Download an access map (pdf) showing accessible routes to the house and around the garden, farmyard and adventure playground. The garden is open, although some areas are temporarily closed including the glass houses and Maze, and we have some one way systems in place, in order the enable safe social distancing. These are signposted in the garden.

Along with the information included here, you may also want to download our access statement (pdf) to help you in advance of your visit. 

Covid-19 update

The garden, estate farm shop, gift shops and select restaurants and cafes with increased safety measures in place in order to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff, and enable safe social distancing.

Car parks

There will be a strict limit on the number of cars allowed in the car parks. All visitors, including Blue Badge holders, must book car park tickets online before arrival; no tickets will be available to purchase on site at Chatsworth. Anyone arriving without a ticket will not be able to access the car parks.

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

Toilets and hand wash stations

To enable social distancing, we have installed temporary individual toilet units, including one accessible, and a hand wash station near the house entrance and in the garden. We have also located temporary toilets, including one accessible, at Calton Lees car park. All permanent toilet facilities remain closed.

There are also toilets and hand wash stations at the estate farm shop.

Garden and stables

The access buggy as well as wheelchairs and mobility scooters for hire will not be available until further notice. 


Admission is free for carers as normal. Do not include carers when booking online as they will be given complimentary admission on arrival.

Website accessibility

We are committed to providing a website that adheres to strict web accessibility standards and is accessible to the widest possible audience.

Accessible accommodation

Find accessible accommodation in the local area on the Chatsworth Stays website and through our partner Accessible Derbyshire.


We hope you found all the information necessary in relation to accessibility. If you have any other questions, or would like to contact us in advance of your visit, please contact us by email or call us on 01246 565 430.

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