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Hardwick Old Hall

Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, England
+44 1264 850431
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Wonderful architecture

Went here on a very hot weekend as we are members of English heritage, saw the wonderful old hall... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
More interesting than I expected

I've never given the Old Hall the time of day, believing there's not much too it, and although it's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie P
United Kingdom
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Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here on a very hot weekend as we are members of English heritage, saw the wonderful old hall but did not see the new hall as it is run by the national trust and would have cost us more. Very strange, that being members...More

Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've never given the Old Hall the time of day, believing there's not much too it, and although it's a ruin, there's lots of plasterwork still surviving on the inner rooms. You can also climb the stairs for views over the "new hall" and over...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the original house which is now a folly. Lovely to visit. Bess of Shrewsbury wanted a new/bigger structure so moved 5 minutes away.

Thank Marsse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit, too bad the family let it go... so nice to see the old plaster work which I had never seen before. the audio tour very well done not too long nor too short. guide book very informative. not buggie/pram friendly but...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the old hall and learning about Bess of Harwick. Even though it is upstaged by Bess's next design creation, Hardwick Hall.

Thank BlaydonBlunderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a sunny day the tour was great and well worth a visit my wife said the views were stunning and we really enjoyed the visit

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited whilst at Hardwick Hall and OMG what a place this is! So interesting seeing the history and looking at the decorative art work above the fire places in the building. Views are second to none and the height at the top was an experience...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here before but decided to return to show some friends. Well worh the visit. Full of interest and if you like Tudor and early Stuart history this is a place for you. views across the countryside are amazing. Take yi=our time here as there...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Well preserved showing how wonderful the Old Hall had been. Beautifully constructed and some if the original features still visible. Highly recommended to include this on ones visit to Hardwick Hall.

Thank Hermione M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Hardwick Old Hall is managed by English Heritage, whereas the new Hall is managed by the National Trust. There are impressive views of the surrounding countryside from the highest rooms, and also of the new hall. I didn’t go inside on this occasion as my...More

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Jane W
can you take dogs
6 May 2017|
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Response from Graham L | Property representative |
Yes. Dogs are welcome are most welcome at the Old Hall.