With never before seen rooms on display this year a Chatsworth House spokesperson said: “We are delighted to be opening our doors to you for a warm and heartfelt celebration of all things festive from 3 December. Christmas scenes will flow throughout the house with music from all ages, including festive favourites from the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.
“From a warm and inviting Christmas Eve scene in the State Bedchamber, complete with stockings hung by the fire, to a decadent festive table fit for kings and queens in the Great Dining Room, we invite you to step into the spirit of Christmas at Chatsworth.
“Perhaps most exciting of all, the State Rooms and Sketch Galleries, usually closed for conservation during the Christmas period, will be part of the route for the first (and likely only) time ever, and be beautifully dressed for the festive season.”
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5. All lit up
Chatsworth Christmas - Chatsworth House (West Front)
6. Spirit Of Christmas
Author Jan Pienkowski with a life-size silhouette from his children's book 'The First Noel', which featured at Chatsworth House in 2008
Photo: Paul Robinson
7. Two cuties
Mary and Joseph reveal the infant Jesus to the world in the Chatsworth House Christmas nativity in 2008
Photo: Paul Robinson
8. Little Mermaid
Chatsworth Christmas went for a classy Little Mermaid theme back in 2009