Renishaw Hall & Gardens

23 minute drive

The current owner of Renishaw is Alexandra Sitwell, daughter of the late Sir Reresby and Lady Sitwell. Her extraordinary family have lived at Renishaw for nearly 400 years. The stunning Italianate gardens were laid out in the late 19th Century by Sir George Sitwell 4th Baronet. Take a stroll down the lime avenue to see “The Angel of Fame”.

Renishaw Hall can be viewed by guided tour only,
as it is still very much a lived in family home.

Privately Owned House

Bolsover Castle

30 minute drive

With spectacular views over Derbyshire, the fairy-tale Stuart mansion, Bolsover Castle, was designed to entertain and impress. Its reputation for revelry lives on as we now entertain you and your family. Wander the lavish rooms of the Little Castle, explore the romantic ruined terrace range, and delight in the views from the wall walk. Start your visit in the exhibition in the Riding House then run wild in extensive grounds (and fun play area).

An English Heritage Property

Hardwick Hall

37 minute drive

Hardwick, has a collection of stunning houses and beautiful landscape. It was the formidable 'Bess of Hardwick' who first created Hardwick in the 1500's. In the centuries since then her descendants, farmers, gardeners, builders, decorators, embroiderers and craftsmen of all kinds have contributed and made Hardwick their creation. We'd like you to explore and enjoy Hardwick and in the process discover the lives, loves and adventures of the creators of Hardwick.

A National Trust Property

Chatsworth House

38 minute drive

Chatsworth, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is set in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, on the banks of the river Derwent. The Estate has been handed down 16 generations of the Cavendish family. It is a family home, a working farm and a living landscape. Explore the historic house for fascinating stories and one of Europe's most significant art collections. In the garden, discover water features, giant sculptures and beautiful flowers set in Britain's most stunning and surprising country estate. 

Privately Owned House

Historic Houses

 

If you would like any assistance with public transport or purchasing tickets we would be happy to help.

Please do check the individual historic house websites for more details.