The House boasts some fabulous State Apartments built to accommodate a Royal visit, which never actually happened. There are over 30 rooms to see including the State Apartments, the magnificent Painted Hall, Sketch Galleries, Library, Dining Room, and Guest Bedrooms, with the grand finale being the Sculpture Gallery.
Chatsworth appears in Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice as one of the estates Elizabeth Bennet visits before arriving at Pemberley. Then, in the 2005 movie of the same name, Chatsworth is Pemberley; and again for the TV Drama Death Comes to Pemberley (2013).
Scenes for the 2008 movie The Duchess portraying Georgiana Cavendish, wife of the 5th Duke of Devonshire, were filmed at Chatsworth.