About Chesterfield


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Why Chesterfield?

If you’re looking for a perfect location and quality of life for you and your family, look no further than Chesterfield.

Rated the 2nd best place in the UK to raise a family, and the happiest place to live in the East Midlands, our town has so much to offer. Whether you’re looking for a bustling market town or a picturesque village, Chesterfield boasts mix of contemporary and traditional housing.

Living in Chesterfield and the surrounding area is affordable too! According to Rightmove, the average house price in Chesterfield is at least £10,000 cheaper than Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.

Check out our top 5 reasons why families are choosing to relocate to Chesterfield.

Great Location

Chesterfield from Eastmoor

The town is perfectly located in the centre of the country. It has excellent transport links to nearby towns and cities. Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham can all be reached easily within an hour, and London can be reached in under two hours by rail.

For those looking for an active lifestyle, Chesterfield is surrounded by the stunning Peak District National Park. Furthermore, there are several Green Flag award-winning parks and green spaces to spend time with family and friends.

Keeping busy

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There’s also so much on offer in the town to keep you busy. If you’re a foodie or enjoy a bit of retail therapy, living in Chesterfield will provide you with a brilliant range of independent shops, bars and restaurants. Not to mention our historic market!

You’ll also be able to take in a show at the Winding Wheel Theatre, or enjoy the latest film at the town’s multiplex cinema. For sport lovers, Chesterfield FC offers a fantastic family atmosphere, and the town hosts professional cricket on a number of occasions each summer.

Find out about all the upcoming events in the town here.

Our pedestrian-friendly town centre includes the iconic and world-renowned Crooked Spire at the Parish Church of St. Mary and All Saints. The beautiful Chatsworth House is just on the outskirts of town too.

Estate agencies in Chesterfield

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To find out about the latest available properties across Chesterfield, check out our local estate agents:

Mortgage 1st are Chesterfield-based mortgage advisors who work with many local estate agencies.

Shopping Chesterfield Market


Shopping in Chesterfield is an enjoyable experience both in the town centre and on Chatsworth Road and Whittington Moor.

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Learning in Chesterfield - Parkside School


We know how important it is to be based somewhere with great educational opportunities & facilities. Check out the choices for Learning in Chesterfield.

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Places to Visit

There are plenty of places to visit in Chesterfield and something for everyone - from family friendly activities to a memorable night out.

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