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Chatsworth

Type:Historic House

Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7115 reviews7115 reviews
Welcome to Chatsworth!

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

Languages

  • French signs/guides - Audio guides are available in English, French, German, Spanish and Mandarin.

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Opening Times

Season (24 Mar 2018 - 6 Jan 2019)

* Opening 24 March 2018 - 6 January 2019 see website for times
Last entry 4.30pm
Please note Closed on 24, 25, 26 December 2018 and 1 January 2019.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4494
  • Very Good
    1555
  • Average
    584
  • Poor
    288
  • Terrible
    194

Recent Reviews:

  • nilli10
    Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Chickens and the House
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    I adore this place especially seeing the chickens in the farmyard (I keep chickens and I like to know they are being well looked after) and wandering around the house and gardens. The stable house... Read full review
  • Colin D
    Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Awesome
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    An absolutely stunning property nestling in 1000 Acres. If your feeling energetic it is worth heading up to Stand Wood behind the house and heading to the hunting tower.it is a fair climb but worth... Read full review
  • skiprat05
    South East England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Short holiday
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th September 2018
    Well worth going to see. Plenty of parking however it costs £4:00 on top of the entry price to house and Gardens. 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.

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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Tuesday, 9th October 2018 - Tuesday, 9th October 2018

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Saturday, 20th October 2018 - Saturday, 20th October 2018

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Saturday, 29th September 2018 - Saturday, 29th September 2018

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Joseph Paxton at Chatsworth Talk & TourAn illustrated talk about the 6th Dukes Head Gardener, Joseph Paxton, and his work at Chatsworth during the 19th Century followed by a guided walk around the garden.
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Wednesday, 10th October 2018 - Wednesday, 10th October 2018

Short Seasonal Park Walk - Capability Brown's LandscapeExplore Edensor, Calton Lees, New Piece Wood, and the transformation of the park by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in the 18th Century.
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Wednesday, 26th September 2018 - Wednesday, 26th September 2018

Short Seasonal Park Walk - Lakes LoopExplore the woodland above Chatsworth House and the lakes which provide water for the garden and many water features.
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Tuesday, 16th October 2018 - Tuesday, 16th October 2018

Long Seasonal Park Walk - Edensor and BeyondPass through the estate village of Edensor before exploring the medieval and later landscape of Calton pastures.
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Tuesday, 25th September 2018 - Tuesday, 25th September 2018

Long Seasonal Park Walk - The Warren and Beeley VillageClimb up through Stand Wood and The Warren before dropping down into the estate village of Beeley and returning to Chatsworth alongside the River Derwent.
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Wednesday, 17th October 2018 - Wednesday, 17th October 2018

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, 14th September 2018 - Friday, 9th November 2018

Chatsworth Outdoors: Grounds for SculptureCelebrate sculpture at Chatsworth with us this autumn in the garden.
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Saturday, 27th October 2018 - Sunday, 4th November 2018

Half-term Halloween HootEnjoy Halloween horrors at Chatsworth this half-term holiday. There's frighteningly good fun around every corner... Join us if you dare.
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Friday, 2nd November 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

Chatsworth Bonfire and FireworksWrap up and enjoy live music, dancing and circus performers, face painting for little ones, as well as the traditional bonfire and a dazzling firework display.
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Tuesday, 6th November 2018 - Tuesday, 6th November 2018

Christmas Textile TourA fascinating insight into the work that goes into preparing for the Christmas season.
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Saturday, 10th November 2018 - Sunday, 6th January 2019

Christmas at ChatsworthChristmas is everyone’s favourite time of year, especially at Chatsworth.
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Friday, 16th November 2018 - Tuesday, 4th December 2018

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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Wednesday, 5th December 2018 - Friday, 7th December 2018

Christmas wreath makingLearn how to make a festive wreath from our own Chatsworth foliage, cones and berries.
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Saturday, 8th December 2018 - Saturday, 8th December 2018

Wednesday, 12th December 2018 - Wednesday, 12th December 2018

Christmas willow: angels, stars and wreathsWeave your own willow angels, stars and wreaths to decorate your home or garden this Christmas, led by the basket maker Maggie Cooper.
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Friday, 28th September 2018 - Friday, 28th September 2018

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