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Chesterfield Walk to Discover

Type:Walking Event

Chesterfield Railway Station
Corporation Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7UB
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George Stephenson

About

Part of Chesterfield Area Walking Festival

An easy walk around the centre of Chesterfield, taking advantage of shared cycle tracks, public paths and green spaces to link together art works (mostly from the percent for art scheme) and other points of interest.

Meet at Chesterfield Railway Station forecourt (near the bike lockers). S41 7UB
Booking essential
Circular walk
1-5 stiles
Grading: Easy
OS grid reference: SK 388 714
Organised by Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Ramblers

Guide Prices

Free of charge
Donations will be gratefully accepted on behalf of local Rescue Services

Facilities

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted - Dogs allowed on a lead

Children

  • Children welcome - Young walkers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Parking

  • Parking with charge - Car park scratch cards available from the Tourist Information Centre

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - Route not accessible to wheelchair users or pushchairs
  • Length of route (miles) - 3 miles
  • Typical duration of route - 3 hours

Opening Times

Season (18 May 2018)
DayTimes
Friday10:00 - 13:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

There is private parking at the Railway Station or at Brimington Road and the directions below are to the Station. Alternatively, a parking scratchcard costs £3.60 and lasts for all day but isn’t available for the private car parks. Parking is available a short walk away on Durrant Road, ask at the Visitor Information Centre for details.

From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select left lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and, at traffic lights go straight on. Follow road round Crooked Spire Church and, at traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. At next traffic lights select right lane follow signs to Sheffield Road and Station round roundabout. Exit down Brewery Street and follow road to roundabout. Go straight on to railway station.

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 (Matalan) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Follow road to roundabout with car park in middle. Select right hand lane and take 3rd exit down Brewery Street (signposted for Station). Follow road to roundabout and go straight on to railway station.

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by public transport

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