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Chesterfield Parish Church/Crooked Spire

Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ, England
+44 1246 206506
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There are 152 steps to reach the viewing platform, but the views over Chesterfield are superb.The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Motherwell, United Kingdom
A very beautiful parish church

This is a very beautiful parish church. Lovely stained glass windows,excellent brasses and elegant... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ, England
+44 1246 206506
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Reviewed yesterday

There are 152 steps to reach the viewing platform, but the views over Chesterfield are superb.The climb is done in 3 stages so plenty of time to catch your breath. Our guide was John who was very knowledgeable and entertaining and the hour visit is...More

Thank Wellbhoy
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very beautiful parish church. Lovely stained glass windows,excellent brasses and elegant architecture. We visited during morning service and so were greeted by the sounds of prayer and song. The church warden met us with generosity and enjoyed describing the Tudor tombs,the life...More

Thank PaulMoss186338
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely church visit not to be missed. The quirky tower is so unusual as are the folk tales of how it came to be. Spent a pleasant half hour here then went in to the museum which was also excellent. Both free admission so...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Chesterfield for 26 yrs and have never done the tower tour before (shameful) until we had visitors from The States. What an amazing experience. The tour guide /historian Dave was fantastic. Really knowledgeable and witty. The spiral staircase quite tight but...More

Thank derbyshireblade
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a bit of a climb, my son and I enjoyed taking in the views of this lovely, historic market town. It was interesting to listen to the interesting stories of the church and its unique spire. A very pretty church inside and outside. Well...More

Thank michele171165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great trip and very informative a good day out. But be aware the stairs are very narrow so once you start you can't turn round and go back dowm

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived locally for 30 years this was the 3rd time up the spire! The view is spectacular from the top but the view of the internal construction is equally inspiring. A long way up but can be done by all if you take your time!

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to visit the Parish Church. Everyone we met was pleasant and friendly and the interior of the ancient building was most interesting. We weren't able to climb the tower as it is only open at certain times, but the view from outside was enough.

Thank PWDW106
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The story goes that a virgin got married at this church. The Spire was so amazed that it bent over to look and was so shocked it stayed bent. Or maybe it was the Devil who stopped to rest one night and wrapped his tail...More

Thank bc4449
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For many many years always driven past Chesterfield viewing the Spire from afar. So decided to visit and was not disappointed plenty of history and information inside plus that spire Tour

Thank Seasonedtravellers99
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ann G
5 May 2016|
Response from micarla |
chesterfield train station is a steady walk from the crooked spire but it is up hill at a slow pace it would take about 8 minutes