Troutbeck, in the beautiful Lake District, is one of the Lake District’s prettiest and most unspoilt villages. Beatrix Potter used to live in the village at Troutbeck Park Farm, where she bred herdwick sheep.The property, and the sheep are now the property of the National Trust. Troutbeck is the ideal […]
Collecting Wood for Winter. Illustration: Beatrix Potter.
The Tale Of Benjamin Bunny, 1904 by Beatrix Potter. Illustration: Peter’s mother selling “herbs, and rosemary tea, and rabbit-tobacco” (Lavender).
Foxglove and trailing roses, June 1905. From ‘The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady’ Edith Holden.