Hardwick Park Walk
DISTANCE 6 miles
PARKING Hardwick Park Centre car park (lower park) near Miller’s Pond. S44 5QJ is the post code for Hardwick Park. Gates close at 6pm
TERRAIN There are several stiles and gates, several sets of steps and sections of boardwalk down by the ponds. Some paths have uneven terrain and are prone to mud. There are sections of road and lane walking without pavements.
REFRESHMENTS Great Barn Restaurant, Hardwick Hall; The Hardwick Inn
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Hardwick Hall - An Elizabethan Masterpiece
It was the formidable Bess of Hardwick who first created Hardwick in the late 1500s, but it was Robert Symthson who designed this magnificent house.
In 2014, we mark the 400th anniversary of Robert Smythson with a series of celebrations, including pop up workshops, tours and talks, where you will discover what influenced Smythson's work and the story behind the stone.
Hardwick offers visitors a year round experience, from colourful herbaceous borders and prize winning vegetables that are used in the restaurant to the picturesque circular parkland walks and plenty of family friendly activities.
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