Clowne local area guide

Originally an industrial and mining town, Clowne has developed and evolved to become a popular area with a strong community.



The town benefits from having a large Tesco and also a large Aldi, both located close to Clowne’s high street. Close by is also a Wilko for all your homewares and outdoor living needs, a pharmacy and a vet. 

In the town centre, there are a number of local, independent shops as well as places to eat and drink. In addition, you can find hair and beauty salons, an optician and a smaller convenience store. 

Serving the community is the warm and friendly Clowne community centre. There are organised weekly activities as well as a lounge bar. It also has a large function room which is available to hire for private, community or corporate events.



Around Clowne town centre there are a variety of bars and pubs. Well known is the cosy Elm Tree Pub, which is under a 10 minute drive away and serves fresh, homemade food. For British comfort food and carvery menu, The Treble Bob is family-friendly and located near the M1.

Close to the town centre, is Balborough Country Park, offering large, green open spaces for walks and also Balborough Links Golf Club comprising of a 9 hole golf course and 8 peg fishing lake. 

Just over a 10 minute car ride away from Clowne is Bolsover Castle, with extensive scenic grounds and fantastic views over Derbyshire, the castle makes a great place to visit. There is also a cafe that offers hot drinks to sweet treats.



Clowne has great road links and is only a couple of miles away from Junction 30 of the M1, in one direction it leads to London and in the other to Leeds. 

Chesterfield Train Station is 9 miles from Clowne and has regular, daily services to major cities including Sheffield, London St Pancras, Leeds and more.

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