6 things almost everyone in Chesterfield will have done by the age of 40

Like most towns, growing up in Chesterfield means there's certain things many people will have in common.

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 10:47 am
Updated Thursday, 29th November 2018, 12:00 pm

Here we've taken a look at six of the things most people in Chesterfield will have done by the time they're 40.

The Brampton Mile was a stretch of pubs approximately a mile long where a night out would include one drink in each. How much you could remember afterwards was a whole other story though!
It's our town's best known landmark but the Crooked Spire doesn't half cause confusion with people from outside the area who frequently stop and ask us why it's bent.

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Back in the day, no night out in Chesterfield was complete without a visit to the Beach Bar, home of the famous speedboat. Many a memory was made in the bar while we enjoyed a drink or two and a dance.
"Mum, dad, please can I have a go on the train? Pleeeaaaassseee?" A popular sight in Queen's Park, a ride on the train is part of everyone in Chesterfield's childhood.
Well they do say you can't have too much of a good thing! Whether it's a quick lunch time fix, or a desperate hangover cure, Greggs has been in town helping feed us all for years.
You meet someone from "down south" on holiday but they have no idea where Chesterfield is so you just revert to your default position - 'oh it's near Sheffield'.