This event will take place on the following dates:
- Monday 5 December (sold out)
- Wednesday 7 December
- Monday 12 December (sold out)
- Wednesday 14 December
4–5pm & 5.30–6.30pm
£7.50 per child | £2.50 per accompanying adult
All children must be accompanied by an adult. Max one accompanying adult per child.
Gather around our Christmas campfire to hear our expert storyteller read some festive fairy tales while enjoying a warming mug of hot chocolate. Round off your visit by toasting marshmallows over the fire.
Fireside fairy tale sessions take place outdoors in the Stickyard. Please wear warm clothing.
Autism friendly sessions with shorter stories and a more relaxed atmosphere are available on Wednesday 30 November. Find out more.
Why not make a day of it? Spend your afternoon exploring Christmas at Chatsworth, or letting off some steam in the farmyard and adventure playground.
More festive fun
Christmas in the house and garden
5 November - 8 January
Explore Chatsworth House dressed for a nordic Christmas and enjoy an illuminated light trail in the garden.
Christmas light trail in the garden
5 November - 8 January
Wrap up warm, grab a hot chocolate and embark on an exciting passage of discovery through the garden where, this year, our Nordic-inspired illuminations await.
Saturday 26 November & Saturday 3 December
Learn how to create and carve a linocut block and make your own lino prints, inspired by Chatsworth’s Nordic Christmas.
Fireside fairy tales - autism friendly event
Wednesday 30 November
Gather around the campfire for festive fairy tales, warming hot chocolate and toasted marshmallows. These autism friendly sessions feature shorter stories in a relaxed environment.
Sow your own Christmas tree
28 November - 9 December (Monday to Friday only)
Visit our potting up station at the estate farm shop where children can have a go at making newspaper pots and planting festive seeds - free activity.
Garden and gourmet evening
Friday 2 December
Explore the Christmas garden light trail before enjoying a delicious three-course meal in our Cavendish Restaurant.
10 & 17 December
Celebrate Christmas in style with our magical winter ball that includes a tour of the north wing of the house, a four-course dinner and live music.
Make a stay of it
After an exciting day exploring Christmas in the house and garden, there’s nowhere better to be than at our hotel or inns. Curl up with a book and a locally-sourced gin by the inglenook fireplace, snuggle into a four-poster bed or sample Head Chef Adam’s 3 AA Rosette dining… the choice is yours.
View our Chatsworth at Christmas package.