All visitors to the house must wear a face covering, other than those who are exempt under government policy.
To enable social distancing, the route through the house is one way, the Guest Bedrooms are closed and most of our written information has been removed, along with our multimedia guide and some objects. However, our friendly and knowledgeable Guides in each room would love to chat with you and guidebooks are available to purchase.
There is no pass out/re-entry for the house. Once visitors have left the house, they will not be able to return without a new booking.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON ARRIVAL
Discover the house
Lots to explore in every room
01 Christmas at Chatsworth
Get into the festive spirit with us when you visit from 7 November - the house will be dressed for Christmas.
02 Virtual tour
Explore the house from your home and hear facts, figures and hidden stories from our experts.
03 House highlights
Discover the visitor route, one room at a time.
04 The Devonshire Collections
Peruse highlights from the art, library and archive collections that make up the Devonshire Collections.
05 Old Master drawings up close
Explore a selection of Old Master drawings from the Devonshire Collections up close.
The main visitor route through the house is fully accessible for visitors using wheelchairs, via a lift and access arrangements.
07 Friends of Chatsworth
Become a friend and enjoy membership of Chatsworth all year long.
About the house
Chatsworth House is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.
Today, Chatsworth contains works of art that span 4,000 years, from ancient Roman and Egyptian sculpture, and masterpieces by Rembrandt, Reynolds and Veronese, to work by outstanding modern artists, including Lucian Freud, Edmund de Waal and David Nash.
There are over 25 rooms to explore*, from the magnificent Painted Hall, regal State Rooms, restored Sketch Galleries and beautiful Sculpture Gallery.
*Select rooms on the upper floor of the house will be closed for annual conservation during Christmas at Chatsworth, 7 November 2020 to 3 January 2021.
Please note that we do not allow prams, pushchairs or rucksack style baby carriers in the house; side and front baby carriers are welcome.
Please also note that we only allow small bags in the house. Storage is available in the left luggage room near the house entrance.