Easter Holidays: Chatsworth House offers family fun alongside a spectacular art exhibition

Younger visitors can bottle-feed spring lambs in the courtyard, take part in one of the epic Easter egg hunts, and explore the monumental art in the park.

Easter handicrafts, feeding farm favourites, and keeping small animals up close in the stable are part of the Easter activities in the farm and adventure playground until April 24th.

Get your wellies ready to take part in the popular Easter egg hunt in the farm fields over the bank holiday long weekend (April 15-18) with lots of mini chocolate eggs and a few well-hidden golden eggs to be found.

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How many did we find? An Easter egg hunt is part of the holiday fun at Chatsworth House

The rolling parkland now houses monumental sculptures for Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man.

Visitors can interact with the giant works of art up close, by taking tentative steps on the floating stones of Stone 40, or marvel at the tactile fur of Mum, a bear made out of 55,000 US and Canadian pennies, or be in awe of the The sight and sound of Wings of Glory, the mechanical horse, taking off on Lodge Hill.

How to pre book a visit or car park in Chatsworth at Easter?

The Radical Horizons Welcome Hub near Game Larder will be open daily for visitors to learn more about the exhibit, view a map of all sculpture locations, download the digital guide, book a guided walking tour, and experience a family activity sheet.

Easter fun for the whole family at Chatsworth House includes Easter egg hunts and craft sessions

Inside, the new Living With Art We Love exhibition features favorite works chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire to share for the first time.

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It includes all of the paintings, drawings and prints by Lucian Freud in the Devonshire Collections, as well as portraits of the Cavendish family such as Woman in a White Shirt. Duchess Deborah’s picture is described by her son, the Duke, as “probably the loveliest in Chatsworth”.

The property’s farm shop offers seasonal produce and treats, from farm lamb to limited-edition Hot Cross Bun Gin.

Wings of Wind (WOW) by Bryan Tedrick is another spectacular sculpture featured in the parkland at Chatsworth House in the exhibition Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man

Visitors are strongly advised to book in advance to secure time slots for the house, entry into the courtyard and parking space for visits to the wider estate.

The Flybrary by Christina Sporrong, one of the sculptures on display at Chatsworth House in the Radical Horizons: The Art of Burning Man exhibition in the parkland

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