image for Well Dressing item typeDore Well Dressing at Dore

Well Dressing, Sat 1 - Sun 9 Jul 2017, free entry

Dore Well Dresing 2016

Dore Well Dresing 2016


Dore Road,
South Yorkshire,
S17 3JY

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date event
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Jul Dore Well Dressing


This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. Before the county boundaries were moved in 1934, Dore was in Derbyshire but today it's in South Yorkshire and dresses one well.

Well Locations
Village Green - take road at side of Hare and Hounds Pub (Savage Lane) and Village Green is approx 200 yards down on left

Blessing Service
Sunday 2 July 2017 on Dore Village Green (S17 3GU)
Time to be confirmed

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedPostboxTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Jul 2017 09:00 to 19:00


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted.



See location of Dore 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 take 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), select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (Little Chef), select middle lane and take 3rd exit (A61). Follow A61 for approx 4½ miles and, at roundabout, stay in left lane and take 1st exit. Keep in left lane and, at next roundabout take 1st exit (B6054). Pass Bradway post office then turn right onto Twentywell Lane. Follow road to its end. At junction turn right (see Dore station on right), then turn immediately left onto Dore Road.

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

From West
Take A623 to Calver (from Chapel-en-le-Frith). At Calver Crossroads traffic lights turn left (A625), then right (signposted Froggatt). Follow A625 through Froggatt, past Grouse Inn. At junction turn left (A625). Take right turn onto A625 (signposted Sheffield). At junction bear right (A625). Follow road for approx 1½ miles. Turn right onto Whitelow Lane (becomes Townhead Road). Follow road into Dore.

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Sheffield station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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