Barrow Hill Roundhouse Museum, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Britains only surviving operational Roundhouse Engine Shed
Railway Museum and Historical Roundhouse at Barrow Hill, Derbyshire

A Detailed illustration of the Roundhouse site at Barrow Hill, Chesterfield


How to find us

Travelling by car...

If travelling by car, there is is plenty of FREE parking on site. Please use the clearly signed public entrance on the left hand side of Campbell Drive, approximately 100m from the junction with Station Road. Please do not use the commercial entrance to the site or residents' parking spaces in and around Barrow Hill. Thank you for your cooperation..

Barrow Hill is located in the centre of the country just off junction 29a or 30 of the M1 motorway.

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre, Campbell Drive, Barrow Hill, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S43 2PR.

Sat Nav code S43 2PR


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Travelling by train...

The nearest main line railway station is at Chesterfield

Train Routes:

On special event days only there is a FREE bus service from the railway station to Barrow Hill via Chesterfield town centre.
Alternatively there is a taxi rank at the train station.

Travelling by bus...

Stagecoach service 90, buses run from Chesterfield (New Beetwell Street) to Barrow Hill every 30 minutes from 0640 - 1740 Monday to Friday and 0710 - 1740 on Saturday. A Sunday service operated by TM travel.

On special event days only there is a FREE bus service from the railway station to Barrow Hill via Chesterfield town centre.
Alternatively there is a taxi rank at the train station.


Travelling by coach...

Near the Roundhouse are two low bridges of heights of 13ft, and 10ft 3inches unsuitable for most coaches. The following routes avoid these bridges.

Directions from Chesterfield
Go on the Rother Way/ A61. Follow Rother Way/ A61 and A619 to Eckington Rd / B6053 in Staveley. From here, follow onto Hall Lane before turning left onto Station Road and right onto Campbell Drive.

Directions from Sheffield
Take the A57. Follow A57 to roundabout at B6053 and follow this to A6135. Re-join B6053 to a right turn into Hall Lane.

From M1 Junction 30
Take the A616 exit to Newark/ Chesterfield. Follow A616 to the second roundabout where you will take the 4th exit onto Chesterfield Rd/ A619. Continue to follow A619 until the roundabout, then take the 2nd exit onto Eckington Rd/ B6053. Continue onto Hall Lane. Turn left onto Station Road. Turn right onto Campbell Drive.

From 29A M1
Continue onto the Enterprise Way. At the first roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Erin Rd/ A6192. Follow the A6192 to the next roundabout where you will take the 1st exit. At the following roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Hall Ln. Turn left onto Station Rd and Turn right onto Campbell Drive.

 

Entry by donation.
Charges apply on special event days.
Cafe available for food and refreshments.
Please visit our shop selling railway memorabilia and souvenirs.

Our opening hours are Saturdays and Sundays 10.00am-4.00pm. Closed Monday to Friday, including Bank Holidays.

There is a diversion in place due to a road closure at Junction 29a of the M1; this will add approximately 10 minutes to your journey time if you use this route to reach the Roundhouse. This diversion will be in place until 31st March 2015.