colourful deckchairs on the South Lawn

Things to see and do

What's on at Hardwick

Upcoming events

Walking for health

Thu 30 Jun 2016
Join us for a 3 mile walk on the Hardwick estate. Enjoy an opportunity to get outdoors, stretch your legs and meet new people.

Hardwick 10k

Thu 21 Jul 2016
Do you like a hilly challenge? Join in the Hardwick 10k running road race to see if you can 'beat the Hardwick Hill'?

Summer Family Fun

Fri 22 Jul 2016
Enjoy loads of family fun at Hardwick this summer. Make cress heads, floral headbands, minibeast traps or enjoy a traditional sports day. Find out what is on each day at the Visitor Centre. There will be a small charge for some activities

Outdoor Cinema

Fri 19 Aug 2016
Enjoy a movie under the stars with friends and family this summer. QUAD's Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival returns in the summer of 2015.

Movies under the stars

Fri 19 Aug 2016
Join us for our fifth year of the Summer Night Film Festival. This year we will be hosting two nights of outdoor cinema, on Friday 19 August enjoy a night with 007 in the film Spectre and on Sat 20 August enjoy the classic 80s romantic drama Ghost

Discovering Arbella at Hardwick

Tue 20 Sep 2016
Discover the tragic story of Lady Arbella Stuart through the eyes of authors Sarah Gristwood and Elizabeth Freemantle. Walk in Arbella's footsteps during some of the most testing periods of her short life with expert interpretation.

Eating and shopping

Discover more at Hardwick





Learning volunteer shares the story of Queen Elizabeth with school children

A great place for schools and students 

Bring your school group for fantastic learning experiences and explore an Elizabethan mansion or get hands on at Stainsby Mill.





wedding ceremony taking place at Hardwick Hall

Say I do at Hardwick 

Hardwick provides a magical setting for your big day.


Places to stay

The sitting rooms in No4 stableyard, holiday cottage

Places to stay at Hardwick Hall

Whether you're looking for a family getaway or a romantic break, we have a holiday cottage for you at Hardwick.