Membership details

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
  • Priority entry at Christmas; prebooking a timeslot is not required
  • £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 offers for the members area at the Horse Trials and Country Fair
  • An invitation to the Friends preview day
  • 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 Chatsworth Arts Festival

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 Chatsworth shops, restaurants and cafés including the estate farm shop*
  • 10% discount on jewellery collections and 5% off watches at CW Sellors**
  • 15% discount on food at the Devonshire Arms at Pilsley or Beeley, and at the Cavendish at Baslow
  • 10 % discount at the Chatsworth Garden Centre

*All Gold Friends will receive a 10% discount at the Chatsworth Shops and Restaurants on presentation of your Gold Friend card until 31 March 2020. 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 or Cavendish until 31 March 2020. Discount on drinks only applies when also dining. Friends cards must be presented at time of ordering. Discount applies to card holder, and up to three guests. 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. Discount not available on weddings or private dining events.

10% discount off full priced items, excluding food. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount


Gold Friend prices include unlimited entry to attractions, free parking and event tickets as outlined above.

  From 1 April by one card payment From April 1 by annual direct debit
1 Adult £130 £120
2 Adults £205 £195
1 Adult and up to 3 children £200 £190
2 Adults and up to 3 children £285 £275
Additional adult guest* £120 £120
Additional child guest* £40 £40

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*Maximum one additional adult and one additional child per membership.

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