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Its gardens and the people who made them



288 Pages, 9.75 x 10.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $65.00 (US $65.00)

Publication Date: March 2024

ISBN 9781529148213

Rights: US

Penguin Random House UK (Mar 2024)
Ebury Spotlight

Price: $65.00


Discover Jane Austen's real-life inspiration for Darcy's Pemberley!

Alan Titchmarsh goes on a personal journey of discovery through the rich heritage of Chatsworth Estate and gardens, one of the most visited stately homes in the country

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 color, is a book to treasure and revisit over and over again.

Author Biography

Alan Titchmarsh MBE is an English gardener, broadcaster and author of over 40 books, many of which have been bestsellers. He has twice been named Gardening Writer of the Year and for four successive years was voted Television Personality of the Year by the Garden Writers' Guild.