Browsing local attractions within 10 miles of Cowclose Barn
The Queen's Head, 1-3 Knifesmithgate, Chesterfied, S40 1RF, Tel: 0782 575 7781, (4 miles, 6kms)
Located in Chesterfield town centre, this all day carvery costs £4.95 Monday to Saturday and £7.45 on a Sunday. Junior carveries also on offer for those under 12 years of age for just £3.95. Take away also available.
Facing the elegant and historic market square you'll discover C W Sellors - a gem of a boutique. Step through the pretty Georgian doorway and you'll find a contemporary selection of this season's most sought-after brands.
The village of Calow dates back to 1086 when it was known as 'Kalehal' (the bare corner of land). By 1430 it's name had become 'Calell', then 'Calo' in 1561. According to the Domesday Book, the manor house at Calow 'belonged to the king'.
Chatsworth is one of Britain’s best loved historic houses and estates, offering something for everyone, from famous works of art and the spectacular fountains in the garden to the finest shopping, food & drink and many miles of free walks.
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
This chocolate shop and cafe can be found at Scotland Nurseries Garden Centre, located just above Tansley village in 50 acres of beautiful countryside. Enjoy the mouth watering chocolates, drinks and light lunches.
Alma Leisure Park, Derby Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 2ED, Tel: 0871 200 2000, www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/14, (4 miles, 7kms)
Modern 10 screen cinema located close to Chesterfield town centre.
Unit 5b Broom Business Park, Bridge Way, Sheepbridge, CHESTERFIELD, S41 9QG, Tel: 01246 453131, www.cookingexpert.co.uk, (3 miles, 5kms)
When it comes to teaching cookery, the Coghlan's philosophy is simple - to provide tailor-made courses, with tuition on a wide range of food, wine, and related subjects.
16 Packers Row, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1PY, Tel: 01246 270365, www.costa.co.uk, (4 miles, 6kms)
Italian coffee shop situated in Chesterfield town centre. Light snacks, teas and coffee are available. In addition there is also a Wi-fi connection at this establishment.
Cutthorpe is a sleepy village with a school, three pubs and two historic halls (both in private ownership and not open to the public). The village is spread out over 3 miles and includes Linacre Reservoirs with its bluebell woods.
Until 1934, Limb Brook in Dore marked the dividing line between Yorkshire and Derbyshire, with the village on the Derbyshire side. Today, Dore is in South Yorkshire, but holds onto elements of its Derbyshire character, like well dressing.
The place name Dronfield Woodhouse suggests that the village began on land cleared of trees. The village's earliest building is Cowley Farm, which dates to the 11th Century. Today, the village is an outlying part of Dronfield.
Eckington lies on the border between Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Its name is of Saxon origin, meaning the township of Ecca. In medieval times it was a small but important settlement, later transformed during the coal mining era.
Newbold Village, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8RJ, Tel: 01246 237622, (3 miles, 4kms)
The Chapel stands on the highest point of Newbold Village at the meeting point of four ancient trackways. It is named after the Eyre family who bought the manor of Newbold in 1570, but parts of the building date back to the 11th Century.
North Lodge, Queens Park, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 2LD, Tel: 01246 275293, www.fredericksicecreams.co.uk, (4 miles, 6kms)
Queen's Park Gelateria and Cafe, serves a wide range of food and drinks including Frederick's Ice Cream.
Grassmoor owes its existence to the rich seams of coal which it stands on. As far back as Roman times, coal was taken from those seams which lay close to the surface but, after the Industrial Revolution, deeper mine workings were sunk.