Chesterfield Cricket Ground at Queen's Park
Cricket, free entry
Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre
off Boythorpe Road,
Home of Chesterfield Cricket Club and venue for their home matches. The Ground has also hosted Derbyshire County Cricket Club and the first County match held here was in 1898.
In 1904, the famous cricketer WG Grace played at Queen’s Park in a match between Derbyshire and London County, and Don Bradman, the man many consider to have been the best batsman of all time, played here when the Australians toured England in the 1930s. John Hampshire, a former test batsman, called Queen’s Park the loveliest ground in the country.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club still pay in Queen’s Park in the Chesterfield Cricket Festival in July.
Open all the time
There is a charge for Derbyshire County Cricket Club matches.
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Leave M1 at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout (traffic light controlled), select left lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (continuous lane). At traffic lights select middle lane and go straight on. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) stay in left lane and take 1st exit (Boythorpe Road). Park is on left, just below Queen's Park Sports Centre. There is a car park both below and above Sports Centre.
Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction. Take 3rd exit (A617) to Chesterfield then follow route from North/South.
Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At roundabout (Morrison's) take 2nd exit (A619). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (Boythorpe Road). Park is on left, just below Queen's Park Sports Centre. There is a car park both below and above Sports Centre.
: 1 mile from Chesterfield station
- Baby changing facilities
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for educational visits
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Children welcome
- Disabled access