Hardwick Hall, Ellesmere, Shropshire
Hardwick Hall (Grade II*) was built on a fresh site in 1720 by John Kynaston, moving from Hordley Hall, birthplace of the Shropshire Highwaymen, Wild Humphrey Kynaston, second son of Sir Roger Kynaston and still lived in by direct Kynaston family descendants today.
The tour will cover ground floor rooms and family history.
The postcode SY12 9HG centres on Hardwick Hall. Approach from the A495, turning north onto Hardwick lane. Take the first right off Hardwick Lane down the drive to Hardwick. Enter the Hall yard through the stone walls and pass across the top cobbled yard to enter through two brick pillars onto the gravel area at the back of the Hall.
Tea and cake
No photography inside without prior permission, and not of individual items. Because our properties are old and fragile, unfortunately we cannot include children under 14.