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Hardwick Hall

Type:Historic House

Hardwick
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 5QJ
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1985 reviews1985 reviews
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

  • 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

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1285
  • Very Good
    556
  • Average
    97
  • Poor
    28
  • Terrible
    19

Recent Reviews:

  • FootiefanTamworth
    Tamworth
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Bess of Hardwick at her best.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th June 2018
    I visited Hardwick Hall today with my wife and two other family members. This was my first visit and I found it to be a very nice experience. So much history unfolding in the house and gardens. It is... Read full review
  • Leh20
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely day out
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th June 2018
    The grounds are lovely to explore, we are national trust members and its well worth a visit. the old hall is very interesting to look at as well as the new hall. the lady who stands out front of the... Read full review
  • Mo F
    Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th June 2018
    Spent a very pleasant day out here, spent time around the gardens before entering the Hall where we had an enjoyable educating time. We even encounted a lady dressed in period costume. We had a nice... 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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