image for Well Dressing item typeCutthorpe Well Dressing at Cutthorpe

Well Dressing, Fri 14 - Fri 21 Jul 2017, free entry

Cutthorpe Well Dressing 2016

Cutthorpe Well Dressing 2016


Main Road,
S42 7AP

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Fri 14 - Fri 21 Jul Cutthorpe Well Dressing


This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. There are 2 wells to see at Cutthorpe.

Well locations:
Junction of Main Road and Common Lane (S42 7AJ)
Car park of the ‘Three Merry Lads’ pub, children’s well (S42 7AJ)

Blessing Service: Friday 14 July 2017 at 6pm at Cutthorpe Institute (S42 7AJ)

Cream teas will be available on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 2017, 2pm – 4.30pm. There will also be a village Fete on Saturday 15 July 2017

On-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostbox

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 14 - Fri 21 Jul 2017 09:00 to 19:00


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted



See location of Cutthorpe on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 343735  Lat: 53.25739 Long: -1.48730

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow 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 to 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 the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts (The Highfield, Highfield Lane and the Nag's Head). At traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx 1 mile. At Four Lane Ends take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road into village.

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

From West
Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout take 1st exit. Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx 1 mile. At Four Lane Ends take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road into village.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Chesterfield station


  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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