image for Well Dressing item typeCoal Aston Well Dressing at Coal Aston

    Well Dressing, Sat 5 - Wed 9 Jul 2014, free entry

    Coal Aston Well Dressing

    Coal Aston Well Dressing

    Coal Aston Methodist Church

    Coal Aston Methodist Church

    Coal Aston Village Hall

    Coal Aston Village Hall

     
     

    Address

    Eckington Road,
    Dronfiled,
    Derbyshire,
    S18 3AT

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    Details

    This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and may date back as far as the Celts, or even earlier. In Coal Aston, one well is dressed.

    Well Location
    'The Pond' on Eckington Road, opposite the Royal Oak Pub and the Village Hall (A61 to Dronfield, B6056 to Coal Aston)

    Blessing Service
    Saturday 5 July 2014, 2pm Opposite Coal Aston Village Hall.

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

    Cash PointOn-site light refreshmentsPostbox

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 5 - Wed 9 Jul 2014 09:00 to 19:00

    Prices

    Free entry

    Donations gratefully accepted.

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Coal Aston 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 follow 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) take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (Little Chef) take 3rd exit (A61). Follow A61 to next roundabout (approx 4 miles) and take 2nd exit B6057. At next roundabout take 3rd exit B6158 (Dyche Lane) towards Coal Aston. After passing BP garage turn left at mini roundabout (Eckington Road) into village.

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

    From West
    Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. Stay in left lane but, at roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) take 2nd exit (A61), then follow route from North/South.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Dronfield station

    Facilities

    • Cash PointCash Point
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
     
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