Chatsworth House Christmas 2018: See behind the scenes as the Once Upon a Time theme comes to life

The popular Chatsworth Christmas event is set to open on November 10, and this years theme is Once Upon a Time fairy tale theme.

Christmas at Chatsworth has a Once Upon a Time theme this year

The historic country house is transformed each year, and this year characters from Snow White, Cinderella, James and the Giant Peach, Charlottes Web and others will take over the grand surroundings.

Scenes from classic tales are woven throughout Chatsworth House to create a storybook world guaranteed to set imaginations running wild this Christmas season. Here Rebecca Fallow puts the finishing touches to the Cinderella room in the Chapel ahead of the Chatsworth's Once Upon A Time event.

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All who visit Chatsworth this Christmas will find themselves transported into a world of make-believe as it presents Once Upon a Time a selection of favourite stories to enchant young and old alike.
Classic stories like James and the Giant Peach and Charlottes Web are featured throughout the house. Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been passed down through 16 generations.
A woman puts the finishing touches to the Sleeping Beauty room. The house contains works of art that span 4,000 years and has over 30 rooms for visitors to explore.
Storytellers with the air of the Pied Piper will roam the rooms and corridors to enchant visitors with mystical tales as they explore the magical land of make-believe.
For younger visitors, a free family trail will be available at the entrance with a friendly baby dragon to spot en route.
The popular Chatsworth Christmas market will be running from 16 November to 4 December, with over 100 market stalls selling Christmas gifts and decorations. Entrance to Once Upon a Time is included with Christmas admission. Christmas tickets include the house, garden and farmyard are priced at 25 per adult; 15 per child and 69 per family (two adults, three children).
Of course it wouldnt be Christmas at Chatsworth without a huge helping of dressed Christmas trees along the route, and dont miss the mirrors on the wall for the perfect photo opportunity. There will costumes to try on for those who want to get into character too.