Hardwick Hall Gardens, near Chesterfield
The delightful gardens at Hardwick Hall were once the garden of Bess of Hardwick but only the walls and gazebo remain.
The gardens at Hardwick Hall, near Chesterfield in Derbyshire date from the 1870s with grass alleys bordered by yew and hornbeam hedges to protect them from the winds of the high escarpment.
There are 4 areas - orchard, lawn, nuttery and herb garden which convey the spirit of an Elizabethan garden. Lead statues in yew alcoves, holly domes, mulberry avenue, herbaceous borders all add interest.
Hardwick Hall, a beautiful period house which is famous for its tapestries is also open. Make sure you leave enough time to take a tour.
This is also a family friendly property with lots of kids activities throughout the year.
There are other historic properties near by which you can check out on our guide.
National Trust. Hardwick Hall Gardens 2018 open all year.
See Hardwick Hall website for details includinh Hall openings.
Restaurant, shop, disabled access.
- Street: Hardwick Hall
- Postcode: S44 5QJ
- City: Doe Lea, Chesterfield
- County: Derbyshire
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01246 850430
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