Chatsworth House brings Christmas to Derbyshire

Lucy Kite visited Chatsworth House today as they gear up for Christmas by decorating the house Credit: ITV Central

Panto season is around the corner, as is Christmas, but it seems celebrations have already begun for both in one part of the Midlands.

Cinderella, wearing a ballgown made by the in-house textile team Credit: ITV Central

At Chatsworth House, the stately home in Derbyshire, the classic stage stars are sharing rather a lot of space with baubles, tinsel, snow-flakes, fairies and anything else festive you can think of.

The dining room being prepared for Christmas visitors Credit: ITV Central

The theme this year is pantomime with 13 of the rooms themed differently, with planning taking the staff a year.

A grand Christmas tree reaching up to the beautifully painted ceiling Credit: ITV Central

There are over 20 trees at Chatsworth House this year with over 21,000 baubles and 7,000 lights.

For more information on visiting Chatsworth House see their website here.

Hansel and Gretel's gingerbread house Credit: ITV Central