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Walking Event, from 6 May 2017, free entry


Walkers at Hardwick

Walkers at Hardwick


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


Hardwick Hall,
Doe Lea,
S44 5QJ


Join us for a fun family sensory stroll along Lady Spencer’s Walk to explore Hardwick’s natural world and discover the creatures that live in it. Children will take part in activities along the way and look for mini-beasts and other creatures in the woodland. Why not visit our Stableyard visitor facilities for refreshments after the walk?

1½ miles, easy, no stiles
Family friendly walk
Meet at Hardwick Stableyard, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. S44 5QJ
Children welcome (must be accompanied by an adult if under 16)
Dogs allowed on a lead
Not pushchair/wheelchair accessible
Not accessible by public transport
Circular walk
Parking fee charged
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 462 634
Organised by National Trust Hardwick

Duration: 1½ hours

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsSpanish signs/guidesWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Disabled toilets available in main car park and at Park Centre

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 May 2017 14:00 to 15:30
Sun 14 May 2017 14:00 to 15:30


Free entry



See location of Hardwick Estate on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 467646  Lat: 53.17654 Long: -1.30214

Hardwick Hall is approx 2 miles from junction 29 of M1 motorway

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A6175 (signposted Clay Cross). Take first turning on left (following brown signs for Hardwick Hall). Follow road for approx 1 mile and turn left passing underneath M1 motorway. Follow road past Stainsby Mill and turn right onto Hardwick Estate. Follow brown signs to car park.

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 2nd exit at roundabout (A6175), then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select right lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). Stay on A617 to M1 motorway junction (approx 4 miles) and, at roundabout select right lane and take 5th exit (A6175, signposted Clay Cross). Then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Disabled toilets available in main car park and at Park Centre

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