Christmas at Chatsworth

5 November 2016 - 3 January 2017
Open Thursday and Friday evenings until 16 December

Closed 24 - 26 December 2016 and 1 January 2017

Please be aware that due to recent bad weather cars may be directed to park away from the house car park, so please wear suitable footwear to walk through the park.

 

Step into an enchanting winter wonderland this festive season. We are delighted to present the time-honoured classic, ‘The Nutcracker’. Join Clara's adventures as she is swept away by her Nutcracker Prince...

Plus, explore the magic of The Nutcracker at Chatsworth on selected evenings for the month before Christmas, as we open the house until 8pm on Thursdays and Fridays from 24 November until 16 December. (Last entry at 7pm).

Classic ticket*

Combine your house and garden visit with a delicious traditional afternoon tea in our 18th century stables and a guidebook.

The classic ticket is an exclusive experience for 60 people per day. Explore the house and garden on arrival, then enjoy afternoon tea at your pre-booked sitting of 3pm, 3.30pm, 4pm or 4.30pm.

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Price
Classic adult/child £40

Christmas complete ticket*

Enjoy entry to the house, garden and farmyard for the day, plus a half price return visit valid for one use before 1 May 2017. Please note that one return voucher is issued per transaction.


Price
Complete adult £21.90
Complete child £14.00
Complete family 2+3 £60.90

Christmas house & garden ticket*

Admire the house decorated for Christmas at Chatsworth The Nutcracker and unlimited access to the 105 acre garden with waterworks, sculptures, maze and more.


Price
House & garden adult £19.90
House & garden child £12.00
House & garden family 2+3 £54.90

*Important Information

  • Following the success of last year, timed ticketing to the house will return in order to reduce queuing times. Book your selected time slot in advance. NB. Friends of Chatsworth do not need to book a time slot.
  • Select rooms on the upper floor of the house will be closed for annual conservation during the Christmas season.
  • Please select the date and time of your visit carefully as we are not able to make changes to bookings once they have been made.
  • We are unable to guarantee parking for larger vehicles. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Christmas season

5 November 2016 - 3 January 2017

From 24 November to 16 December, Christmas at Chatsworth is open until 8pm on Thursdays and Fridays (last entry 7pm). On these rather special evenings, the route will also feature hand bell ringers and musicians.

 

Weekdays
Weekends and school holidays

Open

Close

Open

Close
House 11am 5.30pm
(last entry 4.30pm)
10am
5.30pm
(last entry 4.30pm)
Garden 11am 5.30pm
(last entry 4.30pm)
10am
5.30pm
(last entry 4.30pm) 

Farmyard & adventure playground

10.30am

5.30pm
(last entry 4.30pm)

10.30am  5.30pm
(last entry 4.30pm) 

This year, we will be selling Christmas trees at the house and the farm shop.

For those of you who can't get enough of the magic, we are delighted to let you know that Buxton Opera House is showing The Nutcracker on January 7 2017, and when you buy tickets here you can also purchase discounted tickets to the Christmas at Chatsworth experience.


Dates for your diary

Christmas in the farmyard<br/>From 5 November 2016

Christmas in the farmyard
From 5 November 2016

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Christmas market<br />12 - 30 November 2016

Christmas market
12 - 30 November 2016

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Christmas gourmet evenings<br/>26 November and 17 December 2016

Christmas gourmet evenings
26 November and 17 December 2016

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Masquerade Ball<br/>16 December 2016

Masquerade Ball
16 December 2016

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Floral demonstrations<br/>9 and 10 December 2016

Floral demonstrations
9 and 10 December 2016

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Christmas wreath making<br/>6 and 7 December 2016

Christmas wreath making
6 and 7 December 2016

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Floral workshop<br/>11 December 2016

Floral workshop
11 December 2016

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Christmas willow workshop<br/>10 December 2016

Christmas willow workshop
10 December 2016

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CW Sellors presents Christmas Wishes<br/>5 - 6 November 2016

CW Sellors presents Christmas Wishes
5 - 6 November 2016

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Estate farm shop Christmas pie and pea supper<br/>30 November, 7 and 14 December 2016

Estate farm shop Christmas pie and pea supper
30 November, 7 and 14 December 2016

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For our younger visitors

Please note that we cannot allow prams or pushchairs in the house. Please speak to a member of staff at the North Gate on arrival if you would like to borrow any baby carrying equipment.

Accessibility

We are able to offer full access to the main visitor route in the house for visitors using wheelchairs, via a lift and access arrangements. Find out more about accessibility at Chatsworth.