Chatsworth House walk

Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family.

Technical sheet
No. 2190991
A Derbyshire walk posted on 16/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 06/08/19
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h25[?]
Distance Distance : 3.05mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 72ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 72ft
Highest point Highest point : 459ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 358ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Derbyshire
Starting point Starting point : N 53.245662° / W 1.614432°
Download :
Carriage house restaurant Chatsworth House

Description

Use Nether End car park in Church Lane.

(D/A) From the entrance of the car park, turn right on Church Lane and right again to join the first path on your right.

(1) Pass the gate and go straight on the main path, which is called Derwent Valley Heritage Way on some maps. You will pass two intersections and you will go straight in both cases.

(2) Take the path going slightly left, cross carefully the road and walk to Chatsworth House and to the Stable Block if you are interested in.

(3) From this point, walk along the back of the car park and turn left when you see the main path going slightly down.

(4) Turn left and then right at the next intersection. You are now on the same path you came from. Walk back to the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0 - Nether End car park - Nether End car park
1 : mi 0.26 - alt. mi 0.26
2 : mi 1.28 - alt. mi 1.28
3 : mi 1.72 - alt. mi 1.72 - Chatsworth House
4 : mi 2.39 - alt. mi 2.39
D/A : mi 3.05 - alt. mi 3.05 - Nether End car park - Nether End car park

Useful Information

Nether End car park only takes cash. Toilets available at the car park and at the Chatsworth House.
There is a shop and two restaurants next to Chatsworth House.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

More information about Chatsworth House : https://www.chatsworth.org

Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 4.33/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 4/5
Routemap quality : 4/5
Walk interest : 5/5


Walker
on Mon 26 Aug 2019 10:14:10 CEST

Global average : 4.33 / 5

Date of walk : 22/08/19
Description quality : Good
Routemap quality : Good
Walk interest : Very good

Easy walk through the estate parkland, with good views of the house.

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