Chatsworth Farmyard 2

Adventure at Chatsworth This Half-term

15-23 February 2020

Adventure awaits little explorers at Chatsworth this half-term, with a host of activities spread throughout the farmyard and adventure playground.

Visitors can ‘chart the oceans’ in an exciting adventure-themed tractor-trailer ride and blast water at targets, create their own explorer’s hat and come face to face with exotic spiders and reptiles from around the globe. All activities are free and included with tickets to the farmyard and playground.

Explorer crafts
Every day 11am-1pm; 2pm-4pm

Visitors can try their hand at creating an explorer’s hat before taking to the high seas and blasting targets on the tractor-trailer ride.

Tractor-trailer rides
Every day 11am-3pm

Intrepid explorers can chart the high seas of Stand wood on the Chatsworth tractor-trailer ride and go on a water-blasting quest. The tractor-trailer ride is subject to weather conditions.

Small animal handling
Every day 11.30am-11.50am; 2pm-2.20pm; 4pm-4.20pm

Little adventurers are invited to handle the friendly farmyard guinea pigs and learn more about them.

River creatures
18 Feb 11am-1pm ; 2pm-4pm

Explorers have the opportunity to magnify and learn about the creatures who lurk in the river with a real scientist.

Spiders and reptiles
17-21 Feb 1pm-4pm

Come face to face with exotic creepy crawlies from around the globe this half term with spider and reptile handling in the farmyard.

The farmyard is open from 10.30am – 4.30pm, with the last entry at 3.30pm. The house and garden at Chatsworth re-open on 21 March when the new season launches with the 2020 exhibition ‘Life Stories’. Life Stories takes a look at members of the Devonshire family, staff, friends, artists and politicians and focuses on the traces of their lives found throughout the house. Running from 21 March to 4 October, the exhibition demonstrates how past figures continue to resonate at Chatsworth today.

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