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Crooked Spire Church


Church of St Mary and All Saints
Church Way
S40 1XJ
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Tel01246 206506

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 531 reviews531 reviews
Crooked Spire and Daffodils

Guide Prices

Admission to Church free, donations gratefully accepted
Trip up Spire - Adult £6.00, Child £4.00


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Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed


  • Children welcome


  • On-site light refreshments - At the Spire by Stephenson's across the Churchyard on St Mary's Gate.


  • Parking with charge


  • Facilities for groups


  • Disabled access - Access for wheelchair users to the Church but not the Tower
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Opening Times

Season (23 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday - Saturday09:00 - 16:00

* Sunday at service times only.
Tower tours are possible on certain days, times are advertised on the Church website.


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Recent Reviews:

  • MsCultureVulture
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely Landmark to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th March 2018
    Lovely Church with a rich history. Essential to visit. We went on a tour of the tower, which was a challenge at times as I was recovering from a broken ankle but managed it fine, just a bit slower... Read full review
  • Vernon H
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Landmark of curiosity and interest
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th March 2018
    The crooked spire is one of the most underrated attractions in Derbyshire a wonderful church with a great deal of untold history this I believe to be the fault of consecutive councils who have... Read full review
  • janicesusan
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th March 2018
    Lovely walk along the canal. Trips in a canal boat best to book Lovely cafes along The walk and pubs that are welcoming to all that do food Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Crooked Spire Church is in Chesterfield town centre but has no car park of its own so the directions below are to the nearest town centre car parks.

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

For surface car parks: at roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right hand lane and go straight on. At traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane), take 1st left then left or right into car parks.

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 for either multi-storey or surface car parks.

Accessible by Public Transport: Chesterfield station is 0 miles away.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 10 minutes walk away

Any bus to Chesterfield town centre

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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Sunday, 2nd December 2018

A Festival of Christmas TreesCome to the famous 'Crooked Spire' Church for a Festival of Christmas Trees! Come and see a variety of Christmas Trees all decorated by different people and groups within the town. There will be over 90 trees on display so this will truly be a spectacular sight!
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Saturday, 17th March 2018 - Saturday, 1st December 2018

Crooked Spire Tower ToursClimb the Tower of St Mary and All Saints Church for a close-up view of the ‘Crooked Spire’ and a bird’s eye view of Chesterfield. Tours last around 40 minutes and include a visit to the Belfry, some of the legends surrounding the twisted spire and what may be the truth behind Chesterfield's...
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