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Crooked Spire Church

Type:Church

Church of St Mary and All Saints
Church Way
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 1XJ
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 565 reviews565 reviews
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Guide Prices

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

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

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

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

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

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

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

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    360
  • Very Good
    179
  • Average
    25
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Jane Mary R
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Exciting and Interesting Spire Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th July 2018
    We went to Chesterfield church to see the famous twisted spire and found that, for a small fee, you can have a tour of the spire itself. We were taken inside the ringing chamber where we heard about... Read full review
  • FIREGUYUK
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Visiting relatives
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th July 2018
    Wondered where I could take my visiting family over from Australia to see the sights of Chesterfield. £5pp entry to climb the spire with an expert guide, well worth the money, very informative and... Read full review
  • Jan W
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Iconic
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th July 2018
    There can't be very many people who do not associate the crooked spire with Chesterfield. It can be seen in the valley from miles around and it is a truly iconic landmark but folks need to take the... 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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