House of the Tailor of Gloucester

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Beatrix Potter created one of her most loved characters here (The Tailor of Gloucester). This charming shop and museum, housed the same building that inspired the very story and is used in the illustrations, is open to the public every day where you will be served by enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers.

Visitors may enjoy viewing the tailor’s kitchen as well as a variety of displays which bring her favourite story to life.The magical shop sells a range of attractive souvenirs. The 'Animated Mice Box' is now back in the shop - just put a coin in and watch the Mice move!


Free entry to both the shop and museum.

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Free admission to the shop and museum.



  • Accept Children over 7
  • Gift Shop


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

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Max group size - 25
  • Min group size - 5
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - display the story of The Tailor Of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter.

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Larger groups will be divided between Tailor's House and nearby Gloucester Cathedral.

Map & Directions

Beatrix Potter's House of the Tailor of Gloucester


9 College Court, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2NJ
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Tel+44 (0)1452 422856

Opening Times

* Please check the attraction's website for opening times.

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