Peter Rabbit’s brand new Japanese electric van!

 

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction grows all its own fresh organic produce for its Tea Room, and now with one foot/paw firmly in the past and one foot/paw firmly in the future with their new electric van, their carbon foot/paw print = Nil!

The Attraction grows a rich variety of unusual and traditional heritage vegetables, flowers and fruits from Beatrix Potter's era - with over 70 species sourced by simply looking at the illustrations in her little books. Grown in their poly-tunnel at the top of Bowness-on-Windermere, they can now be whizzed down the hill in Peter's electric van for a daily delivery to the Attraction. As a pioneering conservationist, Beatrix Potter would have welcomed the Attraction's efforts to conserve plant varieties for future generations; and with its natural landscape, the Attraction's Peter Rabbit Garden works to conserve a small piece of Edwardian England.

On show in the Peter Rabbit Garden at the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction are the stunning flowers and plants that are grown for display in the Attraction's Peter Rabbit Garden - so that every season is shown at its floral very best. With the gate under which naughty Peter squeezes, vegetable plots filled with rows of colourful vegetables and the scarecrow Mr McGregor made from Peter's jacket, the garden evokes Potter's gentle atmosphere of countryside life from a bygone era. This is the perfect little garden of the little books, to wander around and enjoy when you visit The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, which has become an integral part of The Lakes over the last 25 years, and a-must-go-to experience walking through Beatrix Potter's famous Lakeland scenery and meeting her loveable characters.

 

 

 

Thursday 6th of October 2016

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