The 'Palace of the Peak' is a family home which was built to be shared with visitors. You are invited to walk at your own pace through the house, absorbing the atmosphere of its beautiful rooms and the intriguing stories they tell of people, art and history over the last 450 years. The house contains an amazingly varied art collection, representing 4000 years of European culture and craftsmanship, from ancient Greece to modern work by British artists. Guides in the rooms will be delighted to answer your questions, there are daily talks and tours, and beautiful guidebooks and an audio guide are also available
Also on view until the end of October, there are new displays marking Chatsworth appearances on the silver screen, and celebrating the life and tastes of Duchess Georgiana, the celebrated 18th century inhabitant of Chatsworth, and subject of the recent film, The Duchess.