Our address

Chatsworth
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1PP

If you are travelling using a sat nav system, please use the postcode DE45 1PN.

By car

  • 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.

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

Car parks

The house car park – conveniently located next to the house, garden, stables and farmyard – is open every day until 7pm.

  • Parking is free with all tickets booked online.
  • The car park costs £4 per vehicle, except during Christmas market.
  • Blue badge holders park for free, except during Christmas market.

Calton Lees car park is located at the southern end of the park and is open every day until 7pm and costs £3 per vehicle. Please be aware that this is a small car park.

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

Please also be aware we do not have a designated parking area for motor homes.

By bus

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. 

£4 off when you visit by bus
Visitors arriving at Chatsworth by bus are entitled to £4 off House & garden tickets, House, garden and farmyard tickets or Christmas tickets. Simply show your bus ticket for that day’s journey, or the discount voucher you receive from the bus driver at one of the till points at the house, garden or farmyard.

Buses from Bakewell

The 218 service operated by TM Travel runs between Sheffield and Bakewell, stopping at Chatsworth daily. View the 218 TM Travel 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 170 and x70 services operated by Hulleys run between Chesterfield and Bakewell, stopping in Baslow daily. View Hulley's timetables.

Passengers arriving by bus into Baslow village are able to access the park via a public footpath. From the bus stop at Nether End, Baslow, walk over the single track bridge and follow the path to your right. It is then a pleasant 2km walk to the house and attractions.

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 217 service operated by Stagecoach runs between Matlock and Chatsworth Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays. View the 217 your bus timetable.

Buses from Sheffield

The 218 service operated by TM Travel runs between Sheffield and Bakewell, stopping at Chatsworth daily. View the 218 TM Travel timetable.

National bus services

By train

Chesterfield station

The closest major train station to Chatsworth is Chesterfield. Buses from Chesterfield do not come all the way into to Chatsworth. The closest bus stop is Nether End, Baslow, which is 2km from Chatsworth (approximately 25 minutes’ walk). Passengers arriving by bus into Baslow are able to access Chatsworth park via a public footpath. From the bus stop at Nether End, Baslow, walk over the single track bridge and follow the path to your right. It is then a pleasant 2km walk to the house and attractions. See the ‘By bus’ section above for further details.

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

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

By bicycle

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.

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