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Chesterfield Parish Church/Crooked Spire

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Address: Church Way, Chesterfield S40 1XJ, England
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+44 1246 206506

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A lovely church with lots of history. Did the climb up to the bell tower and beyond to see underneath the crooked spire. Then out onto the parapet to look at the wonderful views... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely church with lots of history. Did the climb up to the bell tower and beyond to see underneath the crooked spire. Then out onto the parapet to look at the wonderful views over Chesterfield. Heard lots of information about the church whilst there. Would recommend to others, although not suitable for the lesser fit and able as very... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having seen the crooked spire on TV many times it was fascinating to see it "in the flesh" The Parish Church it sits on is a beatiful, very well maintained building, and well worth a visit.

Thank NorwichSteve
Colne, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you've driven anywhere near you've seen it and know it. Never seen a better - and 50 or 60 years ago went up it but today it was closed. Still it and the nearby shops are well worth walking round with a camera - on Easter Monday it was quiet with few people around - but the car parks... More 

Thank John B
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful church, well worth seeing, the view of chesterfield from the spire is beautiful, although you can only go up on certain days

Thank jennarose270186
sw uk
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit here, it is a large Church and the tower tour if you are fit enough was good. The stewards were friendly, helpful and knowledgable. Visiting on a bank holiday meant that there was extra tower tours and also someone playing the piano which added to the atmosphere. The flowers for Easter were also atractive

Thank willowSwUk
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,277 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 558 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Medieval church has an impressive interior and includes excellent stained glass, however, it is World famed because of the twisted Spire. The cause of this twist is thought by today's historian to relate to the lead that covers the structure twisting in the sunshine. Whatever the reason, the Spire, considered to have been added to the Tower in about... More 

Thank bsandrs
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is hard to miss when traveling through the region. Worth the time to stop off and take a closer look on foot.

Thank Outofthelaw
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited the spire several times as the building is amazing and there is so much history to it, every time I visit I see something different. I went on a tour up the spire costing approx £4 was the best £4 spent! Views when you get to the top are amazing! Deffo worth a visit!

Thank lou1234
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing else like it in Britain and much more impressive than any twistedspires on continent many of which are miniscule.

Thank RWB777
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48 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon Chesterfield by accident after I took the wrong bus from Derby :P Turned out to be a happy accident as I saw this gem.

Thank Nader A

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