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Well Dressing, Sat 15 - Sun 23 Jul 2017, free entry

Ault Hucknall Well Dressing

Ault Hucknall Well Dressing


Mike Tye

01246 850608


Ault Hucknall,
Doe Lea,
S44 5QH

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 15 - Sun 23 Jul Ault Hucknall Well Dressing


This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. A picture is created using only natural materials. One well is dressed at Ault Hucknall but another village nearby shares the same well dressing dates - Rowthorne. These wells have been dressed for more than 30 years.

Refreshments available in Ault Hucknall Church and the Young Vanish Inn at Glapwell.

Well Location
Ault Hucknall - outside St John the Baptist Church, under the ancient yew tree in the Churchyard (S44 5QH)
Rowthorne – near Pear Tree Barn on Rowthorne Lane (S44 5QQ)

Blessing Service
Sunday 16 July 2017
Approximately 11am at St John the Baptist Church (S44 5QH)

On-site cateringOn-site light refreshments

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 - Sun 23 Jul 2017 09:00 to 19:00


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted.



See location of Ault Hucknall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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

Leave M1 motorway at Junction 29 and take A6175 (signposted Clay Cross). Follow signs to Hardwick Hall but do not enter the estate. After passing Stainsby Mill, continue left up Hodmire Hill for approx ½ mile and Ault Hucknall Church is on left.

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 2nd exit A6175, 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 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. When carriageway divides, select right lane and, at roundabout, take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select left lane and take 2nd exit (A617). Follow road to junction with M1 motorway (approx 4 miles) and, at roundabout, select right lane and take 5th exit (A6175). Then follow route from North/South.

Parking: free


  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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