Walks to explore at Hardwick

Stretch your legs in and around the impressive setting of Hardwick at autumn time as the leaves turn golden, with stunning views to reward.

A family walking through the woods in the autumn
Walking trail

Exploring Bess' grounds  

Explore the parkland to get a full flavour of Bess of Hardwick's estate.

Hardwick Hall from the ponds early spring
Walking trail

Hardwick's wider estate  

A 6-mile trail discovering parts of the estate often missed

Visitors enjoying Hardwick at autumn
Walking trail

In Bess' footsteps 

Discover features across the Hardwick estate from Bess' time, as well as those developed in the 400 years since her death.

Adults and two children taking an autumn walk amongst the trees
Walking trail

The Duke and Duchess short walk 

The Duke and Duchess short walk is an easy route - great for young families.