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House of The Tailor of Gloucester - Beatrix Potter Shop and Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Quaint and cute!

I popped in on a quiet Tuesday lunch time to pick up a gift for my niece before going back home. I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
racheliz91
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Kilkeel, United Kingdom
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I visited to buy a fridge magnet, beautiful shop, they gave a mini museum, just love it!! If you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marisela B
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9 College Court, Gloucester GL1 2NJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I popped in on a quiet Tuesday lunch time to pick up a gift for my niece before going back home. I had been in Gloucester to study. Some very kind volunteers refreshed my memory on the Beatrix Potter story.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited to buy a fridge magnet, beautiful shop, they gave a mini museum, just love it!! If you coming to Gloucester you need to visit this cute shop, they have everything

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marisela B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Like stepping back in time when the high street was adorned by little windows like this. Friendly and inviting staff and lots and lots of anything to do with Beatrix Potter should you wish to purchase. Nice little room at the back where you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terence K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

As a Beatrix Potter fan since early childhood, I was interested to see the museum. The museum itself is upstairs with the gift shop on the main level. There is plenty to see and buy!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary V
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Whenever we are in Gloucester ( around every two years) we visit this little gem. We cannot resist buying something as there are so many cute things with something for everyone. This visit we bought a tea towel and some coasters. This is a shop-cum-'museum'...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Came across this shop by accident going to the Cathedral. It is an excellent shop and the staff were excellent telling you about the history of the shop and talking to visitors. A must for Beatrix Potter fans.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank roscwmbran
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The children loved it the staff were great the shop fully stocked and is well worth a visit here, there is also a museum upstairs to

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank frankiebirmingham
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went here to visit while on holiday , what a lovely little shop and museum, the shop is stocked full of Beatrix potter books, tea towels the works. The two ladies behind the counter were both friendly and knowledgeable will revisit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fran M
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The most quaint and beautiful old little shop dating back to when Beatrix was alive and where she heard of a little story about the tailor who lived there which she later turned into a story book! The gift shop has the most adorable merchandise...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Harriet H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If you are a Beatrix Potter fan - young or old you must visit this little shop and museum. Its a very quaint shop tucked away down a small alleyway/walkway. Beatrix Potter actuality got her inspiration for the story of the Tailor of Gloucester from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue A
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Jayne S
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Response from Wanderer1370 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jane, The address is: 9 College Court, Gloucester. GL1 2NJ It close to the Cathedral, but you have to go through an archway to enter the lane where Beatrix Potter shop is.
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Response from Marie-Louise K | Reviewed this property |
It's a shop and a small museum. There was a volunteer there to tell about the room and stories. There is also an exhibit upstairs. There is no entrance fee but a donation is appreciated. It's located in an alley near the... More
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