Discover the stables shop and second hand bookshop

Pick up a tasty treat to take home

Our shop has a range of tempting seasonal and locally-sourced treats. And even better, all profits go back into the conservation of this special place.

Whether you’re after some retail therapy, a last-minute gift or to stock up on greetings cards and your favourite jam, you’ll find it in the stables shop. The shop is open every day between 10.30am - 5pm. Every penny you spend goes back into looking after this special place.

Spring shopping at Hardwick
Spring shopping at Hardwick
Spring shopping at Hardwick

Staying safe in the shop

Face coverings are recommended in enclosed, crowded areas

Get in the garden

Summer colour is bringing so much joy in the Hardwick gardens, and we’ve just stocked up on lots of beautiful plants for your garden too. Working with the Hardwick gardeners, who have grown some of the plants available for sale, we’ve got a wide range of plants available to add some colour to your outside spaces.

Our display of plants on sale at Hardwick
Hardwick plant sales
Our display of plants on sale at Hardwick

The perfect gift

From beautiful cards to candles, local handmade jewellery, items for gardening and many more, we've got a wide range of items perfect for a special gift for your loved one.

Get ready for outdoor adventures with essential kit.
Hiking kit laid out on a brick floor
Get ready for outdoor adventures with essential kit.

Preloved page turners

Discover our second-hand bookshop where you'll find a great selection of preloved books. We’re always grateful of any good condition books in need a new home. If you have books that can be easily carried in a couple of bags, feel free to bring them along at any time while the shop is open. If your books are too heavy to be simply dropped off and walked across from the main car park, please call in to the shop on 01246858407 and to arrange a closer parking space and time for collection.

Open every day

Hardwick stables shop is one of the biggest National Trust shops in the Midlands, housed in the former stables. We're open every day from 10.30am - 5pm. So if you fancy some retail therapy or help with finding a gift, do pop in.