Gold Friend membership

Gold Friend membership offers you unlimited entry to the attractions, free parking and much more besides.

Every penny of your Friends membership goes to support the Chatsworth House Trust, a charity dedicated to the long-term preservation of Chatsworth House, the art collection, garden, woodlands and park for the long-term benefit of the public.

Attractions and car parking

  • Free access to all attractions during normal opening hours
  • Free car parking at both car parks, including during the Christmas market
  • A membership card for each named adult member on your membership
  • Membership gives access to the attractions: house, garden, farmyard and playground
  • £3 off the price of an admission ticket (per vehicle) to the Bolton Abbey Estate
  • A copy of Review & Preview in January and July filled with news from across Chatsworth

You may add one further unnamed adult or child guest entitlement to your membership at an additional cost. For flexibility, this extra admission entitlement will be valid on all named adult cards, but can only be used once per visit. Added unnamed guests are also entitled to event tickets.

Event tickets 

  • A ticket per person for any one day of the Chatsworth International Horse Trials
  • A ticket per adult member for any one day of the Chatsworth Country Fair
  • Exclusive Gold Friends offer for the members area at the Horse Trials and Country Fair
  • An invitation to the Friends preview day and Friends Beyond Limits preview evening
  • A ticket per adult and child member for the Friends summer garden party (additional tickets may be purchased, subject to availability)

Priority booking

  • Priority booking for some special events, including Bonfire Night
  • Priority booking and discounted tickets for The Chatsworth Festival: Art Out Loud

Discounts and offers

The following discounts and offers are currently available to Gold Friends. Please note that these may be subject to change.

  • 10% discount at the Estate Farm Shop from 23 January to 31 December 2017*
  • 10% discount on jewellery collections and 5% off watches at CW Sellors**
  • 15% discount on food at the Devonshire Arms at Pilsley or Beeley***

*To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop, and to thank you for supporting Chatsworth, we are pleased to announce that from 23 January until 31 December 2017, all Gold Friends will receive a 10% discount at the estate farm shop and farm shop café. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount.

**Simply present your Gold Friend membership card to receive your exclusive offers. Offer valid across boutiques in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Chesterfield, Matlock, Ludlow and Whitby in addition to online at Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. See in store for further details.

***Discount available at the discretion of the Devonshire Arms until 23 March 2018. Discount on drinks only applies when also dining. Friends cards must be presented at time of ordering, and can only be applied for up to a maximum of six guests at one time. Not valid on public holidays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine’s Day, 24 December – 2 January, or in conjunction with any other special offer, event or menu.

Gold Friend prices

Prices include unlimited entry to attractions, free parking and event tickets as outlined above.

  • 1 named adult – £110
  • 2 named adults – £180
  • 1 named adult and up to 3 children – £170
  • 2 named adults and up to 3 children – £240
  • Additional unnamed adult – £90
  • Additional unnamed child – £30
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