Explore the magical garden at Hardwick Hall

Children playing in the garden at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

A family trip to the gardens of Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire is full of adventure for children and adults alike.

Hidden in a tree in the gardens of the Elizabethan hall is a secret little fairy house, waiting to be discovered by curious youngsters. The children can open it up and look inside to see what the fairies are doing.

When you get home, why not get them to write a story about Hardwick’s magical fairy garden?

The statues in the Hardwick gardens at the top of the yew rondelle

Hardwick Hall

Discover more about this Elizabethan masterpiece and begin planning your visit.