Guided tours

We want your group to make the most of your day at Chatsworth. Let one of our experienced guides bring your visit to Chatsworth alive. Enhance your visit with one of our guided tours, available during our main season (19 March – 4 November 2016) in English, French, German or Spanish (subject to guide availability).

All prices below are in addition to house and garden entry. If the group is smaller than 15 people, a minimum tour charge may apply.


House introductory tour
1.5 hours, £4 per person
This guided tour focuses on some of the vivid characters who built and lived at Chatsworth. Providing an introduction to the house, history and its collection, this tour will add a depth of knowledge to your day out. This tour is available during house opening time only.

Full house tour
2 hours, £11 per person
Available March - July
This longer guided tour brings Chatsworth and the family’s history to life, and takes in the masterpieces from the Devonshire collection; you will also visit the guest bedrooms and Victorian theatre as part of your tour (subject to availability).  Our enhanced house tour can be booked to take place before the house opens to the public (from 10.00am), offering the chance to see the House in private.

Audio Guides
£3 per person
Available in English, French, German and Mandarin


Garden introductory tour
1.5 hours, £4 per person
Gain an insight into the 105 acre Chatsworth Garden. This is particularly interesting to anyone who loves gardening, landscape and history. Take in the principal historical features of the garden and learn about other areas you can enjoy in your own time.

Full garden tour
2 hours, £11 per person
In this extended garden tour, our guides will take you on a full tour of the principal sites of the garden delving deeper into the history of the garden.

Trailer discovery tours

Groups are eligible for a special price for our tractor and trailer ride from the house and farmyard. This tour is a great introduction to the estate and its landscape. Please note trailer rides are first come first served unless booked in advance with group books, weather dependent and a small charge applies.

Book your group visit

All groups must book at least 2 weeks in advance. To book your group visit, fill out the group booking form (pdf 296kb) and email it to or post it to Bookings team, Chatsworth, Bakewell, DE45 1PP.

For more information, contact the Bookings team on 01246 565430 or email The Bookings office is open Monday to Friday from 9am - 5.30pm.

Important information

Please spare a moment to read our terms and conditions (pdf 296kb); we've kept it as brief as we can. 

Please note that our visitor route is fully accessible by wheelchair. Find out more information about accessibility at Chatsworth.

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