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Chatsworth Farmyard and Adventure Playground

Type:Farm

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP
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Chatsworth Farmyard and Adventure Playground

Opening Times

Season (23 Mar 2019 - 9 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:30

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The farmyard and adventure playground will also be open from 17-25 February 2018 for half-term.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 at Junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select left lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at next roundabout, take 1st exit (continuous lane, signposted Chatsworth). At traffic lights, select middle lane and to straight on, keep in left land and at roundabout (Matalan), take 2nd exit (A619, signposted Chatsworth). Continue for 8 miles through the village of Baslow. Pass Cavendish Hotel on left, at roundabout, take 1st exit signed Chatsworth. Follow road for approx 1½ miles to Chatsworth Estate. Cross cattle grid and take next left to the House.

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 and follow route from North/South

From West From Bakewell, take A6 (signposted Matlock) to village of Rowsley. Take 1st left after Peacock Inn (signposted Chatsworth). Follow road to traffic light controlled bridge. Continue on same road through Chatsworth Estate and take next right to the House.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station in Chesterfield10 miles away.

Bus number 170 from Chesterfield town centre to Baslow followed by 1¼ mile walk.

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