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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

Season (24 Mar 2018 - 4 Nov 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00
Season (24 Nov 2018 - 24 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00

* Last admission 30 minutes before closing

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    1366
  • Very Good
    579
  • Average
    104
  • Poor
    29
  • Terrible
    21

Recent Reviews:

  • Dave C
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A good day out in a forgotten part of Derbyshire
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th October 2018
    The History of Bess of Hardwick is fascinating. The history not spoken about is the 1st Para who were based at Hardwick. And the Polish resettlement center. The Bird sanctuary at the park sees... Read full review
  • Nickyhants
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Amazing Tapestries and History
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th October 2018
    The residence of the former Bess of Hardwick, who in her time was the second richest person in the realm. This place has amazing tapestries on nearly every wall and lots of glass as befitting a rich... Read full review
  • Stew853
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A wonderful house full of history
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th October 2018
    What a wonderful stately home with an incredible history. The staff are all very helpful and well informed. The rooms, painting, sculptures etc are amazing. Well worth a visit 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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