Enjoy an autumnal adventure at Chatsworth; choose from a wide range of walks, workshops, seasonal fairs and estate produce fit for a harvest supper.
In the house
Explore the history and collections in Chatsworth House until 29 October, before it is dressed for Christmas.
A history of Chatsworth in eight objects
Discover the history of Chatsworth, as told through the stories behind eight significant objects preserved in the Devonshire Collections. Includes a guided tour of the house and access to the garden.
Until 29 October
Our handy multi-media guide offers information on the vast array of artwork, tapestries, ceramics and furniture on display. Book online with tickets or on arrival at the north entrance for a small charge.
Until 29 October
Gain a deeper understanding of the history of Chatsworth and the range of art and artefacts on display by supplementing your visit with a guided tour of the house - one of several daily activities available.
In the garden
Enjoy our favourite views in the garden this autumn.
Until 3 November
Discover autumnal plants and colour as you explore the garden. Use the map on our digital guide, or just wander and take in the views.
Garden buggy tours
Until 29 October | £20 per buggy
Enjoy a 45-minute buggy tour of our 105-acre garden in the company of an expert guide. Pre-book online or check availability on the day of your visit.
Daily until 29 October | £5 per person
Get a bird's eye view of our garden and park with this special tour of the Belvedere. Please be aware that access to the Belvedere includes a winding staircase.
In the farmyard
Halloween themed half term fun
23 October - 3 November
Creepy crafts, pumpkin carving, face painting and a spooktacular tractor and trailer ride - enjoy a Halloween themed half term at the farmyard.
Animal handling in the Poultry House
Take some time out to get up close with a few of our smaller furry friends.
Pick up a bag of animal food and give our friendly animals a snack. A small fee applies.
Run wild in the playground
Swing, climb and splash around the great outdoors.
Fun and educational – seeing our cows and goats be milked is a great way to learn about where their favourite drink comes from.
Get stuck in to some seasonal crafts - we have all the supplies ready for you.
Please note that all events within or beginning in the house, garden and/or farmyard require visitors to have paid admission. All activities are subject to cancellation due to weather or circumstances beyond our control.
Around the estate
Fungi, folklore and feathered friends
1 & 2 November
Enjoy an autumnal adventure in Stand Wood, where children will discover folklore and fungi before making a bird feeder to take home.
Be a woodland explorer
Kick some leaves, build a den, play hide and seek and spot nature and wildlife in Stand Wood.
Enjoy a walk
There are many paths for you to discover and explore on the estate - here are some of our favourites.
Stock up on estate and local produce in the estate farm shop - perfect for creating your own harvest feast.
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