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Hardwick Hall and Gardens

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Very Interesting

Not the best of days weather wise so we were mainly restricted to the hall. We were initially given... read more

Reviewed today
London, United Kingdom
Great hall

Really worth a visit, lots to see and a great layout of rooms that a full of different things to... read more

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Jovita L
Stalham, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Hardwick, whose stunning houses and beautiful landscape have been created by a cast of thousands.It was the formidable Bess of Hardwick who first created Hardwick in the late 1500s.In the centuries since then her descendants, farmers...more
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Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QT, England
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Reviewed today

Not the best of days weather wise so we were mainly restricted to the hall. We were initially given a talk at the doorway to the hall which provided an excellent background to the history of Bess and her ownership of the hall and the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really worth a visit, lots to see and a great layout of rooms that a full of different things to see. Nicely looked after gardens

Thank Jovita L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to visit Hardwick Hall as we had not been for about 18 years. As we walked from the visitor centre to the house the heavens opened. Despite this we made our way, hurriedly, to the house. There have been many changes, for the...More

Thank Leb29
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very impressive estate. A long drive to car park which is vast. Shops, restaurant, toilets all new and clean. Large outside seating area. The Hall has magnificent tall large impressive rooms. Lots of guides to direct you as it is so vast. Good selection...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had planned to do the house and the nearby mill in one day but in the end we spent so long in the houses and gardens that we didn't make it to the mill.I found the house easy to get to and there was...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to go to Hardwick Hall as it is the only one we've not visited. Plus the weather was bad. We didn't look at the website prior to going as we didn't have WiFi due to wanting a few chilled out days just to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shame about the rain when we arrived but there is a buggy on site. Car parking good with disabled parking near an entry point. Toilets about 2minute walk just past bookshop. There is a walk of about 10 minutes to the door of the Hall....More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a most enjoyable day visiting these two very different English Heritage venues (Hardwick joint NT) over the August 2018 BH. It takes an hour to view the inside of Hardwick Hall there's so much to see plus a lovely set of gardens to...More

Thank thomsont6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday afternoon stroll in the gardens of the hall as well as a tour of the house. Really enjoyable for all the family.

Thank AdrianS6122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought my 3 grandchildren aged 9, 7 and 5 here for the day yesterday, 3rd September. We were blessed with a warm, sunny day and spent the entire time outside. The Stableyard has a large grassed area which is great for children to run around...More

Thank Helen C
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Melissa B
25 June 2018|
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Response from annelien v | Reviewed this property |
there is. if you are a NT member you don't have to pay for the parking.
6 June 2018|
Response from Michicoo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I’m not sure. Have a look on their website.
17 April 2018|
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Response from Mooeuk | Reviewed this property |
You can park for free and visit the old Hall but not Hardwick Hall itself.