Beatrix Potter's House of the Tailor of Gloucester

Type:Museum

9 College Court, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2NJ
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House of the Tailor of Gloucester

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About

Children's author Beatrix Potter created one of her most loved characters here. This charming shop and museum is the original building that inspired the very story and is used in the illustrations. Free entry and open to the public every day

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free admission - Free AdmissionFree

Free admission to the shop and museum.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children 3+
  • Accept Children 7+

Establishment Features

  • Gift shop
  • Shop

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - display the story of The Tailor Of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter.

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Larger groups will be divided between Tailor's House and nearby Gloucester Cathedral.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 25
  • Min group size - 5
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the North: Leave the M5 at Junction 11, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A40 (signposted Gloucester/Cirencester). At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the 4th exit (signposted Ross). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 and then at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A417 (St. Oswald’s Road). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A417. Keep left around Westgate Island and take the first left into Westgate Street. For the closest car park take the first left into the car park. Walk out of the car park and turn left, follow Westgate Street into the pedestrianised area of the city centre. Once you are in the pedestrianised area take the 2nd left into College Court. The Beatrix Potter Shop is located just down on the left.


From the South: Leave the M5 at Junction 12, at the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4008. At the Cross Keys roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A38. At the next roundabout continue forward. At the traffic lights continue forward (stay in the left hand lane, signposted Ross) onto the A430, Secunda Way. Continue forward on this by pass until you come to a roundabout, stay in the left hand lane and take the 2nd exit (on to Hempstead Lane). Follow the road until you arrive at a T Junction. At the T Junction turn right. Keep in the right hand lane and take the exit at the roundabout. Immediately take the exit left into Westgate Street. Take the 1st left into the car park. This is the closest car park to the Beatrix Potter Shop. Walk out of the car park and turn left, follow Westgate Street into the pedestrianised area of the city centre. Once you are in the pedestrianised area take the 2nd left into College Court. The Beatrix Potter shop is located just down on the left.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest Train and Bus Station is Gloucester. Leave the Train Station and cross Bruton Way in to the Bus Station. Walk through the Bus Station on to Station Road and continue forward on to Clarence Street. At the end of Clarence Street turn right into Eastgate Street. At the end of Eastgate Street you will be at 'the cross'; where the four main gate streets meet. Continue forward on to Westgate Street, turn right in to College Court, attraction is the last property on the left before gateway.

Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2019

Opening Times

Opening Hours (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 16:30
Sunday12:00 - 16:00

* Closed Bank Holidays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Only open on Sundays from Easter until Christmas.

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