Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. Also, it has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family.
You’ll discover that much of the contents and the 737 hectares (1,822 acres) of surrounding landscape are leased to a registered charity. The charity is Chatsworth House Trust, established in 1981. Furthermore, the 12th Duke and Duchess pay rent to the charity to live at Chatsworth. They work with the charity and others to welcome Chatsworth’s visitors.
Every penny of visitor admission goes directly to the Chatsworth House Trust, which is dedicated to the long-term preservation of Chatsworth House. Moreover, the art collection, garden, woodlands and park for the long-term benefit of the public.
In fact, the gardens are famous for their rich history, historic and modern waterworks and sculptures, its Victorian rock garden and maze. Additionally, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the 105-acre Chatsworth Garden.
The Farmyard and Playground
You can discover the working farmyard. There’s animal handling and milking demonstrations and also a woodland playground with a rope park and trampoline, slides, water and sand play.
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