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The Jungle

The Jungle Play Centre, East Midland's biggest & best soft indoor playcentre for children aged upto 11 years. Come play in our clean, safe, fun and fully air conditioned facility. Come enjoy a tea or a freshly ground cof... read more
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Poolsbrook Country Park

Pools Brook Country Park is located approximately 6 miles from Chesterfield and covers 180 acres. The country park boasts a visitor centre, children's adventure playground, cafe, picnic sites and four miles of trails of cycling, horse riding and walking a... read more
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Queen's Park

Queen's Park was opened in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. In its early days, the Park was a popular venue for rallies and demonstrations. When the Derbyshire Miners' Associatiion held their rally here at the end of the 1890s it h... read more
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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 Eart of Danby and Mr John D'A... read more
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Hardwick Estate: Stainsby Mill

A wonderful world of wheels and water. Come and explore how the curious cogs and machinery of a fully operational watermill work. Situated on the stunning Hardwick estate, the mill offers a vivid evocation of the workplace of a 19th-centu... read more
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Stone Edge

Stone Edge (pronounced 'Stanege' locally) is a pretty area of countryside with a stunning view across the valley to Chesterfield. It's possible to see the 'Crooked Spire' of Chesterfield's Parish Church in the distance and get a sense of how im... read more
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Hardwick Hall

An Elizabethan masterpiece Welcome to Hardwick, whose stunning houses and beautiful landscape have been created by a cast of thousands. It was the formidable Bess of Hardwick who first created Hardwick in the late 1500s, but it was Robert Symthson who ... read more
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Hardwick Old Hall

The re-modelled family home of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England, stands beside Hardwick New Hall which she had built later in the 1590s. Though the Old Hall is now roofless, visitors can still ascen... read more
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Sutton Scarsdale Hall

The imposing shell of a grandiose Georgian mansion built in 1724-29, with an immensely columned exterior. Roofless since 1919, when its interiors were dismantled and some exported to America: but there is still much to discover within, including traces of sumptuous plasterwork. Set ami... read more
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Avenue Washlands Nature Reserve

This wetland reserve consists of newly created reedbed, marsh, ponds and grassland in the valley of the River Rother on part of the site of the now decommissioned Avenue Coking Works. The new habitat was created in 2005 and a g... read more
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