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St Mary and All Saints, the Crooked Spire Church, was built in the late 13th Century and finished around 1360. It's the largest church in Derbyshire. The Spire stands 228 feet high and leans 9 feet 5 inches from its true centre.
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Hardwick Estate includes Hardwick Hall one of Britain's greatest Elizabethan houses, Stainsby Mill and Park. The water-powered Mill is fully functioning, the Park has a lake and circular walks. Administered by the National Trust.
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Renishaw Hall Gardens are Italian in design and were laid out over 100 years ago by Sir George Sitwell. The garden is divided into 'rooms' with yew hedges, flanked with classical statues.
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A romantic residence built by Sir Charles Cavendish in 1612 and completed by his son William. Marvel at the outstanding craftsmanship everywhere - the rich panelling, elaborate fireplaces and painted ceilings.
Visit the town of Chesterfield, with its unique and unusual 'Crooked Spire' Church and historic open air market. Catch a show at one of Chesterfield's theatres or delve into the town's history at the museum. Step out into the beautiful countryside surrounding the town or bring your bike and enjoy our wealth of off-road cycle tracks.
Discover the stately homes nearby - the Elizabethan splendour of Hardwick Hall, Renishaw Hall with its stunning gardens and the Palace of the Peak, Chatsworth.
A short distance from Chesterfield, the town of Bolsover, known for its Jacobean Castle, is filled with family-run shops, cafes and restaurants. You'll also discover two wildlife reserves overlooking the Derbyshire Vale of Scarsdale landscape, and rare 12th Century entrenchments that once provided defence for Bolsover.