Our address

DE45 1PP

By car

If travelling through Baslow by sat nav, you will see the Golden Gates into Chatsworth. These are for authorised access only, except in the case of some special events. Please continue through Baslow and follow the brown signs for the public entrance to Chatsworth on the B6012.

  • From the M1, take junction 29, Chesterfield and follow the brown signs: 16 miles
  • From Matlock, take the A6, then the B6012: 8 miles
  • From Manchester, take the A6 and A623: 38 miles
  • We are 30-minute drive from Chesterfield railway station.
  • We are a 40-minute drive from Sheffield railway station.

Car parks

The house car park is conveniently located next to the house, garden, stables and farmyard.
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The Calton Lees car park is located at the southern end of the park.
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Both car parks are open from 9am to 6pm and tickets are between £5 and £7.50 per vehicle, depending on the season. Over the Christmas period, the Chatsworth car park is only accessible with a pre-booked ticket.

We ask all visitors to use contactless card payments.

Dedicated Blue Badge car parking is available at the house car park.

We do not have electric car charging points at Chatsworth. However, there are some in the local area. Please see public charging networks.

By bus

Car-free visitors receive a free guidebook

A number of local bus services come to Chatsworth and stop at the house. The bus stop is just a short walk from the house, garden, and farmyard entrances. 

Please be aware that bus services change and the information provided below is offered as a guide only and we cannot be held responsible for changes to services or timetables. Please view the service timetables yourself prior to travel. 

£2 travel until 31 December 2024

A number of bus operators are offering £2 single fare travel on routes to/from Chatsworth as part of the Government's 'Help for Households'. Visit the Help for Households website for a list of operators and routes included in this initiative.

Buses from Bakewell and Sheffield

The 218 service runs between Sheffield and Bakewell, stopping at Chatsworth daily. View the 218 timetables.

Buses from Derby

The 6.1 service operated by Trentbarton runs between Derby and Bakewell, where visitors can find connections to Chatsworth by using the 218, the 170 or the Peak Sightseer services. View the 6.1 timetable.

Buses from Buxton

The 58 service operated by High Peak runs between Buxton and Macclesfield, stopping at Chatsworth on Sundays and Bank Holidays. View the High Peak 58 timetable.

Buses from Chesterfield

The 80a service operated by Hulley's runs between Chesterfield and Bakewell, stopping at Chatsworth. View Hulley's timetables.

Buses from Manchester

The National Express service passes through Bakewell; services from Bakewell to Chatsworth are detailed above.

The High Peak Skyline 199 service runs between Manchester Airport and Buxton; services from Buxton to Chatsworth are detailed above.

Buses from Matlock

The 160 service operated by Stagecoach runs between Matlock and Chatsworth Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays. View the 160 your bus timetable.

Open top buses

Stagecoach Peak Sightseer
Daily from 1 July – 30 September, and weekends from 1 October – 24 December, take a tour of the Peak District on a ‘hop on, hop off’ service, stopping at Chatsworth every 30 minutes. Find out more here.

National bus services

By train

Car-free visitors receive a free guidebook

Chesterfield station

The closest major train station to Chatsworth is Chesterfield. Buses from Chesterfield stop at Chatsworth (see by bus section above).

East Midlands Railway operates regular trains to and from Chesterfield via Derby. Chesterfield station is approximately two hours journey from London St Pancras.

Matlock station

Matlock is the nearest station to Chatsworth, and buses from Matlock run directly to Chatsworth. See the ‘By bus’ section above for further details.

Sheffield station

It is possible to take the train to Sheffield and then take a bus from the Sheffield Interchange (across the road from the train station) directly to Chatsworth. Buses run approximately every hour daily. See the ‘By bus’ section above for further details.

East Midlands Railway operates regular trains to and from Sheffield. Sheffield station is approximately two hours journey from London St Pancras.

To plan your journey, please visit East Midlands Railway and National Rail.

By bicycle

Car-free visitors receive a free guidebook

We have cycle storage facilities for visitors arriving by bicycle. These are located at the front of the house, adjacent to the left luggage room.

Visit the sustrans website for further information about travelling to Chatsworth by bicycle.

A greener day out

Travel to Chatsworth by bus, train or bicycle and receive a free guidebook for each adult ticket booked.


Terms and conditions: Guidebooks are subject to availability and limited to one per adult. We reserve the right to change the incentive without notice.

Plan your car-free journey with the Good Journey travel planner.

Good Journey travel planner

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