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Chatsworth House

Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1PP, England
+44 1246 565300
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Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is set in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, on the banks of the river Derwent. Explore the historic house for fascinating stories and one of Europe's most significant art collections. In the garden, discover water features, giant sculptures and beautiful flowers set in Britain's most stunning and surprising country estate. Or come face to face with our farm animals in our working farmyard and enjoy adventurous fun in the playground. Furthermore, with holiday cottages and hotels, shops and restaurants, including Britain's best farm shop, you can really make the most of your time with us.
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Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1PP, England
+44 1246 565300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So far I've come across a lot of dim reviews from disappointed visitors, mainly with regards to parking, admission fees, food, and the costume display. Firstly, food, at many of these establishments are overpriced anyway so learn the lesson the easy way and bring a...More

3  Thank Amy Beth D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful stately home but found the fashion exhibition rather intrusive. It didn't enhance the existing artefacts and by the time I got upstairs I was weary and didnt look at much more. Not many chairs on which to take a rest.

Thank pollyvisitor
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Chatsworth for the first time with our friends and we were struck by its magnificence. It is well worth a visit just to see the setting let alone the house itself and the grounds. You could easily spend a day here taking your...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The farmyard and playground are great value for young children. The gardens are magnificent and interesting sculptures around each corner.

Thank Oliviais5
Reviewed 3 days ago

They have a display of fashion through the decades and due to the delicate nature of the clothes the lighting is dimmed to an incomprehensible level. The Oak Room was virtually dull due to the this fact and the dining room normally a glimmering display...More

Thank suwilly666
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived just at opening time, 11am, parked, which does cost, we grabbed an early cup of coffee, then headed for the house. You are not allowed to carry large bags. Whilst we went on a Monday, it was still very busy. There are audio...More

1  Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed 4 days ago

May 14, 2017 - As part of a multiple day tour of England, we stopped at the Chatsworth House for a couple of hours. On the day of our visit, there was a horse show on the grounds away from the House and we were...More

1  Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have always wanted to come here when traveling in the area visiting relatives and finally made it this weekend. Long trek from SE England but it was worthwhile. Stunning location, amazing gardens and so much to see and do outside. In the house it...More

Thank ChrisB090
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No doubt this is one of the great estates in the UK and a must visit place. The grounds and garden are superb, set in beautiful rolling countryside in the southern Peak District. Sad that some of these wonderful views are spoilt by some quite...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I “did” Chatsworth some 30 years ago and the only thing I remember from that visit then was there was so much “stuff” in the house, it still gives the same impression. As we were in Derbyshire I decided to give it another go and...More

Thank lamnf
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16 September 2017|
Response from ChatsworthHouse | Property representative |
Hello Visitors are welcome to bring a packed lunch with them to eat in the garden, park, farmyard & adventure playground but the only area undercover is in the farmyard. I hope this information helps. Kind regards The... More
Sian L
15 September 2017|
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Response from lazaruskey | Reviewed this property |
Hi, -- I have received word from the Visitor's team at Chatsworth to say that people can bring packed lunches, and these may be eaten in the Garden / Park / Farmyard, and Adventure Playground. The only covered area is in the... More
14 September 2017|
Response from lazaruskey | Reviewed this property |
Hi. As far as I can gather, three coach companies at least do Chatsworth trips from Birmingham , ---Johnsons ---National , and Skills. From past experience Skills are ok but it is some time since I used them . There is a... More