Christmas time is quickly approaching, so time to visit the festive decorations at Chatsworth House. This year the theme is Alice in Wonderland, so off we go down the rabbit hole.....
...to The Mad Hatter's Tea Party
The photo doesn't show it, but there was steam coming out of the teapot!
...with The Cheshire Cat overseeing almost every scene with his wicked grin
Here's the Queen of Hearts playing croquet with flamingos
while the house of cards falls down around her.
It didn't have such a wintry feel as last year's Narnia- themed decorations but outside was cold enough to make up for it.
As it was getting dark too, we skipped out a walk round the gardens, being happy with a brisk walk to see the Emperor Fountain, then up to the Stables.