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Chesterfield Parish Church

Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ, UK

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About Chesterfield Parish Church

It is the largest church in Derbyshire, a built-in local stone in a Decorated Gothic style. Altogether it’s a church much like any other in England, unremarkable except for its strangely crooked tower.  It lies within the Diocese of Derby, in which it forms part of the Archdeaconry of Chesterfield. One of the iconic attractions in this area as well as a famous pilgrimage site too.



Attractions near Chesterfield Parish Church

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre5.1km from Chesterfield Parish Church

Barrow Hill Roundhouse is the last surviving railway roundhouse in the United Kingdom with an operational turntable. Built-in 1870.   it has a changing display of steam and diesel locomotives and other rolling stock, an operational signal box, the Roundhouse Halt platform, and Springwell Branch running line.  Interpretative displays using items from the Museum’s own collection bring the fascinating story of the Roundhouse and the surrounding area vividly to life.

Linacre Reservoirs5.11km from Chesterfield Parish Church

It is a series of 3 beautiful reservoirs which was built between 1855 and 1904 and, between them, they hold more than 240 million gallons of water. The reservoirs are surrounded by fields and bluebell woods. There are walking trails around the reservoirs, including a boardwalk section along the Upper Reservoir. There are also cycling trails around the Middle Reservoir and Lower Reservoir. One of the unique attractions in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.

Bolsover Castle8.57km from Chesterfield Parish Church

This hilltop castle was built as a fashionable retreat for 17th-Century courtiers to entertain influential guests.  It was used by the Cavendish family of nearby Welbeck Abbey for short stays and day trips. Its experimental design and painted interiors represent an astonishing survival. The site is now in the care of the English Heritage charity, as both a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Renishaw Hall & Gardens9.07km from Chesterfield Parish Church

Renishaw Hall and Gardens boasts 7 acres of stunning gardens created by Sir George Sitwell in 1885. The Italianate gardens feature various rooms with extravagant herbaceous borders. Rose gardens, rare trees, and shrubs, National Collection of Yuccas, sculptures, woodland walks and lakes create a magical and engaging garden experience.

Matlock Farm Park10.17km from Chesterfield Parish Church

Matlock Farm Park is a fantastic day out for kids, children, and the family. There's a super indoor play area, The Rainforest, with slides, bridges and so much more, as well as a designated toddler soft play space. Parents can relax with coffee and snacks in our viewing area while children play. There are lots of animals to see and feed, as well as. Bottle feeding of lambs is always a favorite with the children.

Birchen Edge10.72km from Chesterfield Parish Church

Birchen Edge is a gritstone rock face in the Peak District, England, popular with walkers and novice climbers as most of the climbing routes are in the lower grade. This 7-mile circular walk takes in Birchen Edge, Chatsworth and Dobb Edge- all of which are gems of the Peak District. Chatsworth and the surrounding Derbyshire countryside are home to some of the most stunning views in the area, whichever direction you look.

Where is Chesterfield Parish Church

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Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county.