Celebrate the festive season at Chatsworth
There are so many opportunities to create magical new Christmas memories and traditions at Chatsworth this year; see the house transformed into the Palace of Advent, explore the interactive light and sound trail in the garden, pick the perfect Christmas tree and blow away the cobwebs with a bracing winter walk through our picturesque parkland.
Christmas at Chatsworth really is the most wonderful time of the year.
Pre-booking is essential for all ticketed events.
Christmas at Chatsworth
Chatsworth will become the Palace of Advent this Christmas, with decorations in the house and a light and sound trail in the garden. Tickets include access to the house, garden and farmyard.
Christmas in the garden
Explore an interactive light and sound trail around the garden, with a dazzling light show transforming the house into a giant advent calendar.
Wild winter willow crowns
9 & 16 December
A children's winter workshop – make a crown from willow and fill it with winter foliage, berries and natural materials.
A children's Christmas craft workshop
Christmas papercut scene workshop
Design and create your own 3D festive papercut scene at this introductory tunnel book workshop.
New year's eve ball
Ring in the New Year at Chatsworth with live music, dancing and a delectable four-course dinner.
Seasonal fare and the perfect gifts
Christmas hampers & gifts online
Order by 20 December for guaranteed pre-Christmas delivery
Browse a wide selection of elegant hampers, homeware, kitchenware, jewellery, candles, cards and Chatsworth-inspired gifts in our online shop.
Chatsworth gift shops
From 1 November
Spend time selecting the perfect gift from the curated collections in our Chatsworth gift shops, at the Stables and the Orangery.
Farm shop Christmas marquee
From 13 October
Shop everything you need for Christmas under one roof - from mince pies, cards and crackers to a range of great gift ideas.
Festive fare from the estate farm shop
From 1 November
Place your Christmas food orders for collection over the festive period.
Chatsworth Christmas trees
From 30 November
Prepare for the festive season with our British-grown Nordmann Fir trees. Available at the estate farm shop.
Christmas walks and food-based get-togethers
Enjoy catching up with friends or a private moment of peace and quiet away from the festivities with a walk through our parkland. Free to access, parking charge applies if travelling by car.
Build a den, go bug hunting or just enjoy being close to nature in Stand Wood. Free to access, parking charge applies if travelling by car.
Festive afternoon tea
From 5 November
Complement your visit to Chatsworth with an advent-inspired afternoon tea experience in the Cavendish. Pre-booking essential.
Casual lunches in the Carriage House
Enjoy a range of hot meals and drinks, plus sandwiches and cakes in our Carriage House cafe.
This year’s Christmas event is kindly supported by CW Sellors, one of the UK's leading fine jewellery and luxury watch specialists, and Investec Wealth & Investment.
Travel to Chatsworth by bus, train or bicycle and benefit from £5 off a Christmas at Chatsworth ticket with our green travel discount. Find out more.
Stay with us
With so much to see, do, and explore in the Peak District, it's a shame to only come for the day, so why not stay a little longer? Our country cottages, shepherd's huts, hotels, and inns are the perfect base for exploring all that Chatsworth, Derbyshire, and the Peak District have to offer. Find out more.