image for Well Dressing item typeMillthorpe nr Holmesfield Well Dressing at Millthorpe

Well Dressing, Fri 14 - Sun 23 Jul 2017, free entry

Millthorpe Well Dressing

Millthorpe Well Dressing


Mrs Glinis Denial

0114 262 1699


Cordwell Lane,
S18 7WH

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date event
Fri 14 - Sun 23 Jul Millthorpe nr Holmesfield Well Dressing


The ancient custom of Well Dressing is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. The picture is drawn on paper, the outline of the picture is then filled with clay. The paper is placed over and gradually removed as petals etc are inserted.

Well Location
At the bottom of Millthorpe Lane. (S18 7SA)

Blessing service
Friday 14 July 2017
7.30pm at the well site

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 14 - Sun 23 Jul 2017 09:00 to 19:00


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted



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Map reference: SK 314764  Lat: 53.28364 Long: -1.53048

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at Junction 29 and take 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 in 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 roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051). Follow road to Barlow (approx 3 miles). Continue through Barlow village into Millthorpe (approx 1½ miles).

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway. 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 2nd exit, turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane and turn right at traffic lights. Follow road straight on through all traffic lights. At roundabout select left lane and take 2nd exit passing multi storey car park on left. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051), then follow directions from North/South.

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Chesterfield station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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