Coal Aston Well Dressing at Coal Aston
Well Dressing, Sat 5 - Wed 9 Jul 2014, free entry
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Well Dressing Festivals
|Mon 5 - Sun 11 May||Newborough Well Dressing at Newborough|
|Sat 10 - Wed 14 May||Waingroves Well Dressing at Waingroves|
|Thu 15 - Fri 16 May||Swanwick Well Dressing at Swanwick|
|Thu 15 - Fri 16 May||Swanwick Well Dressing under Construction at Swanwick|
|Sat 17 - Mon 19 May||Etwall Well Dressing at Etwall|
|Tue 20 - Fri 23 May||Brackenfield Well Dressing under Construction at Brackenfield|
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.
'The Pond' on Eckington Road, opposite the Royal Oak Pub and the Village Hall (A61 to Dronfield, B6056 to Coal Aston)
Saturday 5 July 2014, 2pm Opposite Coal Aston Village Hall.
Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)
|Sat 5 - Wed 9 Jul 2014||09:00 to 19:00|
Donations gratefully accepted.
SK 384711 53.23554 -1.42613
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.
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.
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.
: 1 mile from Dronfield station
- Cash Point
- On-site light refreshments
- Children welcome
- Disabled access