Our address
Chatsworth House
Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

Approximate driving times from places in the UK
Bakewell: 10 mins
Matlock: 20 mins
Buxton: 25 mins
Chesterfield: 25 mins
Sheffield: 30 mins
Derby: 50 mins
Nottingham: 1 hr 15 mins
Leeds: 1 hr 30 mins
Manchester: 1 hr 30 mins
Birmingham: 2 hrs
London: 3 hrs

There are many convenient bus services to Chatsworth

Finding us

Chatsworth is in the middle of the country, easily accessible from major roads with improving public transport links to the estate.

Arriving by car


If you are using a GPS system our post code is DE45 1PP

Our main Chatsworth car park has a small parking charge and is open during our visitor season.

There is a second car park at the southern end of the park at Calton Lees (next to the Garden Centre) which is open all year round and is just over a mile walking distance from the house, garden, farmyard and adventure playground.

Parking is free for blue badge holders and pre-booked coaches.

Chatsworth is:

  • From the M1 take Junction 29, Chesterfield, and follow the brown signs - 16 miles
  • From Matlock, take the B6012 - 8 miles
  • From the M6, take Junction 19 - 42 miles
  • We are 30 minutes' drive from Chesterfield railway station

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

Arriving by Bus

The buses to Chatsworth stop outside the house and are a short walk from the house, garden and farmyard entrances.

Passengers arriving into Baslow village are able to access the park via a public footpath located opposite the Wheatsheaf Hotel. It is then a pleasant 2km walk to the House and attractions from here.

Local public transport links

Buses to Chatsworth

◦ Service 215/218 TM Travel - Sheffield Station-Baslow-Chatsworth-Matlock

  • Buses to Baslow- There is a 2km walk from Baslow to Chatsworth
    - From Baslow there may be a 30 minute wait for bus services 215/218 to Chatsworth

◦ Service 66 TM Travel - Chesterfield Rail Station-Chesterfield Town-Baslow

◦ Service 170 Hulleys - Chesterfield Town-Baslow-Pilsley-Bakewell

◦ Service 276 Hulleys - Chesterfield Town-Baslow (Fridays only)

 (Some services will offer additional stops on Sundays and Bank Holidays)

Arriving by Train

The closest train station to Chatsworth is Chesterfield.

East Midlands Trains operate regular trains to and from Chesterfield via Derby. Chesterfield station is approximately 2 hours 15 minutes' journey from London St Pancras.

From Chesterfield station, there are good public bus connections to Chatsworth. To plan your journey please visit East Midlands Trains and National Rail.

National public transport links

  • Service 440 National Express - London-Derby-Matlock-Bakewell-Buxton
  • Transpeak Service - Manchester-Stockport-Buxton-Bakewell-Matlock-Derby- Nottingham

Links to other national transport links

Arriving by Bike:

We have cycle storage facilities for visitors arriving by bike. Please speak to a member of the visitor welcome team on your arrival.