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Easter Extravaganza at Chatsworth

Enjoy the school holidays at Chatsworth for a family fun day out in the garden, farmyard and playground. In addition to our daily activities in the garden and farmyard, we have lots on offer throughout the school holidays.Activities are daily, 30 March to 28 April, unless otherwise noted. Selected activities are included with admission.

In the garden

Easter trail

  • Included with your admission
  • Lots of willow animals are loose in the garden this Easter. Can you find them all?
  • Pick up your explorers map to help you find them

Face painting

  • 19-22 April
  • Included with your admission
  • Free face painting for little ones in Flora’s Temple

British bird crafts and activities

  • 19-22 April
  • Included with your admission
  • Make a pine cone chick or bird feeder and learn about British birds in the Stickyard

In the farmyard

Get crafty

  • Included with admission
  • 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
  • Get hands-on and creative with spring and Easter crafts in the top yard.

Trailer discovery tour

  • 30 March-17 April
  • 23-28 April
  • £2.50 per person (under threes on knees ride for free)
  • Meet us in the farmyard for the chance to explore the landscape plus learn a little bit more about the area with commentary suitable for all ages.

Easter egg hunts

  • 19-22 April
  • Free timed tickets – 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm*
  • Join the hunt for hidden chocolate mini eggs – maybe you’ll find a golden egg to swap for a bigger one!
  • Easter egg hunt tickets are included with your admission to the farmyard and playground. Timed tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis and given out when you arrive at the entrance to the farmyard and playground.
  • Due to wet and muddy ground conditions in the farmyard fields we strongly recommend you wear sturdy footwear for the Easter egg hunts.

*Please note that the Easter egg hunts are subject to change if the weather and ground conditions are unsuitable.

Easter Eggspress

  • 19-22 April
  • £3 per person (under threes on knees ride for free)
  • All aboard the Easter Eggspress! Will you see the Easter bunny? Keep a look out for our furry friend, who may suddenly make an appearance and surprise you.
  • These tractor trailer rides are first come, first served.

Chatsworth young farmers

  • 24 April – 1.30pm-5.30pm
  • £25 child, £15 adult
  • Join our farmyard team to help with their daily jobs. This is a chance for hands-on involvement in caring for the Chatsworth farmyard animals.
  • This event is suitable for children aged between 6 and 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Behind the Scenes tours at Chatsworth

Explore behind the scenes this winter while the house is normally closed to visitors. These special tours are available Monday through Thursday to those staying in a Devonshire Hotel.

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  • Chatsworth House, Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1PP



  • Included with admission unless stated

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