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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 (23 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes

* Last admission 30 minutes before closing

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1404
  • Very Good
    593
  • Average
    106
  • Poor
    32
  • Terrible
    23

Recent Reviews:

  • Andy1985p
    Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great place
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 14th January 2019
    Love coming to hardwick hall. Great walks with my kids. The coach house / Hardwick inn is a nice pub within the grounds Read full review
  • Santa1973
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Formidable Lady
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th January 2019
    Hardwick house is spectacular to look around you get the feel from inside the house it was a place to live, unlike other stately homes that are more of a show ground of what the owners had. The story... Read full review
  • lynne46h2018
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Delightful
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th February 2019
    I am a local so I am loyal to the Hall but the history is amazing if we take time to read. I first visited the Hall as a child and at that time was enchanted by it. I have visited the Hall loads of... 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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