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Dronfield Woodhouse Well Dressing

Type:Well Dressing

Carr Lane
Dronfield Woodhouse
S18 8XF
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Dronfield Woodhouse Well Dressing


This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and springs with pictures made using only natural materials. A well has been dressed in Dronfield Woodhouse for almost 30 years.

Well Location
Town Well, Carr Lane (S18 8XF)
Well is on a grassed area which may be difficult to access in a wheelchair

Blessing Service
Friday 13 July 2018, 6.30pm at the well

Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted



  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select right 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 to next roundabout (approx 4 miles) select right hand lane and take 3rd exit (B6057 signposted Dronfield). At bottom of hill (approx 1 mile) turn right (B6056 Wreakes Lane). Go under bypass and follow Stubley Lane into Carr Lane.

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

From West Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) 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) select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A61), then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Dronfield, 1 mile away

Bus number 16 every 2 hours

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