Book online with tickets or on arrival in the north entrance hall | £3.50

Our easy-to-use tablet-style multi-media guide features exclusive audio and film content designed to deepen your understanding of Chatsworth House, its history, people, art, and historic treasures. Headphones are loaned with the guide, however, you are welcome to bring your own (headphones must have a wired connection with a 3.5mm jack plug).

The guide is available in English, German, and Mandarin. 

Choose what interests you most from over 1.5 hours of content; the guide includes extracts featuring visitor, curatorial, and collections team members. You can listen to conversations about portraiture between our archivist and head of learning; hear our decorative arts curator reveal the fascinating origin of the panelling in the oak room; watch an example of the style of weaving that would have been used to make the celebrated Mortlake Tapestries and much more.

Listen to an example of the multi-media guide here

A house & garden, or house, garden & farmyard ticket is required to hire the multi-media guide. Multi-media guides can be left at the collection point in the Sculpture Gallery at the end of your house visit.

All proceeds go to Chatsworth House Trust.


The multi-media guide volume is adjustable and each piece of content has a written transcript you can read if you prefer. The headphones loaned with the guide are designed to sit on the outside of hearing aids (no t-function setting).

The guide is accessed via a handheld device similar to a tablet and is touch-screen, allowing you to expand images to see greater detail if desired. 

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