Rupert is star attraction at farmyard

Rupert the calf is born at Chatsworth farmyard.
Rupert the calf is born at Chatsworth farmyard.

MEET baby calf Rupert - who has proved a big hit with youngsters down on the farm.

Rupert has turned out to be the star attraction at Chatsworth estate’s farmyard after been born last week just in time for the Easter celebrations.

Rupert the calf is born at Chatsworth farmyard.

Rupert the calf is born at Chatsworth farmyard.

Visitors can still see the half Belgian-Blue, half-Friesian calf and mother Rosie as the farmyard is open every day from 10.30am to 5.30pm.

The week-old calf is just one of the attractions pulling in crowds at Chatsworth’s farmyard over Easter with meet-the-animals sessions.

Easter egg hunts are also taking place in the paddocks until the end of today.

Shire horse and dray rides are available in the garden, the Easter bunny is making appearances, and the Chatsworth Eggspress is taking families on fun rides around the Derbyshire stately home.

Trails, crafts, floral displays and trailer riders have also been running throughout the Easter holidays.