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Hardwick Hall

Type:Historic House

Hardwick
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 5QJ
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2472 reviews2472 reviews
Hardwick Hall and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£16.50 per adult
Child£8.25 per child
Family (2 + 3)£41.25 per family
One Adult Family (1 + 3)£24.75 per family

Garden only until 14 February 2020 (prices change on 15 February 2020)
Adult - £7.50
Child - £3.50
Family - £18.50

Gift aid prices available

Car park £5.00 per vehicle
Car park at the Ponds £4.00 per vehicle

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 (1 Apr 2020 - 1 Nov 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00
Season (25 Nov 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00
Season (15 Feb 2021 - 29 Mar 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    1598
  • Very Good
    671
  • Average
    133
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    30

Recent Reviews:

  • JackandJill5
    Bath, United Kingdom
    A Good Historical Day Out
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 3rd October 2020
    Very interesting to learn the history of Bess and her descendants. Booking system worked well and we only queued for about 15 mins to get into the house. Staff were very friendly & helpful. We ate... Read full review
  • PaulB291
    Helston
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Besse's home
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th October 2020
    Ancestral home of Bess of Hardwick, the countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick hall is an impressive monument to this forward thinking pioneer. A superb array of state and private rooms, although covid-19... Read full review
  • Peter S
    Horsham, United Kingdom
    Most interesting visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th October 2020
    A very enjoyable visit, in spite of current circumstances. A short COVID-related wait to get in but once in we could go at our own speed. The room guides were very good. My wife was very interested... 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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