If culture and local history are your passion, Chesterfield won’t disappoint. A famous market town, Chesterfield dates back to a Roman fort in the first century. It has had one of the largest open-air markets in the country for over 800 years and is famous for the ‘crooked spire’ of its main church.
Chesterfield has a thriving arts scene, with iconic venues such as the Winding Wheel and the Pomegranate Theatre showcasing performances from theatre shows to film screenings and more. If your ideal day out involves soaking up the culture in a historical building, look no further than the National Trust’s Hardwick Hall. Built in the 1500s, this stunning house also features as Malfoy Manor in the Harry Potter films.
Life is only a reflection of what we allow ourselves to see, so broaden your horizons by experiencing the best of current culture in and around Chesterfield.