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Things to do in Chesterfield

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The top 6 attractions in Chesterfield

Churches in Chesterfield
Church of St Mary and All Saints
St. Mary and All Saints, the "Church of the Crooked Spire", was built in the late 13th century and completed about 1360. It is the highest church in Derbyshyre, with a steeply rising 228ft into the air. From Monday to Saturday, there guided tours at 9am. Don't forget that the churches here are closed on Sundays.
Gardens in Chesterfield
Queen´s Park
Queen´s Park was built to celebrate the jubilee of Queen Victoria, and was opened in 1893. It has a lovely cricket ground, a lake with canadiand ucks that you are strictly forbidden to feed, a miniature train, and among other things a Victorian bandstand featuring music on Sunday afternoons in summer for spectators. At the entrance there from City Hall area you will find a vehicle that offers fantastic creamy ice creams, try them!
Villages in Chesterfield
In the county of Derbyshire, it's the largest town with more than 70,000 people. This city has two distinctive features: Its parish church, The Crooked Spire Church, visible from all points on the skyline, and the market square, which houses one of the largest open air markets in the country, granted by King John in 1204. The market takes place every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. You have to go any day of the week except Sunday to find it occupied, as the show is guaranteed. More than 200 stalls are spread throughout this large area on long wooden benches and with colorful striped awnings. Medieval houses, Bolsover Castle, an imposing town hall, shopping centers and parks like Hardwick or Queen's park, make it a place worth visiting.
Historical Monuments in Chesterfield
The Winding Wheel
Opened in 1923 as the Odeon cinema, closed in 1981, restored, opening later as a conference center and a meeting place for the people of Chesterfield. Listed as a protected buildings. Concerts, dance, lectures, etc. are held in this space, three rooms can be rented for private functions.
Markets in Chesterfield
Chesterfield Market
One of the biggest markets in the country, dating back to the twelfth century. More than 200 stalls spread over the open space on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays. On Thursdays there is a flea market and farmers' market on every second Thursday and and last Saturday of the month. The renovated building that presides over the square red dates back to 1857, it used to accommodate merchants, and now it houses catering businesses and other specialty store. On Saturday morning, it serves as a small flea market, and is only closed on Sundays.
Gardens in Chesterfield
Chatsworth House Gardens
Chatsworth House is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful houses in England. It is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Derbyshire, and although they still live there, part of the house can be visited. You can also visit the gardens, where you could easily spend the day; they're huge! The forest contains gigantic trees from around the world, collected by previous dukes during their trips abroad. In the old greenhouses, you can see fruit and vegetables being grown for the owners' table, and there's an enormous fountain to admire, too. In addition, the gardens are often used for modern art exhibitions, and it is not uncommon to come across strange statues around a corner.
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