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Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

Home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth House is one of Europe's greatest private houses. It is set on the River Derwent in the Peak District National Park. The estate comprises the 16th-century house, a 1,000-acre park, a farmyard, miles of free walking trails and spectacular gardens. Dubbed the 'Palace of the Peak', the house contains a treasure trove of antiques and impressive art works, some dating back 4,000 years. Thirty of the magnificently preserved rooms are open to the public. Wardens are on hand to provide information and answer questions, while an audio guide is also available. The manicured gardens boast a yew maze, sculptures and several impressive fountains including the Cascade, a 24-step waterfall that drops 600ft (183m) down the hill towards the house. There is a well-stocked farm shop selling locally produced and home-grown items, as well as the Farmyard Children's Shop, the Carriage House Shop, Orangery Shop and Garden Shop. There are several rest
Address: Bakewell, Derbyshire
Telephone: (0)1246 565 300
Transportation: Chatsworth is a 90-minute drive from Manchester
Opening Time: Open from 11 March in 2012. The House is open daily from 11am to 5.30pm, with the last admission at 4.30pm. The Gardens are open daily from 11am to 6pm, with the last admission at 5pm
Admission: £20 (adults), £13 (children). Prices vary according to areas visited, as well as inclusion or exclusion of Gift Aid donation. Discounted tickets are available if booked online

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