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Walking Event, Fri 12 May 2017, free entry


Hardwick Hall and Hardwick Old Hall

Hardwick Hall and Hardwick Old Hall


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


Hardwick Hall,
Doe Lea,
S44 5QJ


Explore the less well trodden paths of the wider Hardwick estate with a Ranger. You will discover farmland, woodland and villages on the other side of the motorway, and see spectacular views back to the two halls.
5 miles, moderate, 1-5 stiles
Last few tickets remaining!

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 accessible by public transport
Parking fee charged
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 462 634
Organised by National Trust Hardwick

Walk Route: Circular

Access: Not pushchair/wheelchair accessible

Duration: 3½ hours

Miles: 5

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
Fri 12 May 2017 10:00 to 13:30


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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