Chatsworth House: Events in 2024

Events at Chatsworth House 2024 –

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 2024.

16th February – Winter talk series: Peeling back the layers of Chatsworth

Learn about some of the discoveries made in a recent archaeological survey, a task undertaken during the Chatsworth Masterplan, the biggest project of it’s kind since the 1800s.

17th February – Get Drawing in Winter

If you are interested in learning how to draw this is your opportunity to get tuition from an expert.  Create a series of drawings of seasonal plants, landscapes and trees.

Dry Stone Walling for Beginners

13th April – 14th April
4th May – 5th May
11th June – 12th June

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.

Parkland Walking Tour

29th February
11th April
20th June

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,

17h May – 19th 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.

30th August – 1st September – Chatsworth Country Fair

The Chatsworth Country Fair attracts tens of thousands of visitors 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.