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Video: Exploring Chatsworth House From The Inside Out

Nowness recently shared a video about the historic estate garden at Chatsworth– one of the most famous country gardens in England, which covers over 105 acres designed by in part by landscape architect Lancelot “Capability” Brown. Nestled in a 1000-acre park along the Derwent River valley in Derbyshire, the garden is a mix of wilderness and wild pockets interspersed with formalized, cultivated fields that have evolved for over six centuries– an English equation for success and beauty. Below, Peregrine Cavendish gives Nowness a tour of the grounds, the baroque Cascade House, and the grounds that were heavily influenced by Kew-trained gardener Joseph Paxton. Today, the garden is maintained by 20 staff, two trainees, and 25 volunteers. A new exhibit, Beyond Limits: The Landscape of British Sculpture 1950-2015 runs at Chatsworth House from September 14 – October 25, 2015. Find out more information in the video, below.

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