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Hardwick Old Hall

Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, England
+44 1264 850431
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Starter for the New Hall

When I visited there was restricted access due to the bad winter damaging the fabric. However... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John S
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Shut

You can see the outside of this, but the building is now shut for renovation. Was no information on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate S
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Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, England
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"audio tour"
in 39 reviews
"english heritage"
in 52 reviews
"national trust"
in 48 reviews
"nt members"
in 18 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 33 reviews
"climb the stairs"
in 6 reviews
"eh members"
in 7 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 8 reviews
"views of the surrounding countryside"
in 4 reviews
"free access"
in 5 reviews
"next door"
in 11 reviews
"interesting building"
in 4 reviews
"enjoyed our visit"
in 5 reviews
"small shop"
in 4 reviews
"interesting place"
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"car park"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When I visited there was restricted access due to the bad winter damaging the fabric. However, there were two displays giving an introduction to the family and the old hall and its relationship to the latter building. The new hall was started before the old...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see the outside of this, but the building is now shut for renovation. Was no information on this building at the site which was disappointing, as it would have been useful to know why there was a derelict hall within 100m of the...More

Thank Kate S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you go be sure to also take the self guided audio tour, it makes the visit very worth while. if you don't take the audio guide you will leave wondering about all the amazing plaster work that you can see, you can get to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

W visited the Hardwick site on Bank Holiday Monday. Staying locally after travelling down from Durham we were disappointed to find that part of the site, the old hall was closed. This was due to repair work being done to an outer wall that was...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of our English heritage membership after visiting Bolsover Castle, unfortunately the old hall itself was closed due to urgent repair/restoration however we did see the exhibition & was able to walk around the grounds, such a beautiful setting with amazing views. Lots...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED Hardwicke Old Hall. First thing to mention is that the Old Hall is owned by English Heritage; the New Hall by the National Trust. However, EH let NT members in free. There is something very alluring and poignant about the Old Hall. Completely...More

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately closed due to building issues so we only were able to see the exhibition. Will have to wait to see this but as I don’t expect to renew our EH membership in 2019 I think it will be a few years before we come...More

Thank Janew662
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few years since we last visited Old Hardwick Hall. Still good to wander around. You get a good panoramic view of Hardwick Hall from the top of the Old Hall

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

We spotted this place when visiting the National Trust property alongside it (this one is English Heritage).Having received EH membership as a gift, we decided to go back. We were surprised at how much there is to see and that you can actually go,upstairs within...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

1) remember to use the hand held audio device that they give you when entering. It is invaluable to understand the ruins. 2) The views from the “leads” is fantastic and worth the climb up the staircase.

Thank Richard H
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Jane W
May 6, 2017|
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Yes. Dogs are welcome are most welcome at the Old Hall.
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