Article published: March 8th, 2012
Hard Day’s Knight is proud to provide a wonderful portfolio of Derbyshire accommodation. One of the many, many attractions close to our properties is one of the Peak District’s most notable properties, and indeed one of our country’s finest stately homes, Chatsworth House.
Chatsworth House is located just 9 miles west of Chesterfield and 3.5 miles northeast of the picturesque town of Bakewell. Selected as one of the county’s favourite country houses, the breathtaking grounds and house contains a unique collection of priceless paintings, furniture, Old Master drawings, neoclassical sculptures, books and other artifacts.
There has never been a better time to visit Chatsworth House whilst on your Derbyshire holidays, as the you will now be able to witness a huge restoration project as the house has two centuries of grime scrubbed away. The £14m project at the home of the Duke of Devonshire sees it’s limestone front cleaned and a huge number of other features restored to their former glory.
The grounds are also home to a working farm and a farm shop providing fresh, wholesome, local produce. So be sure that wherever your Derbyshire accommodation is located in the Peak District that you put aside a full day to visit one of the jewels in Derbyshire’s crown, Chatsworth House.