Chatsworth comprises a Grade I listed house and stables, a 105-acre garden, a 1,822-acre park, a farmyard and adventure playground, and one of Europe’s most significant private art collections.

It has been home to sixteen generations of the Cavendish family for nearly five centuries.  Each has contributed to its careful evolution and preservation, creating the house, garden, estate, and collections we enjoy today. 

Meet members of the Cavendish family, below, and discover their stories and their influence on Chatsworth, England, and the world. 

You can also read about the changes each family member made to Chatsworth during their tenure, and the talented men and women who helped them achieve their vision.

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If you would like to learn more about Chatsworth, the Cavendish family or the Devonshire Collection, we have compiled a list of further reading.

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