Historic Houses' members visit free. Interested in joining? Find out more.

Overview

Gardens free to members.

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.


Today
Today’s opening hours

Garden only: every day from 24 March, 11am to 5.30pm.

Opening
Opening

Garden only: every day from 24 March, 11am to 5.30pm.

 

Find Us
Find us

Chatsworth is located in central England, in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire. It is north of Derby and south of Sheffield.

Various buses travel to Chatsworth. 

The closest train station to is Chesterfield. However, buses from Chesterfield do not come all the way into to Chatsworth. The closest bus stop is Baslow, which is 2km on foot. It is possible to take the train to Sheffield and then take a bus from the Sheffield Interchange (across the road) directly to Chatsworth. Buses run approximately every hour.

  • Offers bike storage
Parking

Car park on site

  • Free

Admission
Admission

Historic Houses members can visit the gardens for free once a year.

On the same day as a visit to the garden, Chatsworth offers HHA members a house ticket for a discounted rate of £10.   Tickets are available on the day of visiting, from the admission points.  These tickets are not available in advance online.

Prices for non Historic Houses members vary, please see website.

More admission details

Accessibility
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Hearing loops
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
  • Sign language guides/videos
  • Accessible toilets
Group Visits
Group Visits

At Chatsworth, we pride ourselves as being the perfect destination for groups, large and small.

Take a tour of the house, explore the 105-acre garden or have fun in the farmyard and playground.

Please see here for more information about group bookings.


Articles

Things to See

Walks

Feel free to explore the garden at your leisure or take part in one of our guided tours.



Weddings

We are delighted that you might be thinking of Chatsworth as a venue for your wedding. We are sure you will agree that Chatsworth makes an exceptional location for civil wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions.

We would be happy to organise your wedding celebrations for you and make it a very special day that you will always remember. 

At Chatsworth, we understand that every bride and groom is different and we offer a range of wedding packages to create a special day, whatever your style and budget.

Facilities

  • Guest parking
  • Accessible parking
  • In-house catering

Accommodation

We are delighted to share with you our collection of hotels, inns and cottages on and around the Chatsworth estate that will make your visit that little bit extra special.

 


Corporate Hire

Corporate events

Chatsworth is the perfect place for all your corporate events, including meetings, conferences, exhibitions, product launches, receptions inside Chatsworth House and private dining.

The minimum is 10 people and the maximum is 120 people.

Find out more.

 

Facilities

  • Wifi
  • Lunch
  • Plentiful parking
  • Dinner
  • Refreshments
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Team building activities

School Visits

An education visit to Chatsworth makes for a rewarding day for students and teachers alike – whatever their stage of learning. Bursting with history, art from all ages and a working farmyard, there is so much at Chatsworth to enrich your students' curriculum.

 


Filming Opportunities

The list of possible locations is endless, from the restored exteriors and beautiful historic interiors of Chatsworth House itself to the 105-acre garden, including the Maze, Cascade, Rockery and impressive Emperor Fountain.

Entire villages, isolated houses and barns, parkland and forests, farms, lakes and rivers, moorland, pubs, shops and hotels are also available in and around Derbyshire's Peak District.