Local Attractions

Chesterfield is on the doorstep of the Peak District national park, which was the first of Britain’s National parks founded in 1951 and is one of the most popular national parks in the UK attracting many tourist every year for a range for activities; Walking, climbing, cycling, mountain biking, caving, angling, photography, nature-watching, gliding, visiting historic houses, country pubs and tearooms.

Outdoor Activities

Walking & Hiking

The Peak District offers 1,600 miles of public rights of way including 64 miles accessible- friendly routes, and around 202 sq miles of open access land – open to walkers.

Cycling

65 miles of off-road cycling and walking trails with cycle hire centres at Ashbourne, Parsley Hay, Derwent Valley and Middleton Top.

Family Fun Attractions

Heights of Abraham

Distance from Casa Hotel – 11 miles
www.heightsofabraham.com

Gulliver’s Kingdom

Distance from Casa Hotel – 12 miles
www.gulliversfun.co.uk/matlock-bath

Chatsworth Farm Yard & Adventure Playground

Distance from Casa Hotel – 12 miles
www.chatsworth.org/attractions-and-events/farmyard

Tramway Museum

Distance from Casa Hotel – 14 miles
www.tramway.co.uk

Carsington Water

Distance from Casa Hotel – 20 miles
www.carsingtonwater.com

Alton Towers

Distance from Casa Hotel – 36 miles
www.altontowers.com

Shopping

Sheffield town centre

Distance from Casa Hotel – 10 miles
welcometosheffield.co.uk/visit/attractions/shopping

Peak Shopping Village

Distance from Casa Hotel – 11 miles
peakshoppingvillage.com

McArthur Glen Designer Outlet

Distance from Casa Hotel – 13 miles
mcarthurglen.com/uk/east-midlands-designer-outlet/en

Meadowhall Shopping Centre

Distance from Casa Hotel – 15 miles
meadowhall.co.uk

Historic Houses

Chatsworth

Distance from Casa Hotel – 12 miles
Chatsworth is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality. Home of the Cavendish family since the 1550s, it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.
www.chatsworth.org

Haddon Hall

Distance from Casa Hotel – 15 miles
Haddon Hall is one of the finest examples of a fortified manor house. Haddon dates from the 12th to 17th Centuries, when it then laid dormant for 200 years. Little has changed here since the 17th Century.
www.haddonhall.co.uk

Hardwick Hall

Distance from Casa Hotel – 10 miles
Hardwick Estate includes Hardwick Hall one of Britain’s greatest Elizabethan houses, Stainsby Mill and Park. The water-powered Mill is fully functioning, the Park has a lake and circular walks. Administered by the National Trust.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hardwick-hall

Renishaw Hall

Distance from Casa Hotel – 7 miles
Renishaw Hall Gardens are Italian in design and were laid out over 100 years ago by Sir George Sitwell. The garden is divided into ‘rooms’ with yew hedges, flanked with classical statues.
www.renishaw-hall.co.uk

Bolsover Castle

Distance from Casa Hotel – 7 miles
A romantic residence built by Sir Charles Cavendish in 1612 and completed by his son William. Marvel at the outstanding craftsmanship everywhere – the rich panelling, elaborate fireplaces and painted ceilings.
www.bolsover-castle.co.uk

Towns & Villages of Interest

Chesterfield

The market town of Chesterfield has lots of offer, Casa is 20 minute walk to the centre, there is a direct bus route or a short taxi ride is 5 minutes.

→ The unique ‘Crooked Spire’ Church
→ Market Days – Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Mondays
→ Pomegranate Theatre
→ Winding Wheel Theatre
→ Chesterfield Museum
→ Chesterfield Canal

Other small towns and villages near to Chesterfield which have a lot of historical interest as well as new attractions are listed below with their distance from Casa Hotel. Visit www.visitpeakdistrict.com for more information on the beautiful & interesting surrounding area.

Ashover

Distance from Casa Hotel – 8 miles

Home to the famous Ashover show in August every year. This quaint village is situated in the valley of the River Amber. Ashover is home to several country pubs and a 15th century church, along with the tale of a few ghosts including the Laughing Cavalier who supposedly haunts the Black Swan. Ashover has a great history dating all the way back to the Saxons who named the village Essovre (‘beyond the ash trees’).

Matlock, Matlock Bath, Cromford

Distance from Casa Hotel – 10 miles

Providing a variety of attractions for all ages, you can catch the train from Matlock through to Cromford and stop off to see the sights. Matlock bath the historic spa town, is now famous for attracting bikers, fish & chips & the illuminations in October & November time. Cromford is home to Sir Richards Arkwright’s cotton mills & the start of the high peak trail.

Eyam

Distance from Casa Hotel – 13 miles

Eyam is one of the best-preserved villages in the vicinity and is the famous ‘plague village’, which went into voluntary quarantine when the plague was imported from London in 1665.

Bakewell

Distance from Casa Hotel – 14 miles

Bakewell has one of the oldest markets in the area, dating from at least 1300. Markets are still held every Monday & the big event of the year is the annual Bakewell Show, which takes place the first Wednesday and Thursday in August and attracts many visitors.

Castleton

Distance from Casa Hotel – 18 miles

Castleton is an outstandingly pretty village situated at the head of the lovely Vale of Hope, a popular place for walkers & ramblers. Castleton has 4 underground show caves, all worth a visit, for their own interesting features. These are Blue John Cavern, Speedwell Cavern, Treak Cliff Cavern and Peak Cavern.

Buxton

Distance from Casa Hotel – 26 miles

The famous historic spa town of Buxton dates back to the roman times who were thought to have settled here around AD80 and built baths, the remains of which were excavated in the 17th and 18th centuries. Buxton has many other attractions including the Pavilion Gardens & Opera House.

Sporting Locations & Facilities

Ponds Forge International Sports Centre

Distance from Casa Hotel – 14 miles
www.siv.org.uk/ponds-forge/upcoming-ponds

Queens Park Leisure Centre

Distance from Casa Hotel – 2 miles
www.chesterfield.gov.uk/1316

Chesterfield Cricket Ground

Distance from Casa Hotel – 2 miles
www.chesterfield.play-cricket.com

Tapton Golf Club

Distance from Casa Hotel – 4 miles
www.taptonparkgolfclub.co.uk/wp/

Chesterfield Golf Club

Distance from Casa Hotel – 10 miles
www.chesterfieldgolfclub.co.uk

Matlock Golf Club

Distance from Casa Hotel – 4 miles
www.matlockgolfclub.co.uk