These guided walks and walking tours are the perfect way to find out more about the garden, parkland and villages surrounding Chatsworth. You will also discover some of the fascinating stories that shaped the evolution of the landscape. On our walks you will take in some of the best views of Chatsworth, led by one of our expert Guides.

Seasonal Park Walks

Explore the seasons in the Chatsworth Park with one of our expert Guides during one of our Seasonal Park Walks. Each walk begins at 10am. Find out more about the seasonal park walks below.

Short walk

7 March & 12 September



On this three mile walk, explore Standwood, the area around the Hunting Tower and discover the lakes above the house.

Medium walk

21 March and 19 September



Explore Queens Mary's Bower, Calton Lees, Russian Cottage, New Piece Wood, Edensor and Crobs. Approximately six miles.

Long walk

26 April & 27 September



Explore Standwood, the area around the Hunting Tower, the lakes above the house, Warren, Beeley, One Arch Bridge and Paines Mill. Approximately nine miles.

Kitchen Garden Walking Tour

22 August


£30 includes admission to the garden

Join one of our expert Guides on a walking tour of the Kitchen Garden. This tour includes the exclusive chance to pick seasonal fruit and vegetables in a Chatsworth basket to take home.

This walk begins at the Lodge, and will be a mixture of footpaths and uneven ground. Please wear suitable footwear.

Planning your day

  • All walks start at the game larder at 10am.
  • Your walk is led by an experienced Chatsworth Guide.
  • We welcome well-behaved dogs on leads.

What should I expect?

  • Terrain is varied with steep climbs, mostly on footpaths, sometimes tarmac roads, across fields and over stiles.
  • Walks will go ahead in all weather conditions.
  • The long walk is recommended for experienced walkers only.

What should I pack for the day?

  • Wear sturdy walking shoes or boots.
  • Bring waterproof clothing.
  • Bring plenty of water.
  • Bring a packed lunch (medium and long walks).