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Chatsworth

Type:Historic House

Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7711 reviews7711 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 2019
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Other AwardsHistoric Houses Association Member Historic Houses Association Member 2019
  • Other AwardsThe Treasure Houses of England The Treasure Houses of England 2019
  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2019

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 (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.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    4821
  • Very Good
    1655
  • Average
    655
  • Poor
    337
  • Terrible
    243

Recent Reviews:

  • Susan S
    Nottinghamshire
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Pink Ribbon Charity 10mile Walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th June 2019
    The family was attending a breast cancer event in June this year. I explored chatsworth house and gardens. The house is magnificent steeped with painting, sculptures and priceless items. There are... Read full review
  • nikangm
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A must place to visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th June 2019
    been here a few times and the gardens are amazing. you can spend the whole day here easy. expensive tho.also a parking charge. cafe / toilets / gift shop. plenty to see with some stunning views and... Read full review
  • RosBondi
    Bondi, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great Day Out
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th June 2019
    We are from Australia visiting the Peak District. Chatsworth House, is the home of the Duke & Duchess of Devonshire who live there about 75% of the time in the part of the house we didn't see. It... 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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