After many country fairs and shows have been a wash out this year the sun has finally shone on one of our region's annual outdoor events. Chatsworth Country Fair opened in the grounds of the North Derbyshire stately home today, with organisers expecting a bumper crop of visitors.
Thousands of visitors are expected at Chatsworth House over the next three days as the stately home hosts its annual country fair. Organisers expect visitors numbers to be up after many shows this year were washed out.
And there was more good news for Chatsworth home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. It's just been voted the UK's favouritive stately home in a Which magazine poll.
A sunny start at Chatsworth House in North Derbyshire as the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire welcome soldiers from King's Troop who will be displaying at the 3-day Country Fair. Organisers are expecting thousands of visitors after many shows were cancelled this year due to poor weather.
And there was more good news for Chatsworth as it has just been voted as the UK's favourite stately home in a Which magazine poll.
A selection of fragile drawings are going on display at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.
For the first time in 100 years the work by artists such as da Vinci, Titian and Raphael will be displayed for a limited time before being returned to dark storage to preserve it for futur generations.