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Chatsworth House

Type:Historic House

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP

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The home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is set in the magnificent landscape of Derbyshire's Peak District National Park.
The 1000 acre park and the farmshop and its restaurant are open all year round. Chatsworth has a long tradition of welcoming local people and holiday makers from around the world.


The 105 acre garden is a magical landscape, beautiful in all seasons, and it can be visited separately from the house. It has evolved over more than 450 years, and continues to change today.

Chatsworth farmyard and adventure playground

Younger visitors and families particularly enjoy the farmyard with its wide variety of animals and their young, and the spectacular woodland adventure playground.

Chatsworth Park & Stand Wood

Every day of the year, the 1000 acre park, on the banks of the river Derwent, is open for free, for everyone to enjoy as they choose; walking, playing or picnicking.

Cavendish Rooms

Enjoy home cooked meals and luxurious afternoon teas, Full waitress service.

Orangery Shop

Situated in the magnificent Chatsworth orangery this spectacular shop reflects aspects of country house living.

Farm Shop

Specialising in the best of local and regional food, Chatsworth farm shop offers quality produce fresh from the estate, tenant farms, Derbyshire suppliers and small food producers.

Guide Prices

Prices vary from tickets to view just the gardens, or the house. Please call for more details.



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Property Facilities

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

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Chatsworth is 8 miles north of Matlock off the B6012. It is 16 miles from the M1 Junction 29, signposted via Chesterfield (follow brown signs), 42 miles from the M6 Junction 19 and 30 mins from Chesterfield rail station.Accessible by Public Transport: Chesterfield station is 12 miles away.


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Opening Times

* Farm shop in Pilsley (1½ miles)
Monday to Saturday, 9.00am to 5.30pm
Sunday, 11.00am to 5.00pm

Park Open all year. No charge
House car park shut during closed season

11.00am to 5.30pm, last admission 4.30pm

11.00am to 6.00pm, last admission 5.00pm

Farmyard and adventure playground
10.30am to 5.30pm, last admission 4.30pm

11.00am to 5.30pm

Carriage House restaurant and Stables
grill and drinks
10.15am to 5.00pm. Hot food served at lunchtime

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