Is Chesterfield worth visiting?

Is Chesterfield worth visiting?

Is Chesterfield worth visiting?

The museum’s most important exhibit is a medieval windlass used for the construction of Chesterfield Parish Church (‘The Crooked Spire’) in the 14th century. It is an impressive wheel standing around 20ft high and dominating the entrance to the galleries.

What is there to do in Chesterfield today?

Top Attractions in Chesterfield

  • The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints. 690. Historic Sites • Points of Interest & Landmarks.
  • Linacre Reservoir. 309.
  • Chesterfield Canal. 311.
  • Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre. 169.
  • Stainsby Mill at Hardwick Estate. 267.
  • Queen’s Park. 163.
  • Chesterfield Museum. 120.
  • Pomegranate Theatre. 167.

What is there to do in Chesterfield on a Sunday?

Plan your Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Chesterfield with our 5 ideas for the weekend!

  • Rail Ale Festival 2021. Attend the popular Rail Ale Festival at the Barrow Hill Roundhouse.
  • ABBA Tribute Event.
  • Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival.
  • Rave On – The Rise of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
  • Tapton Lock Festival.

What is there to do in Chesterfield tomorrow?

Let’s explore the best things to do in Chesterfield:

  1. Chesterfield Parish Church. Source: Oscar Johns / shutterstock Chesterfield Parish Church.
  2. Chesterfield Canal.
  3. Hardwick Hall.
  4. Hardwick Old Hall.
  5. Stainsby Mill.
  6. Bolsover Castle.
  7. Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery.
  8. Queen’s Park.

What days are Chesterfield Market?

Chesterfield Open Air Market General Markets take place on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the traditional market as you browse a variety of stalls selling food, fashion, home ware and gifts. It boasts fresh seasonal produce, friendly market traders and value for money goods.

Is Chesterfield a nice area?

Despite being Derbyshire’s largest town – the population is around 104,400 and there’s lots of new housing on the outskirts – at its heart Chesterfield still feels like a friendly, welcoming market town. It has a distinctive character with unique sites to explore and is an immensely satisfying place to shop.

Is Chesterfield safe to live?

Whether it’s a town or village experience, contemporary or traditional housing, buying or renting, living in Chesterfield and the surrounding area is affordable and offers something for everyone. With friendly and welcoming communities it’s a safe place to live and bring up a family.

Who is the most famous person from Chesterfield?

Seven famous faces you didn’t know were from Chesterfield

  • Sir John Hurt CBE. Sir John Hurt was born in Chesterfield in 1940.
  • Paul Burrell. Paul Burrell, born in Grassmoor, was a former servant of the Royal Family and famously Princess Diana’s butler.
  • Barbara Castle.
  • Jo Guest.
  • James Hill.
  • Fred Davis.
  • Simon Groom.

Where does Chesterfield Canal start?

West Stockwith
The Chesterfield Canal was opened in 1777 and was one of the last of the canals to be designed by James Brindley. The canal is 46 miles long and runs from the River Trent at West Stockwith in Nottinghamshire, passing through South Yorkshire and on to the centre of Chesterfield in Derbyshire.