Chesterfield Holiday Cottages (3)
- 5 BR
- 5 BA
- Sleeps 10
7 night min stay
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With its famous crooked spire, the town of Chesterfield in the county of Derbyshire is the perfect location for those looking for either an activity packed adventure or a leisurely stroll through English history. A Chesterfield holiday rental house is the perfect base from which to enjoy many outdoor activities as well as discover more about the traditions and charm of the area.
Visitors on a Chesterfield holiday can indulge in a variety of pursuits including horse riding, cycling, fishing, swimming, tennis, golf, walking and hiking. With many historic buildings and its famed crooked spire on the St. Mary and All Saint’s Church, a Chesterfield holiday also offers great subjects for those keen on photography, painting or drawing.
One attraction that is a must-see and worth venturing away from your Chesterfield holiday rental house for is Hardwick Hall. Built in the 1590s by Bess of Hardwick, this large house is one of the most beautiful houses in England. It remains untouched since it was constructed and has six impressive towers that dominate the sky. Inside is a vast range of furniture, paintings, tapestries and exciting architecture spread over six floors.
A twenty minute journey south-east of Chesterfield brings you to the interesting town of Matlock Bath. Just south of its namesake, the vtown of Matlock, Matlock Bath has a lot of visitor attractions to enjoy. Amongst the things to see and do here is the Heights of Abraham, a hilltop park that is accessed by cable car. The park at the top of the hill gives stunning views of the town and the surrounding countryside. It is also possible to take tours of the mines and caverns located within the boundaries of the heights of Abraham Park. Also worth a visit is the very interesting petrifying well, which turns objects into stone within several months, giving it an eerie and magical feel.
Visitors on a Chesterfield holiday can expect warm summers and cold winters. The average daytime temperature during the summer months of July and August is 19°C. During the winter the months of December and January are particularly cold with an average daytime temperature of just 6°C. The wettest time of the year to visit Chesterfield is during the months of January and February when there is an average rainfall of 1 inch per month.
Travellers on a Chesterfield holiday can arrive at either Birmingham Airport (BHX) or East Midlands Airport (EMA), which are both an hour and a quarter’s journey from the town. Airlines that offer regular, affordable flights include Flybe, British Airways, BMI and Eastern Airways. Travellers can depart from a variety of UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), London Heathrow (LHR), Cardiff (CWL) and Belfast (BFS).