The village of Clowne has a Tesco Superstore, which includes a petrol station, cafe and pharmacy, and Aldi, alongside plenty of local independent shops such as a bakery, antiques shop, and a fish and chip shop. In nearby Barlborough, there is a Costa Coffee and a Dobbies Garden Centre.
Clowne Leisure Centre offers a range of fitness classes and has recently been earmarked for a £4 million expansion to include a swimming pool, sauna and state of the art gym.
In nearby Chesterfield, you can enjoy high street shopping with big-brand names at the Pavements Shopping Centre and Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, or browse at the local produce at the newly-refurbished Market Hall, which is open six days a week. Chesterfield has a cinema and bowling alley, so you won't be short on entertainment.
There are several excellent eateries in Chesterfield, from Italian cafe-bar Calabria to the Old Post Restaurant, which offers classic and modern British cuisine in a traditional setting