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A Gallop Through Time

Type:Historical Event

Hardwick Hall
Doe Lea
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 5QJ
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Hardwick Stableyard

About

Grab yourself a warm drink from our Great Barn Restaurant to take with you as you explore the history and stories of the buildings and people of Hardwick. 
Walk from the Stableyard to the hall via the Old Hall learning about the significance of each of the buildings in the life of Bess.
Meeting Point: Picnic benches outside the Great Barn Restaurant
With uneven flooring at pathways, we request attendees wear sensible footwear, with no open toes.
Most of the route is suitable for wheelchair users although this route does go past the old hall where there are some uneven surfaces. If you have a heart complaint, breathing difficulties, or a medical condition that affects physical activity this tour is not suitable.
Maximum of 25 persons per group. 
We recommend arriving half an hour before the tour to have time to collect your hot drink before the tour starts.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
All Tickets£15.00 per ticket

*Non- members will require a general admission ticket in addition to the event ticket.

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Guided tours for individuals

Site Features

  • National Trust Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

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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 (Matalan) 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

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 6 miles away

No buses to the hall, nearest bus stop Young Vanish (approx 2 mile walk to hall) served by Pronto bus, two per hour from Chesterfield town centre.

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