Following negotiations with the British Railways Property Board, Chesterfield Borough Council became the new owners of the shed and nearby yard on 20 December 1996. The council subsequently granted a recurring maintenance lease to the Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society, who secured and refurbished the site, including renewal of the original 1870 roundhouse glass roof, except for one section.
Chesterfield's current boundaries date from 1 April 1974, when under the Local Government Act 1972, the Borough of Chesterfield was formed by an amalgamation of the municipal borough with the urban district of Staveley and with the parish of Brimington from Chesterfield Rural District.
Creswell Crags is an enclosed limestone gorge on the border between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, England, near the villages of Creswell and Whitwell. The cliffs in the ravine contain several caves that were occupied during the last ice age, between around 43,000 and 10,000 years ago. Its caves contain the northernmost cave art in Europe.
Eastwood Park, Hasland Eastwood Park in Hasland was opened officially by Councillor Christine Ludlow, the executive member for Environment, on 9 June 2013. She was joined by the mayor and Councillor Amanda Sargeant, who officially opened the newly restored village hall.
eyre chapel at newbold The Eyre family were important, powerful, landowners, farmers and Lords of the manor at Dunston, Hassop, Hathersage and Newbold. The manor of Newbold had grown in importance as it became the administrative centre for the Chesterfield area.
Hardwick Hall (grid reference), in Derbyshire, is an architecturally significant Elizabethan country house in England, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house. Built between 1590 and 1597 for the formidable Bess of Hardwick, it was designed by the architect Robert Smythson, an exponent of the Renaissance style of architecture.
Follow road for approx 1 mile and turn left passing underneath M1 motorway. Follow road past Stainsby Mill and turn right onto Hardwick Estate. Follow brown signs to car park. From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 2nd exit at roundabout (A6175), then follow route from North/South. From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield.
Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane. Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.
The site is accessible all year round. Car parking There are three small car parks along the main entrance road to the Linacre Reservoirs. Car parking at Linacre costs £1.00 for up to two hours and £2.50 for the day. An annual parking permit for up to two cars costs £25.00.
Pools Brook, at 165 acres, is Chesterfield's largest park. It offers something for everybody, with miles of trails, extensive woodland plantations, meadows, lakes, children's play areas and wildlife habitats. The park lies to the east of Chesterfield, between Poolsbrook and Staveley, with the main entrance being off Erin Road (S43 3WL).
Revolution House This pretty thatched cottage in the village of Old Whittington hides a secret – it was part of a plot to overthrow a king. In 1688, three local noblemen – the Earl of Devonshire, the Earl of Danby and Mr John D'Arcy – met at Whittington disguised as a hunting party, to begin planning their part in the overthrow of James II. A rainstorm sent them seeking shelter at the Cock and Pynot alehouse.
Tac-House Spartan is one of the largest CQB airsoft sites in the UK. It was voted the 3rd best site in the country by Airsoft International Magazine in 2016. Pictures and videos of the site simply don't do it justice you have to play at the site to see just how vast it is.
Walton is a village and civil parish in the county of West Yorkshire, England, 3.5 miles south-east of Wakefield. It has a population of 3,377. By the time of the 2011 Census the village had been incorporated in the City of Wakefield ward called Hatton, Stretton and Walton.
Williamthorpe Nature Reserve. Come and visit one of our newest local nature reserves. Williamthorpe is a great place for enjoying the countryside, particularly for birdwatching and wildflowers. The ponds and reed beds are a wildlife haven nestling in maturing woodland and hidden from the surrounding bustle of industry.