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Over the Motorway and Beyond

Type:Walking Event

Hardwick Hall Stableyard
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 5QJ
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Over the Motorway and Beyond

About

Part of Chesterfield Area Walking Festival

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.

Meet at Hardwick Stableyard, Doe Lea, Chesterfield. 44 5QJ
Booking essential
Circular walk
1-5 stiles
Grading: Moderate
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 462 634
Organised by National Trust Hardwick

Guide Prices

Free of charge

Facilities

Site Features

  • National Trust Property

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted - Dogs allowed on a lead
  • Public toilets - Toilet available en route

Children

  • Children welcome - Young walkers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Not accessible for wheelchairs or pushchairs
  • Length of route (miles) - 5 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 3 hours

Opening Times

Season (18 May 2018)
DayTimes
Friday10:00 - 13:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Public Transport Directions

Not accessible by public transport

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