Finding Us

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Chatsworth is in the middle of the country, in the Peak District. It is north of Derby, and South of Sheffield. If you are travelling using a sat nav system, please use the post code DE45 1PN.


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By car

  • From the M1 take Junction 29, Chesterfield, and follow the brown signs - 16 miles
  • From Matlock, take the A6, then the B6012 - 8 miles
  • We are 30 minutes drive from Chesterfield railway station and 40 minutes from Sheffield railway station

If travelling through Baslow, you will see the Golden Gates into Chatsworth. These are for authorised access only, except in the case of some special events. Please follow the brown signs for the public entrance to Chatsworth on the B6012.

Car parks

  • The house car park - The house car park, open every day until 7pm, £3 per car (blue badge holders park for free). Parking is free with all tickets booked online.
  • Calton Lees car park - at the southern end of the park, open every day until 7pm, £3 per car

We do not have electric car charging points at Chatsworth. However, there are several in the local area. Take a look at public charging networks. Please also be aware we do not have a designated parking area for motor homes.

By bus

A number of buses to Chatsworth stop close to the house just a short walk from the house, garden and farmyard entrances.

Passengers arriving by bus into Baslow village are able to access the park via a public footpath. From the bus stop at Goose Green, walk over the bridge and follow the path to your right. It is then a pleasant 2km walk to the House and attractions from here.

For up to date bus information, please visit Derbyshire County Council's journey planner.

We've partnered with TM Travel to offer our visitors who use the TM Travel bus service special discounts. Find out more >

National public transport links

  • Service 440 National Express - London-Derby-Matlock-Bakewell-Buxton
  • Transpeak Service - Manchester-Stockport-Buxton-Bakewell-Matlock-Derby- Nottingham
  • National Express Coaches - Coach times and tickets

By train

The closest train station to Chatsworth is Chesterfield. However buses from Chesterfield do not come all the way into to Chatsworth, the closest bus stop is Baslow (2km by foot). 

It is possible to take the train to Sheffield then take a bus from the Sheffield Interchange (across the road) directly to Chatsworth. Buses run approximately every hour.

East Midlands Trains operate regular trains to and from Chesterfield and Sheffield via Derby. Chesterfield station is approximately 2 hours journey from London St Pancras.

To plan your journey, please visit East Midlands Trains and National Rail.

By bicycle

We have cycle storage facilities for visitors arriving by bicycle. These are located at the front of the house, adjacent to the information room.