Browsing local attractions within 10 miles of Cowclose Barn
A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Post. Rumoured to be the third oldest building in Chesterfield. The Old Post prides itself in showcasing some of the best food in the region.
This award-winning shop is Chesterfield’s first and foremost independent specialist retailer of bottled real ales. We stock an extensive range of over 150 bottled beers supplied by some of the UK's finest micro breweries.
16 St. Marys Gate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TJ, Tel: 01246 229570, (4 miles, 6kms)
The White Swan is a contemporary twist on a traditional pub, serving a selection of Fine Real Ales from around the country, concentrating on Local Breweries with RAW beers always available.
The Winding Wheel opened in 1923 as the Picture House, home of the Odeon Cinema. It closed in 1981 but was restored and refurbished, opening again as a conference and entertainment venue. The building is now Grade II listed.
Located across from the Crooked Spire Church in Chesterfield, this popular restaurant offers a varied menu suitable for a great lunch and dinner and also buffets. Yates’s look after the whole day, from breakfast through to dinner.
Opened in August 2007, the Avenue Washlands has areas of reedbed, marsh, ponds and grassland, supporting a wide range of wildlife. The Trust offers stream dipping, sensory earthwalks and eco-orienteering as well as many other activities.
A friendly village in beautiful walking country with 3 good pubs, 2 of which serve excellent food. Barlow is much loved by anglers because of the Barlow Trout Fishery. Visit Barlow in August for the Carnival and the Well Dressing.
Independent wine merchants, with an extensively stocked retail outlet. For wine tastings there is space for up to 80 guests. Drinks Retailers of the Year 2008 and 2009, for innovation.
The village of Barrow Hill grew up around the collieries and ironworks owned by Richard Barrow, known locally as Staveley Works. Today the collieries are closed and the village is better known for the Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre.
Brackenfield was probably originally known as 'Brackenthwaite' meaning a bracken clearing. Today it is a scattered village centred around the very large Village Green. Well dressings are held here at the end of May.
This Local Nature Reserve was designated because of the rare invertebrates that are found here. Brearley Wetlands is a good place to spot butterflies and migrating birds. Habitats included wet grassland, hedgerows and scrub.
Three miles north-east of Chesterfield, on the road to Worksop, Brimington is described in the Domesday Book as a berewick of the Royal Manor of Newbold. One of its most impressive buildings is Ringwood Hall a Grade II listed manor house.
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 renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality. Home of the Cavendish family since the 1550s, it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.
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.