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All reviews audio guide english heritage national trust climb the stairs well worth a visit eh members nt members worth the climb views of the surrounding countryside free access interesting building small shop interesting place car park plaster ruin hall
The view from the ruins and the stature of this incredible pile does make you wonder at the stories those walls could tell if only.... I can just imagine the heavy window drapes in vibrant colours and the ostentatious furnishings.
The ruins are a delight the information in the office is very good and the staff are well informed, the only down side was we could not enter the ruins due to structural problems and therefore were fenced off. still if was good to see...More
Thank goodness Hardwick Hall is here too otherwise a wasted visit. The small museum was uninspiring and not much to see via the metal fencing , which is there because it’s unsafe. However the little shop had some great lollipops for children and the man...More
Very nicely laid out guides to get you round the ruins with interest. Bonus is it’s free entry with national trust membership. Fascinating leading how it was Bess’ first home on the sight and then you look over to the magnificently built new hardwick Hall....More
What a beautiful old building,Even though it had just been left to decay it still stands elegant next to the newer Hardwick hall.They seem to complement each other.You can only see it through the fence as work is being done but still worth a look
We visited on the August BH Monday so it was very busy, but there was lotd to see & do, the staff were very friendly & helpful, ther main house needs 45-60 mins with lots to see as well as the gardens & large area...More