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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

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


Car park £4.00 per car

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS VistEngland VAQAS 2016
  • Other AwardsNational Trust National Trust 2016

Facilities

Site Features

  • National Trust Property

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Languages

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

Property Facilities

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

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Catering

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

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

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

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1251
  • Very Good
    542
  • Average
    95
  • Poor
    27
  • Terrible
    15

Recent Reviews:

  • Debbie B
    Hull, England
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fascinating place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 23rd April 2018
    Visited Hardwick Hall and Gardens for a lovely day out, both the new and original halls were fascinating to visit and lots of information available to give a remarkable insight to life there in the... Read full review
  • john e
    Gateshead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Two halls for the price of one!
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 23rd April 2018
    Both halls are lovely but for me the most interesting was the ruin of the old hall, with some of the wall decoration still in place. Shame some of the walks were closed due to the earlier wet weather Read full review
  • MalcH
    Loughborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Wow !!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    Driven past on the M1 so many times so about time we paid a visit. Like all National Trust properties it can work out expensive if you aren’t a member so take my advice and join up. Extensive... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Hardwick Hall is approx 2 miles from junction 29 of M1 motorway

From North/South
Leave 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 East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 2nd exit at roundabout (A6175), then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow 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.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 6 miles away

No buses to the Hall, nearest bus stop Young Vanish (approx 2 mile walk to Hall) served by Pronto bus, two per hour from Chesterfield town centre.

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