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Hardwick Hall

Type:Historic House

Hardwick
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 5QJ
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Hardwick Hall

Guide Prices

House and Garden
Adult - £13.95
Child - £7.00
Family - £34.90
Group Adult - £13.25

Garden only
Adult - £7.00
Child - £3.54
Family - £17.50

Old and New Hall (Includes entry to Hardwick Hall and Gardens as well as entry to Hardwick Old Hall)
Adult - £19.75
Child - £13.10
Family - £52.60

Gift aid prices available

Car park £4.00 per car

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Languages

  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides
  • Spanish signs/guides

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • National Trust Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Hall (1 Apr 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Hall (23 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00

* Last admission 30 minutes before closing

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    1456
  • Very Good
    603
  • Average
    111
  • Poor
    33
  • Terrible
    24

Recent Reviews:

  • W4487MDsamm
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great day out to explore
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    Plenty to do whether exploring the grounds on numerous walks, relaxing by the stables and wandering through the halls of Hardwick itself. Read full review
  • Cloglet
    London
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fantastic free guided tour of the gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    The 15 minute introductory tour about the house was excellent and the garden tour (if that's your thing) was absolutely excellent. After both of those we ended up speeding round the house itself... Read full review
  • stevekN1619DE
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Impressive hall, exhibition of the left
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    The hall itself is impressive and we were particularly looking forward to showing our young daughter the exhibition of modern, successful women. Unfortunately, the whole thing was not actually about... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Hardwick Hall is approx 2 miles from junction 29 of M1 motorwayFrom North/SouthLeave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A6175 (signposted Clay Cross). Take first turning on left (following brown signs for Hardwick Hall). Follow road for approx 1 mile and turn left passing underneath M1 motorway. Follow road past Stainsby Mill and turn right onto Hardwick Estate. Follow brown signs to car park.From EastFollow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 2nd exit at roundabout (A6175), then follow route from North/South.From WestFollow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select right lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). Stay on A617 to M1 motorway junction (approx 4 miles) and, at roundabout select right lane and take 5th exit (A6175, signposted Clay Cross). Then follow route from North/South.The nearest railway station is Chesterfield, which is 8 miles away.

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