Important notice -

We’re experiencing telephone and internet issues. To avoid disappointment, book your visit to Hardwick in advance. Timed booking is for Hardwick estate arrival, open from 9.30. Your booking is not for the Hall, which is open between 11.30-15.30

An Elizabethan masterpiece

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Please book a ticket before your visit 

The park, restaurant, shop, gardens and Hall at Hardwick are open. We're looking forward to welcoming you back. Please book your ticket here for Hardwick estate arrival and entry before you visit. You do not need to book an additional ticket for Hall timed entry. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. Tickets will be released every Friday. Booking for each day closes at 3pm the day before. Where space is available (spaces limited), pre-booking may not always be necessary, however if you do not book we cannot guarantee admission and you may be turned away. The Hall is open everyday between 11.30am - 3.30pm.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Hardwick (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Fri 30 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Hardwick.

A Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Hardwick

Mon 23 Nov 2020
Take part in a winter adventure with Peter Rabbit™ at Hardwick.
The High Great Chamber at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

The Hall is open 7 days a week 

Hardwick Hall is open everyday, 11.30am-3.30pm. Climb the 66 steps of Bess’s original processional route, and experience the incredible historic rooms on the top floor. Your booked ticket is for Hardwick estate entry, not a timed ticket for the Hall which is a one-in one-out queueing system.


Eating and shopping


Things to see and do

The orchard at Hardwick in autumn with a view of the house in the distance.

Hardwick harvest and orchards  

Autumn is a great time to discover new fruit at Hardwick, including the many apple varieties, damsons and pears in the orchards.


Art and collections


Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Hardwick, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, has direct links to colonialism. Learn more about what we are doing to address the histories of slavery and colonialism and to acknowledge their impact and legacies.


Places to stay