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We have a large selection of food stalls available to purchase something to suit everyone these are located around the site and include vegan & vegetarian options from Mac & Cheese - Freshly Baked Pizzas- Mexican - Thai - Indian - Fish & Chips - Falafels  & Wraps - Gourmet Burgers - Hog Roast - Freshly Made Donuts - Ice Cream.

Liquid Refreshments

Various bars located around our site which includes Colonel Porters Marquee with a range of Gins, Rums, beers, ciders -  Champagne marquee -  Real Ale Marquee - Primm’s Van - Cocktail Van - Main 25 metre Bar - Heineken bar - Bus bar - plus Tea & Coffee and soft drink.

We also offer two free drinking water points on the site.     

Children's Area

Our Children’s area is located down the tree lined drive from the main entrance, which includes Circus training, craft making stall, Pottery, Punch & Judy, Children’s Rides & play area.

Fairground Rides

Located on our middle area we have an assortment for Fairground rides for all

The Venue

Hardwick Festival is the biggest music festival in the North East UK. Set in the grounds of Hardwick Hall Hotel, overlooking 120 acres of parkland, the festival lies in the heart of the beautiful County Durham countryside with easy access to Newcastle Upon Tyne, Gateshead, Durham, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Richmond, Northallerton & Darlington.

Hardwick is a country park with a difference. A perfect location for a great day out.

Parking & More

Our car park has a very large capacity Tickets are available in advance on line at £4.00 per vehicle or you will be able to pay on the day, cash only at £5.00 per vehicle, If you wish to leave your vehicle overnight after Saturday you may do so, however this will be at your own risk, the gates will be locked at 3:30 am Sunday morning and will be reopened at 10.00 am on Sunday morning, this well be the same for Sunday if you want to leave your car overnight for you to collect your vehicle on Monday , please note you are not allowed to sleep over night in your vehicle.

The Car park for our event is situated on Hardwick East Park and will be clearly signed, the entrance to this will be from the mini roundabout opposite the entrance to Hardwick Park on the A177.

If you are being dropped off please drive into the East Park and follow the signs to the drop off area and into the event.

For pick up after the event please arrange for your driver / taxi to pick you up in the main Hardwick Park car park where there is plenty of space for them to wait for you. There will be no parking or waiting outside the main entrance to Hardwick Hall Hotel, the main car park or on the A177.

There will be plenty of space at the rear of the audience area and away from the stage area for you to sit down on the grass using rug’s and enjoy the whole day out, the area at the front of the stage is for a standing audience this is an all standing concert.

Please dress for the weather and remember the event is taking place on the hotel lawns so please wear appropriate footwear on the day, there is no dress code for Hardwick Festival.

Last but no means least, please remember to bring some good weather with you.