Range of locations and backdrops

The list of possible locations is almost endless, from the beautifully conserved exteriors and historic interiors of Chatsworth House to the 105-acre garden, including the Maze, Cascade, Rock Garden and impressive Emperor Fountain.

Dramatic disused quarries, expansive parkland and forests, lakes and rivers, caves, moorland, entire villages, pubs, shops, a retail village, plus hotels and cottages are also available in and around Derbyshire's Peak District.

Facilities at Chatsworth

Chatsworth is located in central England, with good transport links by road, rail and air. Located 2.5 hours from London by train and 1.5 hours from Manchester.

We offer excellent facilities for productions of all sizes including an extensive area for unit base and parking, in-house catering and an experienced team which understands film companies' needs. The estate also offers a wide range of accommodation, from fine hotels to self-catering.

Filming enquiries

To discuss filming opportunities in more detail and to arrange site visits, please contact us by email or on 01246 565 300.

Drone filming

Drone filming is considered on a case by case basis as part of commercial filming for television and film. We require all applicants to complete our drone permit document and supply all supporting documentation, including a copy of their public liability insurance with a minimum value £5 million (it must be EC785/2004 compliant). Please note, an application fee of £250 applies for processing the drone permit.

Unfortunately we cannot provide permission to fly for amateur or student filming, or approve requests from any fliers who seek permission in return for access and use of the footage obtained.

Commercial advertising

For commercial advertising shoots, please contact our development team by email or on 01246 565 300.

Photography enquiries

Commercial stills photography is considered on a case by case basis under appropriate licence, and can be accommodated around the estate by prior arrangement. Please contact us by email or on 01246 565 300.

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