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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...more
Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1PP, England
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The worst Afternoon Tea I have ever ever experienced. Mr Kipling could have done better. Nothing was homemade, a tesco scotch egg cut in half, rolls with very little filling, a large goats cheese tart cut in half, mass produced sponge with a strawberry on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 30jac2018
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the house to see the Christmas display which, as usual, were absolutely superb. The only niggle is that we booked on-line and had timed tickets but were still kept in a queue for about twenty minutes before being allowed into the house. However,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed yesterday

We went to Castle Howard, last year, and it was spectacular. Chatsworth, was lovely, but, as it only took one hour to get around, and we took our time, at £50 for two people, was MASSIVELY overpriced. Felt really ripped off...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travellie49
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Finally managed to visit Chatsworth to enjoy the house decorated for Christmas! I booked tickets for the twilight event in a Thursday evening with my parents and other members of the family. Very well organised and a great idea to stagger booking times to avoid...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Morag H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This year, Chatsworth’s Christmas decorations are better than ever. The trees decorating the various rooms which are open were magnificent, often themed to a fairy story or children’s tale. The animations were well done and the journey from room to room was fascinating -with both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jud1thmason
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Christmas market and toured the House.It was a week day and was still quite busy so I can imagine it gets a bit difficult to view the stalls at weekends. However we thoroughly enjoyed our visit and thought the house was beautiful. Be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank juliehukins
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was so delighted to see that this had been put back in the program this year, as been many times in the past, so recommended it to 3 friends and we booked for 6.30pm. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed, the decorations didn’t have the usual...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Chatsworth House, one of Britain's greatest stately homes, is decorated for Christmas every year, with some kind of literary theme and a children's trail through the house. In recent years the themes have included Narnia, Alice in Wonderland, Toad of Toad Hall, The Nutcracker (ballet)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chatsworth House is situated in a beautiful location with an even more beautiful historic building. Always a lovely day out where you can grab a drink or bite to eat or even sit down for a delicious meal. I'd also recommend visiting the Christmas Market...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jasbowers
Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful place to visit - spectacular house and delightful grounds. Two lovely shops with gifts, produce and mementos of the visit. There were huge crowds on the day we visited but parking was a smooth process and pre booked tickets made access to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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25 November 2018|
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Response from jogger1 | Reviewed this property |
If you book online to see the house midweek parking is included , but if it’s just the markets you are going to then it’s £10 midweek £5 after 3 pm midweek. Not sure about gluten feee food I’m afraid.
21 November 2018|
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Response from ianO2421JJ | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes you can however you do have to pay a parking charge. I believe the charge this year is £20 per car. If you like a stroll through the estate I would recommend you park in the Baslow public car park and follow the... More
Steven K
4 November 2018|
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Response from Steven K |
O.k thanks everyone,thought it was just parking.says online £10 in week £20 weekends