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Half Term at Chatsworth House

Chatsworth half term

Alongside all the usual fun of Chatsworth House, get stuck in to some creative crafts, become an intrepid traveller as you go on a water blasting quest through Stand Wood, and, if you dare, handle some spiders and other reptiles from around the world.

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What’s On


15-23 February | 11am-1pm, 2-4pm

Get creative this half-term. Create your own explorer’s hat and more.

Tractor trailer ride 

15-23 February | 11am-3pm

Take a ride into Stand wood and go on a quest to water blast the targets. The tractor trailer ride is subject to weather conditions.

Guinea pig handling

15-23 February | 11.30, 2pm, 4pm

Little Adventurers are invited to handle the friendly farmyard guinea pigs and learn more about them.

Spiders and snakes 

17-21 February | 1-4pm

Befriend a few exotic creepy crawlies from around the world this half-term with spider and snake handling.

River creatures

18 February | 11am-1pm, 2-4pm

Explorers have the opportunity to magnify and learn about the creatures who lurk in the River Derwent with a real scientist. Magnify insects and watch them transform into amazing beasts from the deep.


  • Chatsworth House, Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1PP


  • - 10.30am - 4.30pm

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