Discover Jane Austen’s real-life inspiration for Darcy’s Pemberley.
Follow Alan into Chatsworth’s irresistible world of visionaries, pioneers, heroes, villains and English eccentrics, and celebrate the men and women who have shaped the history of the estate over five centuries. With his passionate knowledge of both the house and gardens, as well as his long-established relationship with the Cavendish family, Alan is the perfect guide with whom to explore the Palace of the Peaks.
Featuring stunning, specially commissioned photography of the gardens and parkland, alongside long-forgotten images and memorabilia newly unearthed in the estate archives, this vivid companion, crowded with character and colour, is a book to treasure and revisit over and over again.
Chatsworth is a sumptuous book, with oversized pages and beautiful photography; as Alan Titchmarsh explores how each generation have developed the gardens.
Alan’s narration and commentary throughout the book adds a personal insight into the development of the gardens and the people behind it.
Exploring each period of history, with specially commissioned photography by Jonathan Buckley and historic images and memorabilia recently discovered in the estate archives this is a fascinating and unique way to discover the history of Chatsworth and the gardens.
A beautiful and in-depth study accompanied by outstanding photography from an award winning specialist garden and flower photographer. Highly Recommended!
Chatsworth – Alan Titchmarsh
The gardens and the people who made them.
Foreword by the Duke of Devonshire
Photography by Jonathan Buckley
is published by Ebury Spotlight