Blue Mountain Activities is an innovative outdoor activity provider based in the Derbyshire Peak District offerig exciting, fun adventure activities. Join us rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, kayaking, caving and mountain biking.
Chesterfield Canal was surveyed by James Brindley and opened in 1777 to link Chesterfield to the River Trent at West Stockwith. For its time it was a magnificent engineering achievement, covering 46 miles and including a 2,880 yard tunnel.
1866 Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8NZ, Tel: 01246 209765, www.chesterfield-fc.co.uk
Located in the centre of the country with excellent road, rail and air links, the Proact stadium (opened in summer 2010), the home of Chesterfield Football Club, is North Derbyshire's premier venue for all occasions business or pleasure.
Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, home to Britain's only known Ice Age cave art. A new Visitor Centre opened in June 2009 providing a wide range of activities and something for everyone of all ages.
We deliver outdoor adventurous activities including climbing, abseiling, mountain bike skills courses, NNAAS bronze & silver navigation courses and teambuilding events or even family activity holidays
This dramatic 18th Century hilltop shell of an imposing baroque mansion still retains remnants of its former rich plaster decoration. It was Nicholas Leke, the 4th and last Earl of Scarsdale who built the Hall.
When the Observatory was built in 1960 it housed the largest amateur telescope in Europe and, today it’s the showcase of the Chesterfield Astronomical Society. The observatory has gone through major changes and the facilities are impressive
The Clubhouse, Hallowes Lane, DRONFIELD, S18 1UR, Tel: 01246 413149, www.hallowesgolfclub.org
Hallowes Golf Club, founded in 1892, is a very pleasant hill top parkland course. Gently undulating, it boasts magnificent views over the Yorkshire and Derbyshire countryside.
There are 3 reservoirs at Linacre, built between 1855 and 1904 and, between them, they hold more than 240 million gallons of water. The reservoirs are surrounded by bluebell woodland and the site is open for walking and cycling all year.
Much of the Moss Valley has been designated a Special Landscape Area. The valley has seen farming, mining and industry and was a centre for scythe and sickle production from the 15th to the 19th Century.
Walk Route: Waymarked by grist mill symbol
Ogston Reservoir is situated in beautiful Derbyshire countryside between the low-lying hills of the Amber Valley near the villages of Brackenfield, Ashover and Clay Cross. It is home to many birds and one of Britian's largest bird clubs.