A summer of sport at Hardwick

Children taking part in a sack race, Hardwick, Derbyshire

Come out and play in Hardwick's North Orchard where every day throughout the school holidays all kinds of sporting activities will be taking place.

Come rain or shine, from 11am to 4pm every day between 25 July and 2 September there will be sports and games to take part in along with taster sessions and live demonstrations.

All ages are welcome and all activities are free but you will need to pay for gardens admission. 

Friendly competition

Come along and challenge friends and family to a game of cricket or a tennis tournament. Other every day activities include football, badminton, rounders, and garden games such giant jenga. 

A game of badminton is one of the daily sporting activities you can take part in
A boy playing badminton, Hardwick, Derbyshire
A game of badminton is one of the daily sporting activities you can take part in

Guest appearances

Throughout the summer we will be joined by local sports clubs who will be making special appearances, bringing tasters and demos of different sports such as archery. Come along and see what you might discover. Perhaps it could be a new hobby or may be you're the next rugby hero, tennis champion or gymnastics legend in the making? 

You can try out new activities like archery - who knows you might be a champion shot
A girl playing archery, Hardwick, Derbyshire
You can try out new activities like archery - who knows you might be a champion shot

Podium pose

There's the chance to earn yourself a summer of sports sticker or treat yourselves to a medal and get some great photos on our podium.

What and when

More event details can be found on our What's On page and for regular updates on what's happening when follow us on social media.

Once at Hardwick, follow the tennis rackets and chalk boards to the North Orchard where sporting fun awaits. 

Please be aware that activities and events may be subject to change or not always available. If you are coming for a specific activity/event please drop us a line first by calling 01246 850430