There is so much to enjoy this winter at Chatsworth. Take a walk in the parkland and woodland followed by a 'winter warmer' lunch and hot drink in one of our cafes and restaurants. Our stables shop is open providing a choice of gifts, homewares, jewellery, and clothing from local makers and sustainable businesses.
We're also offering a wide range of talks, tours, and workshops themed around gardening, history, textiles, conservation, rural skills, and creative pastimes, allowing you to depart Chatsworth having learned something new.
Please note that the house and garden will be closed for general visits from 9 January to 17 March. The farmyard and playground will also be closed except during the half-term, 11-26 February.
There will be no charge for parking at Chatsworth from 9 January to 16 March (inclusive). You can also visit by bus for just £2, single fare, until 31 March.
What's on this winter
Peak District Artisans
13 January - 5 March
'Showcase in the shop' returns this winter with works from 19 Peak District based artists on display and for sale in the stables shop.
Winter talk: fruit, veg and flowers
Discover the history and workings of the estate’s production gardens in this talk and Q&A by the garden team.
Get drawing in winter
Explore the garden and create a series of observational drawings of seasonal plants, trees and landscapes under expert tuition. Includes lunch and materials.
Developments in the Chatsworth Garden
This winter talk offers a fascinating insight into the history and future of the Chatsworth Garden with Head of Gardens and Landscape, Steve Porter.
Introducing Mirror Mirror – Reflections on Design at Chatsworth
Join curators Alexandra Hodby and Sash Giles as they discuss the 16 global contemporary designers collaborating with Chatsworth on its 2023 exhibition, Mirror Mirror, Reflections on Design at Chatsworth
Sketching in the sculpture gallery
4 February & 11 March
Enjoy an observational drawing masterclass with expert tuition and exclusive access to Chatsworth's atmospheric Sculpture Gallery, whilst the house is closed.
Relief printing workshop
Learn how to create and carve a linocut block and make your own lino prints, inspired by the Chatsworth Garden.
Working in oils and more
A masterclass with artist Sue Nichol in the Chatsworth Garden art studio. where you'll learn new techniques for working with oils, cold wax, painting knives, and pigment sticks. Includes lunch and materials.
Parkland walking tour
2 March, 1 June & 14 September
Explore Chatsworth Park with an expert from our Landscape Team, discovering flora and fauna and learning more about how the team manages the vast estate.
Tour and draw: glasshouses
Enjoy a guided tour of the glasshouses in the garden whilst it is closed to the general public, with observational drawing opportunities along the way.
A celebration of Derbyshire Women
Join us for International Women's Day as we showcase local Derbyshire women from a diverse range of backgrounds through their small businesses, art, and services to the communities of Derbyshire. Free event.
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Around the estate
Take a winter walk
There are many paths for you to discover and explore on the estate - here are some of our favourites.
Be a woodland explorer
Kick some leaves, build a den, play hide and seek and spot wildlife in Stand Wood.
Choose from a carefully curated collection of homewares, tableware, gifts, clothes and jewellery in our stables shop.
Enjoy seasonal dishes and hot snacks prepared in-house by our chefs and bakers.
More to explore
Explore the range of shopping and dining options across the estate with a visit to the farm shop, Chatsworth Kitchen or a restaurant in one of our cosy country pubs.
Plan a winter escape
We have a collection of hotels, inns, cottages, and restaurants on and around the Chatsworth Estate that will make your visit to Derbyshire and the Peak District even more special.
Visit the Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants website to find out more and to book online.