Friday, September 7, 2018

Inspired by a visit to Hardwick Hall, Mike Smith lingers in the area to find other treasures to explore

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

From the renovated Stableyard to the splendours of the state rooms, Mike Smith tours Derbyshire’s precious Elizabethan masterpiece with volunteer guide Jane Gregory

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Hardwick Hall is commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of Lady Arbella Stuart

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

In a scenic landscape of regal standing, Bess of Hardwick built a palace with as many windows as possible. From this elevated position she could admire her kingdom and glorious panoramic views. Hardwick is now in the ownership of the National Trust and on the 400th anniversary of the death of its architect, Robert Smythson, we can all enjoy what Bess created. Sally Mosley follows in her footsteps...

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

It's a big year for Hardwick Hall, which is celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of Bess of Hardwick. Visitors to the Hall don't need to crane their necks to see the great initials, ES, blazoned on the stonework - the faade commands att...

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Saturday, March 13, 2010

A gentle walk strating from Glapwell, near Hardwick Hall

8 miles -rowthorne trail – longhedge lane – green lane – archaeological way – palterton glapwell

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