For families

Hardwick welcomes families so come and enjoy a fun day out. © John Millar

Hardwick welcomes families so come and enjoy a fun day out.

Family fun at Hardwick

There are plenty of things to do for families at Hardwick throughout the seasons.

From nature trails around the grounds and den making at our 'GoWild!' events, to dressing up and history quizzes in the house, there’s always something to do come rain or shine.

Make sure you keep an eye on our events page for more family fun.
 

Family adventures

Get outdoors with your family at Hardwick and have an adventure © National Trust

Get outdoors with your family at Hardwick and have an adventure

From hunting for creepy crawlies and catching butterflies to climbing trees and making dens - there's plenty of fun stuff to do in the great outdoors.

Hands on Hardwick

Visitors have fun dressing up in Elizabethan accessories © John Millar

Visitors have fun dressing up in Elizabethan accessories

Try on an historic hat, have a go at drawing your own portrait just like the ones in the Long Gallery or take part in one of our history trails.

We've plenty to keep you occupied on those rainy days.

Wild adventures

Be a Nature Detective and find out more about wildlife at Hardwick © Kathy Clarke

Be a Nature Detective and find out more about wildlife at Hardwick

Explore the wildlife around the Park with our Nature Detective trail.

Watch for creepy crawlies in the long grass, have fun trying to identify the birds on the lake and keep an eye out for Bess' oak. It's thought to be over 400 years old.

Come along to have a run and jump

Visitors playing on the lawn at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire.

Why not bring a football with you or a frisbee and have some fun running around in the park and gardens? During the summer we'll have a selection of ball games in the garden for all the family to play with.

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