Chatsworth House is the jewel of Derbyshire. Chatsworth is located in the centre of Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park , situated just outside the popular market town of Bakewell and a short drive to Matlock, Ashbourne and Buxton within some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable. This magnificent stately home is still home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and attracts thousands of visitors daily.
Chatsworth house, its gardens, farmyard & adventure playground, gift shops and restaurants are open every day until late December. More of the house is open to visitors than ever before with something for everyone to enjoy and marvel at. The 1000 acre park scattered with sheep and deer, the farm shop and its restaurant are open all year round. The beautiful gardens with water features and magnificent views are a delight to meander around. If you enjoy walking then the Chatsworth House estate is perfect, open all year around it has some beautiful walks with breathtaking views.
If you are intending visiting Chatsworth House and the area then we are able to offer quality self catering or bed and breakfast accommodation in our luxury self catering cottages located close to the Peak District , Derbyshire that will enable you to enjoy your stay in comfort.
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Chatsworth House has now opened a new visitor route through the house, including newly restored galleries, displays of rare treasures, a restored stone courtyard at the heart of the house and elegant new displays celebrating the legendary Duchess Georgiana.
Chatsworth’s tradition of welcoming every visitor warmly continues in 2010, with more free daily talks in the house, garden and farmyard. Visitors are encouraged to quiz our friendly team to discover more about the intriguing people and events that have shaped Chatsworth’s history over five centuries.
In the garden there are new sculpture commissions and ever more varied seasonal colours and plantings to discover.
The farm shop at Chatsworth is well worth a visit with specialty local produce on sale.
For gardeners a visit to the garden centre is a must with a large selection of plants available.
Younger visitors and families particularly enjoy the farmyard with its wide variety of animals and their young, and the spectacular woodland adventure playground. From daily animal handling sessions, to fabulous water play and spiral slides, there is something for everyone.
Chatsworth House is one of many stately homes you may chose to visit in Derbyshire, some are private and some National Trust or English Heritage. These include the beautiful Haddon Hall which is just down the road from Chatsworth, Hardwick and Renishaw Halls and Bolsover Castle just east of Chesterfield , Kedleston Hall nr Derby, Calke Abbey and Melbourne Hall near Melbourne and Sudbury , Tissington and Eyam Halls close to Ashbourne.
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For lovers of historic properties Derbyshire is a gem, combined with the magnificent Peak District National Park with its romantic heather covered moorlands and the many scenic Derbyshire Dales and valleys and visits to the many pretty villages, then a stay in luxurious 5 star self catering cottage accommodation to relax and unwind at the end of your day is a must.
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