Chesterfield will once again host a finish of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour as Stage 4 returns to Derbyshire in 2017.

Stage 4 of this year’s OVO Energy Women’s Tour will be a loop in and around Chesterfield and Derbyshire as the peloton tackle the Peak District once again.

Stage 3 of The OVO Energy Women’s Tour finished in Chesterfield last year, where Lizzie Deignan made her decisive move into the yellow jersey. With another arduous day of climbing guaranteed, you can be sure that this stage will once again be crucial to who will be crowned the 2017 Champion.

Chesterfield 

Home to the world-famous Crooked Spire church, the historic market town of Chesterfield has lots to offer for residents and visitors alike.

There is the traditional market place with market days held each Monday, Friday and Saturday. There is also a flea market each Thursday and special markets including farmers’ market and artisan market held monthly.

Events coming up include: the Medieval fun day on Tuesday 25 July, the well dressing from 9 to 16 September and the market festival from 26 to 29 October. For more information, visit: www.visitchesterfield.info.

The Chesterfield Borough Council-run Market Hall reopened in 2013 after a £4 million refurbishment.

Chesterfield is great for shopping with Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, the Pavements Centre and small, independent shops in the Yards and the Shambles areas.

The Pomegranate Theatre and the Winding Wheel offer a wide variety of shows, to book, visit: www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.

Chesterfield Borough Council opened the new £11.25 million Queen’s Park Sports Centre in 2016 with an eight-lane swimming pool, 96 station gym, personalised gym programme and regular fitness classes. With similar activities on offer at the Healthy Living Centre in Staveley, there are plenty of opportunities for people to get fit and active.

Chesterfield also boasts five Green Flag award-winning parks including Queen’s Park, Holmebrook Valley Park, Poolsbrook Country Park and Eastwood Park in Hasland.

Queen’s Park plays host to two first class matches featuring Derbyshire County Cricket Club during the Chesterfield Festival of Cricket from 3 to 6 July, visit www.visitchesterfield.info to book.