Browsing local attractions within 10 miles of Cowclose Barn
An area nestled between the Peak District and Robin Hood Country, where the town meets the countryside, where tracks and trails lead through sleepy villages, around meadows and moorland and into rippling river valleys.
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, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Chesterfield Library has much more than just books – a free information service, internet access, free wifi and Browser’s coffee shop. Events include storytimes, music concerts and author visits.
To market to market, to buy ... you'll be surprised at what you can buy at Chesterfield Market, it's just a matter of finding it among the many stalls at one of the biggest open air markets in the country.
The Museum tells the Story of Chesterfield, from its Roman origins to its growth as a market town and up to the present day. It has a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and events.
This recently refurbished, purpose built Visitor Information Centre provides information on Chesterfield, Derbyshire and the UK. Services on offer include accommodation booking, local theatre tickets and National Express coach tickets..
We specialise in handmade chocolate using traditional methods and unique colouring techniques to design unusual gifts and cakes with a personal touch. We pride ourselves on our traditional values and providing a first class service to all.
Alma Leisure Park, Derby Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 2ED, Tel: 01246 229177, www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/14, (4 miles, 7kms)
Modern 10 screen cinema located close to Chesterfield town centre.
Established in 1926 as Chesterfield Miners Welfare and now known as Club Chesterfield, we provide great facilities for the people of Chesterfield. We are the home of both Chesterfield Folk Club and Chesterfield Jazz Club.
Coal Aston is now almost part of the larger town of Dronfield. The village sits on a ridge overlooking Sheffield and Dronfield, bounded on the south by Frith Wood. This ancient wood shows evidence of coppicing carried out generations ago.
26-28 Corporation Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TP, Tel: 01246 200933, www.cocobarbistro.co.uk, (4 miles, 6kms)
Coco Bar Bistro is Chesterfield's brand new modern tapas bar and bistro, serving British food with a twist plus craft beers from around the world and an amazing selection of wines that have been hand picked to compliment our unique menus.
10 Cavendish Walk, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 6DB, Tel: 01246 825235, www.facebook.com/courtyardkitchenbolsover, (10 miles, 15kms)
Cafe set in a quiet courtyard with alfresco dining area. All food is home cooked and freshly prepared to order.
Church of St Mary and All Saints, Church Way, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1XJ, Tel: 01246 206506, www.chesterfieldparishchurch.org.uk, (4 miles, 6kms)
St Mary and All Saints, the Crooked Spire Church, was built in the late 13th Century and finished around 1360. It's the largest church in Derbyshire. The Spire stands 228 feet high and leans 9 feet 5 inches from its true centre.
A stylish, modern pub serving high quality locally sourced food, a weekly changing range of real ales, large selection of imported speciality beers and ciders, and a hand selected wine list.
4 Highwood Way, Barlborough Links, Chesterfield, S43 4XN, Tel: 01246 571650, Email, www.dobbies.com/find-a-garden-centre/chesterfield/, (10 miles, 16kms)
Dobbies is a very impressive Garden Centre offering great days out. It has a retail gallery with 13 dedicated retail units and 2 kiosks.
Green and Benz stock the designs of leading European designers, such as Niessing and celebrity designers Fei Liu and Sarah Ho. Their range of modern platinum rings represent the finest in contemporary jewellery.