image for Well Dressing item typeMillthorpe (Nr Holmsfield) Well Dressing at Millthorpe

    Well Dressing, Sat 12 - Sun 20 Jul 2014, free entry

    Millthorpe Well Dressing

    Millthorpe Well Dressing

    Millthorpe Well Dressing

    Millthorpe Well Dressing




    Mrs Glinis Denial

    0114 262 1699


    Cordwell Lane,
    S18 7WH

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    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. At Millthorpe, there is one well dressing on show and the well has been dressed since 1979.

    Well Location
    Outside Royal Oak Pub at junction of Millthorpe Lane and Cordwell Lane (B6051)

    Blessing Service
    Friday 11 July 2014, 7.30 pm outside the Royal Oak, Millthorpe Lane.

    Nearest Visitor Information Centre
    Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 12 - Sun 20 Jul 2014 09:00 to 19:00


    Free entry

    Donations gratefully received.



    See location of Millthorpe on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 314764  Lat: 53.28364 Long: -1.53048

    From North/South
    Leave M1 motorway at Junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep in right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051). Follow road to Barlow (approx 3 miles). Continue through Barlow village into Millthorpe (approx 1½ miles).

    From East
    Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway. Then follow route from North/South.

    From West
    Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit, turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane and turn right at traffic lights. Follow road straight on through all traffic lights. At roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit passing multi storey car park on left. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051), then follow directions from North/South.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Chesterfield station


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