To enable social distancing and help protect our visitors and colleagues, we've implemented new safety measures across the estate.
Car park tickets must be booked online in advance until further notice. Anyone arriving without a pre-booked ticket will not be able to access either car park.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON ARRIVAL
Explore the park
Wander the park from Stand Wood to the river
01 Learn more about the park
Learn about the features of the park such as Queen Mary's Bower and James Paine's bridges.
02 Enjoying the park
You are welcome to walk, picnic and play in the park and Stand Wood for free (parking charges do apply). We do, however, ask you to follow the guidelines below and to be aware that access may sometimes be limited.
03 Stand Wood
Parts of Stand Wood lying along the steep hill behind Chatsworth have probably been wooded since at least medieval times.
04 Forestry and arboriculture
The stewardship and management of all woodlands and trees on the Chatsworth Estate. Also offering tree surgery services and sustainable firewood for the Peak District and East Midlands.
05 The village of Edensor
The 6th Duke and Joseph Paxton rebuilt Edensor (pronounced 'Enza') village, combining a variety of architectural styles, resulting in a picturesque village which is very much at the heart of the Chatsworth community.
06 Suggested walks
The trails in the park and Stand Wood are open to walkers throughout the year.
About the park
Today the park contains historic and modern architecture and art including James Paine's bridges and mill, Queen Mary's Bower and horse jumps from the Chatsworth International Horse Trials.
Stand Wood provides an impressive backdrop for the house, and contains an interesting diversity of trees and wildlife.
Celebrate the work of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown in 2016 and explore the landscape or join us for a ‘Capability’ Brown talk and tour.
Wheelchair access is limited due to the terrain of the park. Find out more about accessibility at Chatsworth.