Please note that between August and October 2020, there are a number of road works being carried out by the council near Chatsworth, which may cause some minor travel disruption. Details can be found here.
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.
The house car park is conveniently located next to the house, garden, stables and farmyard, postcode DE45 1PP, and the Calton Lees car park is located at the southern end of the park, postcode DE4 2NX. Both car parks are open from 9am to 6pm and tickets are £4 per vehicle.
In order to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff, and enable social distancing, 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.
We do not have electric car charging points at Chatsworth. However, there are some in the local area. Please see public charging networks.
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 many bus services are running on emergency schedules. Be sure to check the bus service websites for up-to-date information.
Buses from Bakewell
The 218 service operated by TM Travel runs between Sheffield and Bakewell, stopping at Chatsworth daily. The 218 service is following an emergency timetable until further notice. View the 218 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. The 218 service is following an emergency timetable until further notice. View the 218 TM Travel timetable.
National bus services
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 is the nearest station to Chatsworth, and buses from Matlock run directly to Chatsworth. See the ‘By bus’ section above for further details.
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.
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.