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Hardwick Hall, Garden, Park and Stainsby Mill
Doe Lea

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Welcome to Hardwick, the birthplace and home of Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury or 'Bess of Hardwick'. Start your visit at the old hall (managed by English Heritage); next experience the splendour of the new hall with its unique collection of 16th century and early 17th century tapestries, needlework and furniture. Explore the walled courtyard gardens, orchard and herb garden. Stainsby Mill is a restored flour mill powered by a water wheel and working machinery.

Both halls, garden, shop and restaurant are open Wed, Thurs, Sat and Sun. Old Hall and garden from 11am, restaurant and shop from 12 noon; New Hall 12.30 - 4.30 (open Mon in July and August for guided tours). Park open all year. Mill 11am - 4pm.
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Nearest UK Airport: East Midlands
Months Open: 27 March - 27 October
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - pre booking essential)
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: £6.40 (adult); £3.20 (child); £16 (family)
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Licenced

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