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Hardwick Hall
© NTPL / Mike Williams
Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ
Historic house Farm / Farm animals Garden Park Countryside Families Shop Refreshments Guided tours Events Walking 
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One of Britain's greatest and most complete Elizabethan houses
  • Spectacular Tudor treasure house
  • Built for 'Bess of Hardwick', Elizabethan England's second most powerful and wealthy woman
  • Outstanding 16th and 17th-century tapestries and embroideries
  • Fine historic parklands, orchard and herb garden to explore
  • Rare breeds of cattle and sheep
What's new this year
New museum rooms in Hall, including Tobit Table Carpet. 'Bess' exhibition in Butler's Pantry. New south border planting in garden

Points to noteThe ruins of Hardwick Old Hall in the grounds are administered by English Heritage (01246 850431)

Opening arrangements:
 
Hall
 23 Mar-30 Oct  12pm - 4:30pmNot open on mondaysNot open on tuesdaysWeThNot open on fridaysSaSu
Garden
 23 Mar-30 Oct  11am - 5:30pmNot open on mondaysNot open on tuesdaysWeThFrSaSu
Parkland gates
 All year 8am - 6pmMoTuWeThFrSaSu
Old Hall (EH)
 23 Mar-30 Oct  10am - 6pmNot open on mondaysNot open on tuesdaysWeThNot open on fridaysSaSu
Shop
 23 Mar-30 Oct  11am - 5pmNot open on mondaysNot open on tuesdaysWeThNot open on fridaysSaSu
Restaurant
 As shop  
Stone Centre
 23 Mar-30 Oct  11am - 4pmNot open on mondaysNot open on tuesdaysWeThNot open on fridaysSaSu
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Unless indicated, last admission is always 30mins before closing time

Notes:
Open BH Mons and Good Fri 12-4:30. Parkland gates close 5.30 in winter

Contact numbers:
01246 850430
01246 858400 (Office)
01246 851787 (Park Centre)
01246 858411 (Group/Education visits)
01246 858407 (Shop)
01246 858406 (Restaurant)
Fax:
01246 858424

Email:
hardwickhall@nationaltrust.org.uk

Admission prices:
House & garden: 7.20, child 3.60, family 18.00. Groups 6.20
Garden only: 3.90, child 1.95, family 9.75
Joint ticket for Old and New Halls (NT/EH): 9.70, child 4.85, family 24.25
Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
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