Benefits of support

As a Patron you will have the opportunity to build an engaging relationship with Chatsworth and gain a deeper insight into how this 21st century estate is cared for and managed.

Benefits include:

  • Free entry throughout the year to the house, garden and farmyard for you and a guest
  • Annual parking permit
  • Access to the exclusive Patrons' event programme including a VIP invite to the new season opening reception for you and a guest. View the full programme below.
  • Complimentary guidebook and an advance copy of the Annual Review
  • Acknowledgement of your patronage via our supporters' thank you board, as well as the annual review
  • 15% off in our onsite retail shops (the Orangery & the Stables) and catering outlets
  • 15% off in our online shop
  • 15% off food at the Cavendish Hotel, Baslow and the Devonshire Arms at Beeley and Pilsley
  • Plus all benefits afforded to Chatsworth Friends

Patrons events programme

The Patrons programme includes behind-the-scenes tours, curator-led talks, and days with our gardening team plus many more exclusive opportunities enabling you to develop an even closer relationship with Chatsworth.

Take a look back at some of our previous events below and view our current programme of events.

Chatsworth events

Christmas at Chatsworth and Christmas in the garden | 9 November 2024 - 5 January 2025

Christmas market | 9 November - 1 December 2024

Patrons may book complimentary Christmas at Chatsworth, Christmas in the garden and Christmas market tickets. 

When tickets are released for sale online, you will be notified in advance and will receive a booking link. Please ensure you have not unsubscribed from Chatsworth emails and that the email you have provided us with is correct and monitored regularly.

Chatsworth International Horse Trials | 17-19 May 2024

  • As a Patron, you receive a complimentary adult ticket for every adult member.
  • We will email you in late April 2024 with details of how to book and download your tickets.
  • There are limited upgrades to a horse trials membership available at a discounted rate for Friends.

Chatsworth Country Fair | 30 August - 1 September 2024

  • As a Patron, you receive a complimentary adult ticket for every adult member. Children aged 15 and under, or included in a family membership, do not need a separate ticket.
  • We will email you in early August 2024 with a link to download your complimentary tickets
  • Please note that you will need your membership number (printed on the lead member's card) and your postcode for verification. 
  • There are a limited number of upgrades to include the country fair members enclosure available at a discounted rate for Patrons. Upgrade now for 2024.

10% off other Chatsworth events

Terms and conditions

 

Shop, dine, stay and other properties 

15% off Chatsworth online shop

15% off food and purchases with your membership card at:

  • All Chatsworth shops, restaurants and cafes
  • Estate farm shop
  • Chatsworth Kitchen at Peak Village
  • Devonshire Hotels and Inns on the Chatsworth Estate

10% off bookings and purchases with your membership card at:

  • Devonshire Hotels and Inns on the Chatsworth Estate
  • Chatsworth Garden Centre

£3 off admission at Bolton Abbey

Terms, conditions and how to book

Chatsworth Patron terms & conditions

Membership

  1. Membership is valid for entry on all open days for 12 months from when you join; we’re open every day from mid-March until early January, and the farmyard and adventure playground are also open during February half-term. Please note the farmyard and adventure playground are closed during the country fair, but there will be a farmyard stand at this event.
  2. Reserving Patron tickets in advance is advised during Christmas; early November to the beginning of January.
  3. Children aged 15 or under must be accompanied by an adult at all attractions and organised events. Accompanying adults are responsible for supervising the children in their care at all times.
  4. All adult members must have a photo on the admissions system.
  5. Membership cards are not transferable.
  6. Unfortunately, we cannot refund complimentary tickets, should the event(s) be completely or partially cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

Chatsworth events

Tickets for Chatsworth Country Fair, Chatsworth International Horse Trials and the Friends Garden Party are included with Chatsworth Patron membership as long as the events go ahead as planned. Patrons will be contacted by email 2-4 weeks before each event with details on how to download or apply for complimentary tickets.

You will be able to purchase discounted event tickets for yourself and others on your membership for all events that are run by Chatsworth House Trust, this includes the following: bonfire, garden theatre, catering events including at the farm shop, guided walks, experience days, and family events. These tickets are not transferrable to non-members. The discount will not apply to events that are run by third parties such as Luna Cinema and Chatsworth Players.

Shop, dine, stay and other properties

Chatsworth shops and restaurants
15% discount at our gift shops, estate farm shop and cafés and restaurants on presentation of your Chatsworth Patron card. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount. Discount not available on gift vouchers, weddings or private dining events.

Holiday cottages
10% discount on stays at the Chatsworth and Bolton Abbey Cottages. Valid on new bookings only. Membership must be mentioned at time of booking. This discount excludes Christmas and New Year’s stays and is not available in conjunction with any special offers. To book a cottage, email res@devonshirehotels.co.uk or call 01756 718 111. Be sure to present your Chatsworth Patron card on arrival.

Devonshire Hotels & Inns
10% discount on bed and breakfast at the Devonshire Hotels & Inns. Valid on new bookings only. Membership must be mentioned at the time of booking. To book, email res@devonshirehotels.co.uk or call 01756 718 111. Be sure to present your Chatsworth Patron card on arrival. This discount excludes Saturdays, Bank Holiday weekends, and 20 December – 2 January and is not available in conjunction with any special offers.

15% discount on food at the Devonshire Arms at Pilsley or Beeley, and at the Cavendish at Baslow. Discount available at the discretion of the Devonshire Arms or Cavendish Hotel. Patron cards must be presented at the time of ordering. Discount applies to the cardholder, and up to three guests. Not valid on public holidays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine’s Day, 24 December – 2 January, or in conjunction with any other special offer, event, or menu. Discounts are not available on weddings or private dining events.

Chatsworth Garden Centre
10% discount on full-priced items at the Chatsworth Garden Centre, excluding food. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount.

CW Sellors
Simply present your Chatsworth Patron card to receive your exclusive offers. Offer valid across boutiques in Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Chesterfield, Matlock, Ludlow, and Whitby in addition to online at www.cwsellors.com. Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply. See in-store for further details.

We reserve the right to amend or withdraw discounts without notice. 

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.

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