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Christmas Family Activity Day at Barrow Hill Roundhouse

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Enjoy a family day with a difference at the Barrow Hill Roundhouse this Christmas, featuring all sorts of jolly, science themed and festive fun. Christmas crafting with Straight Curves, Christmas carols with the Ireland Colliery Brass Band, seasonal science demonstrations with the ‘Science Boffins’ and an interactive winter themed show in the ‘Explorer Dome’ – explore Christmas celebrations from around the world.

Plus, learn the fascinating story of railways, the Roundhouse, Barrow Hill and Staveley Ironworks, with exhibitions, film, touchscreen and interactive displays for children.

Enjoy a Christmas event to remember in the Roundhouse Railway Engine Shed, surrounded by historic railway locomotives of all kinds and the only remaining commercially working railway turntable in the UK!

Open 10am – 4pm, entry £3 for adults, £2 for children and £8 family ticket (2 adults & 2 children)

dog Chatsworth House exhibition
The Dog: A Celebration at Chatsworth

This exhibition, conceived by the Duchess of Devonshire, will explore the Cavendish family’s enduring love for dogs, through paintings, drawings, sculpture, letters, photographs and contemporary art.

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Easter Extravaganza at Chatsworth

The hugely popular Easter Eggstravaganza is back with its annual Easter Egg hunts, crafts, and rides just some of the activities in store for visitors this season.

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  • Barrow Hill Roundhouse



  • £3 - adult
  • £2 - child (under 16)
  • £8 - family ticket (2 adults 2 children)

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