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Hardwick Hall and Gardens

Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QT, England
+44 1246 850430
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Hardwick Hall & Gardens

A really lovely house set in beautiful gardens & with so much history. The house itself is still... read more

Reviewed today
TheMartins1997
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Lovely house and garden, grounds and cafe dog friendly

There are two halls at Hardwick, the old Hall in the care of English Heritage and the new Hall... read more

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colinandness
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Chelmsford, 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, gardeners, builders, decorators, embroiderers and craftsmen of all kinds have contributed and made Hardwick their creation.We want you to explore and enjoy Hardwick and in the process discover the lives, loves and adventures of the creators of Hardwick.Explore the enchanting Elizabethan mansion, take a stroll in our peaceful gardens, enjoy seasonal and locally produced food at our Restaurant, get closer to nature with a walk in the Park and much much more.
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Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QT, England
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+44 1246 850430
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"well worth a visit"
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"elizabethan house"
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"gardens are lovely"
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Reviewed today via mobile

A really lovely house set in beautiful gardens & with so much history. The house itself is still as it was back in the day which makes viewing so much more interesting as you get a real feel for the place & what it may...More

Thank TheMartins1997
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Reviewed today

There are two halls at Hardwick, the old Hall in the care of English Heritage and the new Hall under the National trust. The Halls are next to each other and can be visited at the same time although the old Hall is a ruin...More

Thank colinandness
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Reviewed today

Hardwick Hall is beautiful both inside and out. The tour passes through a pleasingly large number and variety of rooms. There are information cards to read and plenty of helpful people available to explain things or answer questions. There is a fabulous amount of embroidery...More

Thank Jane Mary R
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Reviewed yesterday

After reading two biographies of Bess of Hardwick I was eager to see her Hall. The details of the process are phenomenal. In several cases she went into the business of producing various building materials, not only saving money but making money by selling to...More

Thank CatLadyLive
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great old house lovely gardens and great old hall, shame you have to pay to go round the old hall nowadays worth a visit.

Thank Paulgerrymarsden
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is in fact 2 properties, Hardwick Hall owned by the National Trust and the old hall owned by English Heritage. Both are worth a visit, the old hall is mostly a ruin but offers great views across the countryside. It is a one way...More

Thank Anthony N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

frequent vistor today a vist with 4 year old grandaughter tractors and balls out nice to see football goals browse round book shop lovley ice cream and coffee my national trust membership is the best value for days out and so lucky hardwick is so...More

Thank beekim
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a car show which wasn't great so decided to give the hall a try. With a toddler in tow we were dreading it a bit but luckily we had a carrier for him (although they do have a few to loan out). It...More

Thank m145mum
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had friends and family over from Australia and I chose to take them to Hardwick. Wow, what a great choice. The guides were very helpful and informative. The facilities, building and garden's were jaw droppingly beautiful. Our trip encouraged me to become a National...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast with the family on Saturday. After a great bike ride. Nice place to go at the weekend .

Thank jaywalker72
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Melissa B
June 25, 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.
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deb182016
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Michicoo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I’m not sure. Have a look on their website.
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SueTelfordShropshire
April 17, 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.
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