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Hardwick Old Hall

Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, England
+44 1264 850431
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As NT members we had free access to this EH property and glad we went there prior to the current... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Colin E
Bristol, United Kingdom

Although this is somewhat over shadowed by Hardwick Hall it'self,it is still worth a visit,steeped... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jaz L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As NT members we had free access to this EH property and glad we went there prior to the current Hardwick Hall. Strongly suggest you do the same. It is fascinating.

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this is somewhat over shadowed by Hardwick Hall it'self,it is still worth a visit,steeped in history,with fab views if you can climb the stairs,I might add,the stairs are more shallow than steep with plenty of space to rest if needed.

Thank Jaz L
Reviewed 1 week ago

the old hall is opposite Hardwick Hall as is a ruined building but very interesting to look at - its just oposite Hardwick Hall and is a English heritage property

Thank kty910
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here as part of a ticket with Hardwick Hall. I was pleasantly surprised by how much of interest there was to see. Although ruins, there was a lot of boards telling of how life was lived and pointing out well preserved friezes. Once at...More

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Hardwick Hall at Chesterfield and stroll through the grounds, you cannot miss the ruins of Hardwick Old Hall, which tower above the landscape.They are the birthplace of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England,...More

Thank davidastro
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed that this place was open to the public as it looks like an unsafe ruin.we were glad it was as it is fascinating with info boards telling you about every room.The best part is the view from the top well worth the...More

Thank Tonyholland233
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was amazed how fascinated my 4 year old granddaughter was with this place. She made me see things I might not have noticed before. Wonderful experience. Staff were lovely to us. Well worth a visit.

Thank poppymaisiemum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see. Never mind the more modern hall if you have limited time, this is the stuff of real "olden times". Loved the fact that the stairs and interiors are accessible and although propped up a bit, really feel like you are...More

Thank bobJ5472DS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting. I had expected a ruin and was pleasantly surprised that it was possible to climb the stairs inside the partially roofed building. Superb views and interesting history. We didn't take the £1 audio guide as we were pressed for time - we would...More

Thank JackieTrainor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Hardwick Old Hall as it was in the same grounds as Hardwick Hall and Gardens. It is a partial ruin but can still access upstairs inside. It was interesting it is owned by English Heritage but National Trust members get in free. Worth...More

Thank 271bev
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Jane W
7 May 2017|
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Response from Graham L | Property representative |
Yes. Dogs are welcome are most welcome at the Old Hall.