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Hardwick Old Hall

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Address: Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, England
Phone Number: 44 1264 850 431
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Lovely old ruin

Have visited nearby Hardwick Hall but was a first last month for Hardwick Old Hall. From the outside it doesn't look like there is much to see but don't let that put you off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Carole W
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Clowne, United Kingdom
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Clowne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have visited nearby Hardwick Hall but was a first last month for Hardwick Old Hall. From the outside it doesn't look like there is much to see but don't let that put you off. Very interesting place to visit and the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable.

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Thank Carole W
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hardwick Old Hall is an impressive building standing next to Hardwick Hall. Lots of steps to climb but well worth it for the views. Would recommend a visit.

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Thank grizzmace
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hardwick hall is a very nice family day out with lots of things to do. Would recommend, but only on a nice day

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Thank Cooper J
Abergele, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting old ruin which you can visit at the same time as Hardwick Hall. There are lots of detailed plaster work which have been well preserved. It's best to visit on a day without rain as if it's wet it can be a bit slippery. Not really accessible for people with walking difficulties.

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Thank JoJoLilo
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just missed one of the tours for the new hall , so we opted to try the Old Hall. What a wonderful experience , this was real history and although pretty derelict the pictorial displays provided a glimpse back in to the past. To the brave and fit, the four flights of stone stairs is worth the effort for... More 

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Harold Park
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Operated by English Heritage, Hardwick Old Hall was closed when we visited the New Hall next door. I'm not sure that was a problem, though, as we could see much of it from the outside. Not to be missed even from the outside!

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Thank Jeanne C
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adjacent to the new hall makes a contrast to visit . Although managed by English Heritage National trust membership allows entrance

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Thank colaradopam
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This building is next to Harwick all if weather bad give this a miss on a nice day good to walk around lots of stairs so no good for for wheelchairs bit expensive for what's there.

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Thank paulwilde3
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

You can't miss the old Hall as you approach the New Hall, so don't just walk by, walk in and explore. It's a fascinating ruin, with skeleton walls, in situ frescoes you get the best views of as you climb the stairs and great views from the top. If you have a family, it's a lovely place to wander around... More 

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Thank Tia C
Chesterfield, UK
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Had a stroll around the Old Hall with our friends, and looked at the old frescos and admired the view from the hall

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