Remember, remember ...
We are delighted to welcome back our bonfire and fireworks this year in the garden. With a blazing bonfire and two glittering firework displays, including an early display for little ones set to music from popular children's films, there's exhilarating entertainment for visitors of all ages.
Wrap up warm and join us for live music, dancing, circus performers and face painting - make your bonfire night go with a bang.
Keep warm with a range of delicious food from hog roasts to jacket potatoes, from churros to sweet treats. Why not enjoy a glass of mulled wine or cider for the ultimate winter warmer?
£15 adult, £10 child (age 4–16 inclusive) | 6pm onwards
The bonfire and fireworks is held on:
- Friday 2 November
- Saturday 3 November SOLD OUT
Gates open: 6pm
Lighting of the bonfire: 7pm
Children's firework display: 7.30pm
Grand finale firework display: 8.15pm
Entertainment finishes: 9.45pm
Dinner with bonfire and fireworks
Adult £40 | Restaurant opens 5.45pm
This year, we're offering a combined ticket of dinner with bonfire and fireworks available on:
- 2 November
- 3 November SOLD OUT
Enjoy a delicious two-course meal of a main course and dessert with a welcome glass of prosecco in the Cavendish restaurant, followed by entry to the bonfire and fireworks event.
- Beef bourguignon with wholegrain mustard mashed potato, roasted root vegetables or
- Pan-fried hake, champ mashed potato, pickled red cabbage or
- Sautéed ricotta cheese gnocchi, roasted tomato, wilted spinach
- White chocolate & raspberry cheesecake or
- Burnt apple & cinnamon purée or
- Local cheese selection, wheat wafers, quince jelly
Please note that dinner and fireworks tickets are limited to 80 each night.
Please check our bonfire frequently asked questions below.
- 1. Will the bonfire still take place if the weather is poor?
The bonfire will take place whatever the weather, so please come prepared for all weather conditions.
- 2. What time do the performances start?
The gates will open at 6pm; entertainment will begin and food will be served from this time.
- 3. Does my ticket include admission to the garden during the day?
No, tickets include admission to the garden from 6pm. You can also buy day tickets to the garden.
- 4. What refreshments are available?
Flora's Temple Tea Shop is open for tea, coffee, snacks and ice cream. We will also have estate farm shop burgers, including traditional bonfire catering, plus a bar serving beers and spirits.
The Carriage House restaurant will remain open until 6pm on 2 and 3 November 2018.
- 5. Can I get a refund?
Unfortunately, tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- 6. Do children pay?
Children aged 3 and under get into the bonfire for free and do not require a ticket. Children aged 4 to 16 inclusive will need to purchase a ticket for the event at the prices quoted above.
- 7. When will tickets from online bookings be sent out?
Tickets will be posted out in waves from October 2018 up to the week before the event. All tickets purchased up to midnight 28 October 2018 will be posted. Tickets booked from 29 October onwards will need to be collected from the North Gate box office on the night. Please call the Chatsworth bookings office on 01246 565 430 if you have any questions.
- 8. What's the last day for booking tickets online?
Online booking will be available until 11.59pm on 1 November, after which tickets will be available on site at till points and at the entrance to the event, subject to availability. Please note that this event is extremely popular and may sell out before the night of the event.
- 9. What if I have lost my tickets?
Chatsworth does not accept responsibility for the loss of tickets.
- 10. Can I bring gazebos, tents, barbecues or awnings?
Barbecues, gazebos, tents, awnings and Chinese lanterns are not permitted.
- 11. Can I take photographs?
Photography is permitted for non-commercial purposes.
- 12. Can I bring a dog?
It is not suitable to bring your dog to this event.
- 13. Is there discount for groups?
There are no group discounts for Bonfire and fireworks.
Looking for somewhere to stay?
We have a collection of hotels, inns, cottages and restaurants on and around the Chatsworth Estate that will make your visit that little bit more comfortable and special. Visit our chatsworthstays.co.uk website to find out more and to book online.