When she died on 22 December 1943, Beatrix Potter left fourteen farms and 4000 acres of land to the National Trust, together with her flocks of Herdwick sheep. The Trust now owns 91 hill farms, many of which have a mainly Herdwick landlord's flock with a total holding of about 25000 sheep. This was her gift to the nation, her own beloved countryside for all to enjoy. Beatrix was the first woman to be elected president-designate of the Herdwick Sheepbreeders' Association, which continues to…

When she died on 22 December Beatrix Potter left fourteen farms and 4000 acres of land to the National Trust, together with her flocks of Herdwick sheep. The Trust now owns 91 hill farms, many of which have a mainly Herdwick landlord's flock with a

We're Still Above Water IThe Gumnut Babies  as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

We're Still Above Water IThe Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie adventures

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie adventures - wearing gum nut hats and blossom skirts.

May Gibbs lived at Nutcote for 44 years (1925-1969) and it was here that she created her famous characters in the studio overlooking her Australiana garden.

May Gibbs lived at Nutcote for 44 years and it was here that she created her famous characters in the studio overlooking her Australiana garden.

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