Chatsworth House, Bakewell

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At stately Chatsworth House, experience British royal life in the countryside. The historic 16th-century home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire sits on 405 hectares (1,000 acres) of manicured parkland in the heart of the scenic Peak District. Of the house's 126 rooms, you can visit 30. You'll see lavishly decorated interiors and many works and ancient artifacts that are part of a significant art collection from around the world. Watch animal demonstrations in the farmyard, such as cow-milking and chick-hatching, and wander around the sculptures, waterfalls, fountains, and hedgerow mazes in the 42.5 hectare (105 acre) garden. The house also hosts temporary exhibits, so check the program before visiting. A visit to Chatsworth House represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bakewell visit planning site to plot your vacation.
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  • We could not have enjoyed our day at Catsworth more. The house and gardens are breathtaking! I hope to return again.  more »
  • Chatsworth is simply the best Stately Home there is, beautiful setting, amazing well kept grounds and the fantastic house itself. My wife was using a wheelchair for the first time after many previous,...  more »
  • One of the most famous stately homes in England, the seat of the Duke of Devonshire, and worth every moment spent here. Packed with exhibits, some old, some new, you never tire of this place. The gard...  more »
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  • Had a wonderful day. Loved the gardens. Had good snack lunch. Delicious sandwiches.and my husband loved the Chatsworth beer. Want to come back and see more of the house. Absolutely well worth the entrance fee. Very friendly staff. The lady in the stable shop on the till was so friendly and helpful and the volunteers so informative.
  • It's always a pleasure to visit the Chatsworth Estate whether you go to the house and gardens,farm corner,garden centre or the Farm Shop. What I like is the fact that you can have a wide variety of visits - for example a family could bring their own picnic,pay 4 pounds parking fee and spend the whole time roaming in the beautiful grounds. Alternatively,especially if you have friends from abroad you can treat them to the full experience which never fails to impress!Every visit lifts the spirits and is a recipe for happiness and wellbeing.
  • The house itself is lovely. You have to pay to park when you arrive, £4. You can pay for different options of entry, house, gardens, farm park or just walk around the grounds for free. This time we just took kids to farm park, £6 entry each, reasonably priced. Quite a few animals to see. Staff are friendly. Different demonstrations and petting times for rabbits, guini pigs etc. Has a fantastic playground at the top! Spent a long time here! 2 big climbing frames, zip wire, sand and water play too. Nice areas to have picnic too. Just a shame the house itself and gardens are so expensive to visit, which is why we didn't go there! Talking over £20 each for house and gardens!!
  • Excellent tour round the house. Absolutely amazing. The fashion exhibition was really good too. Fitted in very well with everything else. Take the tour at £4. Book online to get free parking. The gardens were good too although probably the wrong time of year.
  • Lovely house and gardens......though most of it is rather pricey to go round. You can stroll round the outer grounds where there are deer. The surroundings are lovely in their own right. Just be aware it's £4 just to park and check the prices for the house and gardens before you show up
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