image for Walking Event item typeThe Black and White Buildings of Chesterfield at Rykneld Square Chesterfield

Walking Event, Tue 9 May 2017, free entry

Building on Holywell Street

Building on Holywell Street


Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8


S40 1SB


A circular walk around the town centre to look at the distinctive black and white buildings, with an opportunity to find out why there are so many! The walk is mostly flat but there is one uphill stretch.
1½ miles, easy access, no stiles
Last few tickets remaining

Meet at Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre, Rykneld Square, Chesterfield. S40 1SB
No dogs allowed
Wheelchair accessible (independent user)
Not accessible by public transport
Parking fee charged
Parking scratchcards available
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 384 711
Organised by Janet Murphy

Walk Route: Circular

Access: Wheelchair accessible (independent)

Duration: 2 hours

Miles: 2

Disabled accessGift shopPublic toilets

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 9 May 2017 19:00 to 21:00


Free entry



See location of Rykneld Square Chesterfield on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 384711  Lat: 53.23554 Long: -1.42613

The Square is a pedestrian area. These directions are to the nearest car parks.

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Multi-storey car park on right.

For surface car parks select right lane at 2nd roundabout and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round back of 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane and go straight on at 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights, approaching large roundabout with car park in middle (Holywell Cross). Keep to right hand lane and turn right into car park.

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street), then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chesterfield station


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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