Father Christmas will captivate little ears with the story of the first Christmas. Children will then be able to help our elves make some reindeer food and receive a small gift to take home and enjoy.
£15 per child | £10 per adult
Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 18 December and 23 December
Session times: 10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 2.45pm, 3.30pm & 4.15pm
Includes entrance to the farmyard and playground, Father Christmas storytime, a craft activity with our elves, a gift to take home for children and a hot drink for adults. Gifts are suitable for ages up to 11.
All children ages 0 to 16 must book tickets for this event and must be accompanied by an adult.
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.