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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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We were looking for a National Trust property to visit on a trip North using the M1. Hardwick Hall seemed a obvious choice, and it is close to the M1. We were not disappointed, really interesting history though the tapestries were not our "cup of...More
If you love national trust houses then this is a must, great history, beautiful house and gardens. The N T volunteers where very enthusiastic offering a great insight to the houses history overall one of the best houses we have visited anywhere, and for a...More
A credit to the National Trust, such friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and staff. A highlight was the behind the scenes tour of the greenhouses and nurseries - Trust Gardner Chelsea was an excellent host and a mine of horticultural information. It is a pleasure meeting...More
Well worth a visit, especially if you are a National Trust member! The tapestries on all of the walls are wonderful and the carpet is interesting too, as it is watered once a week to stop it drying out! In the summer the gardens and...More
A stunning place for a variety of audience, whether that be if you want the historical tour of the house, a lovely walk around the gardens and woodland or a coffee in the converted cafe. Was pleasantly surprised by the food prices in the cafe...More
I would advise coeliacs to be really careful if you are eating at the Hardwick Hall restaurant, I ate what was supposedly a gluten free meal here and experienced the most severe reaction I have ever had, which I can only assume was due to...More
Fantastic day out to the National trust house and gardens. Lots to see in the house, very well kept and very helpful guides who you must speak to as they know so much of the history of Bess and her home. Also take time to...More
Although we visited on a rainy day in March the gardens were still very well kept and trimmed. Judging by the plants that were starting to sprout it must be stunning in the summer.
The tour is very interesting and gives you a good understanding...More