Chesterfield is a market town and a Borough status in the United Kingdom of Derbyshire, England. It lies north of the city of Derby, on a confluence of the rivers River Rother, South Yorkshire and River Hipper. Including Staveley, Derbyshire, the population (2001) is 100,879, although that of the town itself is 70,260. It is Derbyshire's largest town (the larger Derby being a city), although the county town of Derbyshire is Matlock, Derbyshire in the Derbyshire Dales.
Around 250,000 people live in the Chesterfield urban area including Dronfield, Bolsover, Staveley, Derbyshire, Shirebrook and Clay Cross. It is located on the A61 road, from the M1 motorway  and forms part of the Sheffield City Region.

Why visit?

  • Just a short drive away from Chesterfield is the magnificent Chatsworth House, one of the most iconic stately homes in the UK. Visitors can explore the house and gardens, as well as take part in a range of activities and events.
  • The Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery is home to a range of fascinating exhibits, including a collection of local artefacts and a range of artworks from around the world.
  • Chesterfield is a historic market town with a wealth of attractions, including the famous crooked spire of St Mary and All Saints Church, the historic market hall, and the many independent shops and cafes.