image for Well in the Making item typeDore Well Dressing under Construction at Dore

    Well in the Making, Mon 30 Jun - Fri 4 Jul 2014, free entry

    Dore Well in the Making

    Dore Well in the Making

    Dore Finished Well Dressing

    Dore Finished Well Dressing




    Dore Road,
    South Yorkshire,
    S17 3JY

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    date event
    Mon 30 Jun - Fri 4 Jul Dore Well Dressing under Construction
    Sat 5 - Mon 14 Jul Dore Well Dressing


    Find out more about this ancient custom by watching the well dressers working on the dressing.

    Dore Scout & Guide Building, Rushley Road (S17 3EH)
    (from Devonshire Terrace Road walk past Co-op and turn right. Take 1st left on Rushley Road and Scout Hut is approx 100 yards down road on left). Parking is available in car park in front of Scout Hut.

    Nearest Tourist Information Centre
    Chesterfield (01246 345777/8)

    For further details see

    Cash PointCoach parties acceptedPostboxTelephone (public)

    Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Mon 30 Jun - Fri 4 Jul 2014 10:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 17:00
    Evening session 7 pm-9 pm


    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted.



    See location of Dore on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 384711  Lat: 53.23554 Long: -1.42613

    From North/South
    Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A61 signposted Sheffield). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco), select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (Little Chef), select middle lane and take 3rd exit (A61). Follow A61 for approx 4½ miles and, at roundabout, stay in left lane and take 1st exit. Keep in left lane and, at next roundabout take 1st exit (B6054). Pass Bradway post office then turn right onto Twentywell Lane. Follow road to its end. At junction turn right (see Dore station on right), then turn immediately left onto Dore Road.

    From East
    Take A617 to M1 motorway junction then follow directions from North/South.

    From West
    Take A623 to Calver (from Chapel-en-le-Frith). At Calver Crossroads traffic lights turn left (A625), then right (signposted Froggatt). Follow A625 through Froggatt, past Grouse Inn. At junction turn left (A625). Take right turn onto A625 (signposted Sheffield). At junction bear right (A625). Follow road for approx 1½ miles. Turn right onto Whitelow Lane (becomes Townhead Road). Follow road into Dore.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Sheffield station


    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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