Chatsworth House: Events in 2023

Events at Chatsworth House 2023 –

Any holiday or short break to Derbyshire and the Peak District should include a visit to Chatsworth House and Gardens.  The house itself has 30 rooms of history open to the public and Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground provides a great place to entertain the little ones.  There are plenty of cultural and creative events to choose from including crafts, tours, walks and fairs.  Here’s just a selection of what you can expect during the spring, summer and autumn during 2023.

20th January – A history of Chatsworth in eight objects

Be immersed into the history of Chatsworth through eight objects in the Chatsworth collection.

4th February – 11th March – Sketching and Scuplture Gallery

If you are interested in learning how to draw this is your opportunity to get tuition from an expert, with privileged access to the sculpture gallery, all conducted whilst the house is closed to the public.

15th April – 16th April – Dry Stone Walling for Beginners

A two day course held over a weekend. Expert guidance will see you return home knowing the basics of how to build a dry stone wall.

2nd March – 14th September – Parkland Walking Tour

Guided walks in Chatsworth Park with an expert from the landscape team.  Get to know the landscape and woods, animals and wildlife of the Chatsworth Estate,

12th May – 14th May – Chatsworth International Horse Trials

A weekend of high quality equestrian eventing, including world class dressage, show jumping and cross country.  Entertainment for all the family including a shopping village with over 100 stands and dog agility.

1st September – 3rd September – Chatsworth Country Fair

The Chatsworth Country Fair attracted 75,000 visitors in 2022 and features displays both in the grand ring and in the air as well as demonstrations from celebrity chefs.  A fantastic event for the whole family.

If you need somewhere to stay during your visit to Chatsworth House then we can provide you with accommodation at The Escape, a 5 bedroom luxury self catering holiday cottage with hot tub near Chatsworth House.  The Escape also has it’s own games room, large living room, large kitchen and dining room and space for 10 to sleep, including easy access to a downstairs twin bedroom.

We also have further selection of properties on our sister site Luxury Holiday Homes Derbyshire.  There you will find three more self catering luxury holiday homes all just five miles from Chatsworth.  You can choose from Two Owls Lodge, a two bedroom self catering lodge near Chatsworth, or there’s Brookside Retreat, an ideal one bedroom holiday cottage for a romantic weekend in Derbyshire.

Luxury Holiday Homes Derbyshire also has a large holiday cottage near Chatsworth, called the Haven, which also has 5 rooms, a games room and a hot tub.

All our properties now have electric car charging points.

Also don’t forget Christmas at Chatsworth House is always amazing and is well worth a visit during December and early January.