Chesterfield Town Centre

Unique products and gifts including candles, soaps and cards on display in a Chesterfield shop

Independent shopping in Chesterfield town centre

Chesterfield town centre boasts many exciting attractions. The famous Crooked Spire is just one of them. The town centre offers a plethora of shopping experiences, including an array of independent stores, high-street brands, and bustling markets. Whether you’re looking for clothing, vinyl records, beer, books, home décor, or locally sourced food, you’re sure to find it here.

Take a stroll down the quaint medieval streets of The Shambles and discover unique independently owned shops. Alternatively, explore Vicar Lane Shopping Centre and The Pavements Shopping Centre, where you’ll find popular high-street brand names. And if you’re up for even more shopping, head over to Chesterfield Market, one of the largest open-air markets in the country.

Chesterfield town centre is currently undergoing significant transformations to enhance its already impressive features. A few of the exciting developments include revamping the historic marketplace, modernising Chesterfield Museum and Pomegranate Theatre, and creating a space for lively events and experiences. So, you’re likely to find something new every time you visit.

To make your shopping experience even more memorable, there are several speciality shops to explore. We’ve featured a handful of them below, so make sure you check them out!

Speciality shops in Chesterfield town centre

Three males enjoying a board game at a shop in Chesterfield

Feed your hobbies and interests with a visit to one of our friendly traders. Find board games, trading cards, collectables, and comics at Geeks Headquarters, pictured above. Also, head to StraightCurves for all your art and craft supplies or take part in a workshop. Whilst in town, you can even have a go beating the clock at Chesterfield Escape Rooms.

Looking for a gift or a treat for yourself? Pick up a cheese board and other tasty treats from Cheese Factor, and find beautiful jewellery at John Stevenson Jewellers or Adorn Jewellers. The Goldsmith Clinic offers aesthetic treatments and well-being products. Pick up greeting cards or products for special occasions from West Studios or Chesterfield Parish Church Gift Shop.

Decorating your home? Etienne Curtains and Blinds can help you dress up your windows. You might even be able to pick up a bargain for your home at the Ashgate Hospice Charity Shop.

More shopping in the heart of the town

Lady purchasing artisan bowl from a market stall in Chesterfield town centre

Here we’ve put together a selection of our favourite shopping spots across the town centre.

Chesterfield Market – Find a range of products at an exceptional value at one of our popular markets.

Chesterfield Market Hall – Friendly traders selling sweets, books, clothing, watches, gin and much more.

Vicar Lane Shopping Centre – An open-air shopping centre featuring independent retailers and high-street names such as H&M, Waterstones, Claire’s Accessories, River Island and New Look. The centre often hosts events around its big screen.

The Pavements Shopping Centre – Stock up on your beauty essentials, buy a new phone or simply browse around the shops – this indoor shopping centre has all you need, including Boots, WHSmith and more.

The Shambles – A collection of narrow medieval streets which are home to a range of independent traders offering beautiful gifts for those you care about.

The Yards – Find unique shops and cafes in this historic part of the town centre. Don’t forget to take a photo with the falcon and puppy.


A beautiful jewellery boutique nestled in the heart of the historic Shambles in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

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Specialising in all things creative, the business provides classes and workshops for adults and children, as well as freelance design consultancy.

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Chesterfield Escape Rooms

Chesterfield Escape Rooms has three different escape rooms available, for groups of up to 6 players of ages above 8, with lots of different activities to help your thirst for adventure and fun.

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