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Chatsworth

Type:Historic House

Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7567 reviews7567 reviews
House in spring

Guide Prices

For details on admission prices and parking, please visit http://www.chatsworth.org/book-tickets-and-prices

Awards

  • Green TourismGreen Tourism Gold Award Green Tourism Gold Award 2018
  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Destination Spa VisitEngland Destination Spa 2016
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Other AwardsHistoric Houses Association Member Historic Houses Association Member 2018
  • Other AwardsThe Treasure Houses of England The Treasure Houses of England 2018

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted - Dogs on leads are allowed in the garden and parkland. Dogs are not allowed in the house or farmyard (except guide dogs).
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Opening Times

House (23 Mar 2019 - 23 May 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday11:00 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
House (24 May 2019 - 1 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
House (2 Sept 2019 - 9 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday11:00 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Last entry one hour before closing
Please note Closed on 24, 25, 26 December 2018 and 1 January 2019.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4737
  • Very Good
    1629
  • Average
    636
  • Poor
    330
  • Terrible
    236

Recent Reviews:

  • dottybelle
    Essex
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely family day out with one drawback...
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th April 2019
    We have just had a really fabulous family day out at Chatsworth. Everything was well organised, staff were friendly and helpful and the many beautiful pieces were all well kept and thoughtfully... Read full review
  • Z5593ESlindsayc
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day at chatsworth house.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    We had a fantastic day at chatsworth house we went round the house which was full of some amazing things and the paintings on the walls and ceilings are out of this world so much history in one... Read full review
  • debbieingledew
    Maidenhead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Walk through the Chatsworth estate and afternoon tea
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    Visited for the day mid week and had gorgeous walk across the estate to the house for friends 50th birthday and back to the village for champagne afternoon tea in the hotel afterwards. This was... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Chatsworth is 8 miles north of Matlock off the B6012. From M1 take A617 to Chesterfield. From Chesterfield follow signs for Chatsworth A619. 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 Chatsworth House.The nearest railway station is Chesterfield, which is 10 miles away.

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Wednesday, 5th June 2019 - Sunday, 9th June 2019

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Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse TrialsA three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport, combined with entertainment for all the family in the beautiful surroundings of Chatsworth.
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Saturday, 30th March 2019 - Sunday, 28th April 2019

Easter at ChatsworthEnjoy the school holidays at Chatsworth for a family fun day out in the garden, farmyard and playground. In addition to our daily activities in the garden and farmyard, we have lots on offer throughout the school holidays.
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Tuesday, 18th June 2019 - Tuesday, 18th June 2019

Tuesday, 8th October 2019 - Tuesday, 8th October 2019

Historic Textile TourA guided tour of the most special textiles on display in the house with visits behind-the-scenes to our textile archives and conservation room.
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Sunday, 23rd June 2019 - Sunday, 23rd June 2019

Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Saturday, 26th October 2019

Basket Making WorkshopUnder the instruction of basket maker Maggie Cooper, weave stems of willow to create a beautiful basket to take away with you.
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Sunday, 23rd June 2019 - Sunday, 23rd June 2019

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Willow Sculptures WorkshopWeave your own willow sculpture: create a bee, butterfly or dragonfly using colourful basket willows under the watchful eye of esteemed basket maker Maggie Cooper. At the end of the workshop, you can take your new creation home to enjoy. The workshop includes materials, entrance to the garden on...
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Saturday, 13th July 2019 - Saturday, 13th July 2019

A Guide to Plants and Their UsesA guided tour of the garden learning more about plants and their uses and make your own handcream using plants.
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Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

Pride & Prejudice Regency BallCalling all Lizzie Bennets and Mr Darcys to come along and celebrate summer.
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Wednesday, 7th August 2019 - Wednesday, 7th August 2019

Outdoor Theatre - A Midsummer Night's DreamBring a picnic and spend a glorious summer’s evening at Chatsworth watching one of Shakespeare's most popular and best-loved comedies.
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Tuesday, 13th August 2019 - Tuesday, 13th August 2019

Kitchen garden experienceA walking tour of the Kitchen garden with the chance to pick seasonal fruit and vegetables and take some home
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Wednesday, 11th September 2019 - Wednesday, 11th September 2019

Jewels from the Devonshire CollectionAn illustrated tour followed by a talk with key pieces from the collection.
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Thursday, 18th July 2019 - Thursday, 18th July 2019

Old Park Guided WalkLed by Dave Spencer, Domain Senior Supervisor, explore and learn more about the Old park a Site of Special Scientific Interest, an area of the park normally closed to visitors.
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Friday, 15th November 2019 - Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Chatsworth Christmas MarketSoak up the Christmas market atmosphere as you browse more than 100 stalls offering a wide range of Christmas gifts and decorations – you’ll be sure to find perfect presents for all the family.
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Tuesday, 11th June 2019 - Tuesday, 11th June 2019

Conservation of the Mortlake TapestriesExplore the conservation process of the Mortlake tapestries.
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Saturday, 23rd March 2019 - Sunday, 6th October 2019

The Dog: A Celebration at ChatsworthThis exhibition, conceived by the Duchess of Devonshire, will explore the Cavendish family’s enduring love for dogs, through paintings, drawings, sculpture, letters, photographs and contemporary art. We will delve deep into the Devonshire Collection to share stories and capture the idiosyncratic,...
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Wednesday, 24th April 2019 - Wednesday, 24th April 2019

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Wednesday, 21st August 2019 - Wednesday, 21st August 2019

Wednesday, 28th August 2019 - Wednesday, 28th August 2019

Chatsworth Young FarmersJoin our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.
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Tuesday, 30th April 2019 - Tuesday, 30th April 2019

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Thursday, 20th June 2019 - Thursday, 20th June 2019

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Saturday, 15th June 2019 - Saturday, 15th June 2019

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Tuesday, 9th July 2019 - Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Seasonal Park Walk - The North Park and Golden GatesExplore the North Park and Golden Gates following the 4th Duke's drive past the Ice House and Ponds to the north edge of the park. Return past Barbrook and Queen Mary's Bower.
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Tuesday, 6th August 2019 - Tuesday, 6th August 2019

Seasonal Park Walk - Secrets of the WarrenBegin with a steep walk up to the Warren, looping across to visit ancient hollow ways and the stone circle and returning through Stand Wood.
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Wednesday, 15th May 2019 - Wednesday, 15th May 2019

Wednesday, 25th September 2019 - Wednesday, 25th September 2019

Seasonal Park Walk - Millenium WalkA rare opportunity to see the park from Dunsa Farm. Begin with a walk over the crobbs and along the track to Dunsa Farm. View the Millennium Avenue from the top before returning via Edensor.
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Tuesday, 25th June 2019 - Tuesday, 25th June 2019

Wednesday, 9th October 2019 - Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Seasonal Park Walk - EdensorExplore the estate village of Edensor and learn a bit more about its history as well.
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Tuesday, 14th May 2019 - Tuesday, 14th May 2019

Head GardenerAn illustrated tour of the garden exploring areas of horticultural interest led by our Head Gardener.
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Tuesday, 14th May 2019 - Tuesday, 14th May 2019

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Sunday, 19th May 2019 - Sunday, 19th May 2019

Saturday, 5th October 2019 - Saturday, 5th October 2019

Watercolour WorkshopEnjoy a half-day watercolour workshop with artist Gillian Beale. Explore your artistic side and take inspiration from the colours in the garden at Chatsworth.
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Friday, 26th July 2019 - Friday, 26th July 2019

Outdoor Cinema - Mary Poppins Returns (U)A long awaited sequel to Disney's musical masterpiece - the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings through a difficult time in their lives.
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Wednesday, 5th June 2019 - Sunday, 9th June 2019

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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

Outdoor Cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)The story of legendary British rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, following their lives leading up to the epic performance at Live Aid.
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Saturday, 22nd June 2019 - Saturday, 22nd June 2019

Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

Saturday, 19th October 2019 - Saturday, 19th October 2019

Plant hunters talk and walkAn illustrated talk about the plant hunting expeditions that the 6th Duke encouraged from Chatsworth during the 19th century followed by a guided walk around the gardens.
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Thursday, 27th June 2019 - Thursday, 27th June 2019

Kennel Club talk and tourA guided tour and a fascinating talk looking into the historical development of dogs as pets by The Kennel Club Collections Manager.
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Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 - Tuesday, 2nd July 2019

Birds, bugs and monstersNatural history in the Chatsworth Library and archives
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Friday, 2nd August 2019 - Friday, 2nd August 2019

Monday, 12th August 2019 - Monday, 12th August 2019

Chatsworth young famers plusGet hands-on in caring for our farmyard animals, with exciting jobs such as collecting eggs, grooming, milking the cows and taking the animals out to the fields - perfect for older children interested in animals and farming.
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Wednesday, 21st August 2019 - Wednesday, 21st August 2019

White gold: Pocelain from the Devonshire CollectionAn illustrated tour led by our Curator of decorative arts focusing on the history of ceramic collecting in the Devonshire family.
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Thursday, 5th September 2019 - Thursday, 5th September 2019

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