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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
All reviews national trust hardwick hall introductory talk nt properties the main house arbella stuart well worth a visit long gallery elizabethan house formal gardens gardens are lovely room guides stable yard stately home english heritage car park herb garden
I am a local so I am loyal to the Hall but the history is amazing if we take time to read. I first visited the Hall as a child and at that time was enchanted by it. I have visited the Hall loads of...More
Hardwick house is spectacular to look around you get the feel from inside the house it was a place to live, unlike other stately homes that are more of a show ground of what the owners had.
The story of Bess is remaekable and I'm...More
We visited Hardwick Hall and Gardens on a Wednesday afternoon unfortunately the inside of the hall was closed but we could still enjoy the beautiful gardens and walk around the great pond, the restaurant was also very nice for a hot drink on a cold...More
Hardwick Hall is easily accessible from the motorway, so we decided to take a break here on our journey north. Although the house was closed, we had an enjoyable walk around the gardens, a look in the shop, and a snack in the very nice...More
The entrance hall at Hardwick Hall was particularly impressive, with a long length of organza falling from the gallery down onto the long table, and lit from underneath with tiny LED lights. This set the scene for what followed with groups of candles on the...More
We had not visited for many years, after a nice walk we visited the tearooms we really enjoyed the tea & toasted teacakes sat outside with our dog, its so nice that blankets are provided for you to sit on if its cold. We then...More
The footpaths are very poorly maintained and have become very slippy I would say dangerous in parts I slipped on a polished piece of quarry tile in the ground near the Duck catcher and broke 2 ribs 21/12/18 the whole of the trails around Hardwick...More