and is ‘full of her favourite things’, the National Trust says.

The cottage, it explains, was used as inspiration for many of her books – along with the surrounding countryside – and children will left full of wonder by its beautiful gardens and rustic rooms.

There are also the beautiful hay meadows at Hill Top to explore. They were much loved by Beatrix Potter and it’s possible to see just why on a ranger-led guided walk.

Hill Top can be found in Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside.

Visit the Beatrix Potter Collections at the V&A Museum in London

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, pictured, hosts a changing display on Beatrix Potter’s work

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, pictured, hosts a changing display on Beatrix Potter’s work

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London is a fascinating attraction for Peter Rabbit fans as it holds the world’s largest collection of Beatrix Potter drawings, photographs, correspondence and manuscripts.

The collection includes the original illustrations for The Tale of Peter Rabbit and correspondence between Beatrix Potter and her publisher.

A highlight is the celebrated ‘Peter Rabbit Picture Letter’ which, the V&A explains, was sent to Noel Moore in 1893 and told the story of Peter Rabbit for the first time.

The V&A hosts a changing display on Beatrix Potter’s work while the full collection can be seen at Blythe House Archive And Library Reading Room, near Olympia. 

Explore the mesmerising filming locations for Miss Potter in the Lake District 

Picture-perfect Derwentwater was one of the filming locations for the hit 2006 movie Miss Potter. It's perfect for a ramble

Picture-perfect Derwentwater was one of the filming locations for the hit 2006 movie Miss Potter. It’s perfect for a ramble

Renee Zellweger played Beatrix Potter in the hit 2006 movie Miss Potter – and many of the key scenes were filmed in the stunning Lake District, where she spent decades as a sheep farmer and where many of her books, including Squirrel Nutkin and The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, were set.

The locations are all great places for children to explore – magical areas that will give them a sense of how Potter was inspired to conjure up her amazing characters.

Picture-perfect Derwentwater was one of the main filming locations, along with the fells near Tarn Hows and Loughrigg Tarn.

Tranquil Loweswater, which can be walked around with ease, was also used for several scenes. 

Peter Rabbit™ © F. Warne & Co. and Silvergate PPL, 2017 

Forget flying – head to where the fun always shines at Flamingo Land

Set in the stunning North Yorkshire countryside, the Flamingo Land Resort is the perfect place for a staycation. 

Here you can enjoy the best of Blighty in beautiful surroundings where the fun never stops.

Chill out in a range of self-contained accommodation including Ridgewood Lodge (pictured) 

Chill out in a range of self-contained accommodation including Ridgewood Lodge (pictured) 

There’s a thrilling Theme Park featuring sensational spinning coaster Twistosaurus, the white-knuckle Hero ride and incredible high-flying pedal-powered Cyclosoar glider.

In the Zoo there’s a host of exotic animals waiting to be discovered, from lions to lemurs. It’s even possible to get up close to some of the fascinating creatures with encounter experiences with penguins, giraffes, meerkats and more.

The relaxing Holiday Village is the perfect option for those who want to enjoy the park for longer.  

Chill out in a range of self-contained accommodation, including the new Platinum Holiday Homes, luxury lodges and the uber-stylish Ridgewood Lodge, which boasts its own hot tub. 

Book your trip now by visiting the Flamingo Land website and ensure your summer is jam-packed full of fun.





Courtesy: Daily Mail Online

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