Chatsworth House and gardens in Derbyshire
A visit to Chatsworth House and Gardens in Derbyshire
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. Home of the Cavendish family since the 1550s, it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.
Chatsworth House has over 30 rooms to explore, from the magnificent Painted Hall, to the family-used chapel, regal State Rooms and beautiful Sculpture Gallery. Chatsworth also houses the Devonshire Collection, one of Europe’s most significant art collections, which is continually being added to, from Old Masters to contemporary ceramics and artefacts from Ancient Egypt to cutting edge modern sculpture.
Each year Chatsworth House and Gardens in Derbyshire hosts a number of special events including the Country Fair and Christmas market,held inside the grounds and is a magnificent market that attracts visitors from far and wide. It is a great place to visit to find those unique presents for everyone and from November, the lower floors of the house are transformed for the annual Christmas displays. In addition to the busy events programme, each year Chatsworth also hosts several special exhibitions included with the admission.
Chatsworth House and Garden
Explore Chatsworth’s 105 acres of stunning gardens, miles of footpaths, extravagant water features, outdoor art exhibitions, surprises at every turn, rose, cottage, sensory and kitchen gardens, and magnificent views of the park.
Chatsworth’s gift shops have a wide selection of beautiful and exclusive products inspired by different aspects of the Chatsworth Estate. The gift shops provide hours of delight and retail therapy.
A visit to Chatsworth House and Gardens is a truly magnificent day out.
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