12 photos that capture the true beauty of Chatsworth
PUBLISHED: 00:00 06 August 2016 | UPDATED: 14:36 12 August 2016
Often referred to as ‘the jewel in the Peak District’s crown’, magnificent Chatsworth has been home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire since the 15th century.
Chatsworth House & River Derwent by David Sarson
Chatsworth House by Ian Molyneux
Chatsworth House by John Hardwick
Chatsworth House by June McNulty
Chatsworth House by Simon Bull
Chatsworth House in Winter by Alan Smith
Chatsworth In The Snow by Martyn Wright
Chatsworth Park by David Holmes
Emperor Fountain Chatsworth by Lesley Hextall
Fishing at Chatsworth by Mavis Tilbury
Reach for the Sky, Chatsworth House by Simon Bull
Red Arrows at Chatsworth House by Andrew Cunningham
The views of Chatsworth on arrival from the sweeping parkland road are stunning at any time of year and are especially impressive at sunset, when the walls of the building are illuminated with an amber glow.
Inside, highlights include over 30 delightful rooms to explore – from the magnificent Painted Hall and regal State Rooms, to restored Sketch Galleries and beautiful Sculpture Gallery – plus a renowned art collection which includes works that span 4,000 years, from ancient Roman and Egyptian sculpture, and masterpieces by Rembrandt, Reynolds and Veronese, to work by outstanding modern artists, including Lucian Freud, Edmund de Waal and David Nash.
World-renowned landscape gardener Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown transformed the gardens at Chatsworth in 1760 and today the garden is famous for its historic and modern waterworks and sculptures, Victorian rock garden, maze and Emperor Fountain. Younger visitors will delight in a visit to the farmyard and adventure playground.
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