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Holymoorside Well Dressing

Type:Well Dressing

Cotton Mill Hill
Holymoorside
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 7EG
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Holymoorside Well Dressing

About

Come and see the beautiful Well Dressings at Holymoorside!

Once the subject for the well dressing design is selected – an anniversary or celebration – the team meets to prepare the drawings. Flowers and other natural materials are donated from gardens in Holymoorside, and some are found in the hedgerows around the village. The well dressers in Holymoorside use whole flower heads and seed heads rather than individual petals to dress their well.

The village dresses 3 wells on the same site and the wells are floodlit.

Well location
Cotton Mill Hill, opposite the Recreation Ground (S42 7EG)

Blessing Service
Thursday 27 August 2020, 7pm at the well

Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted.
There will be photographs and information booklets also available to purchase on site..

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Season (27 Aug 2020 - 13 Sept 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 22:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 22:00

* The well dressing is open 24 hours. The main well is illuminated until 11pm.
Blessing Service
Thursday 27 August 2020, 7pm at the well

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 left lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at next roundabout take 1st exit (continuous lane). At traffic lights select middle lane and go straight on. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) take 2nd exit (A619). At next roundabout (Morrison's) select right hand lane and take 2nd exit (A619). Follow road for approx ½ mile and at traffic lights select left lane and go straight on (A619). Pass Brookfield School on right and continue for just over ½ mile then turn left (Holymoor Road, signposted Holymoorside). Follow road for approx 1 mile into village.  At the Bull's Head, turn left into Cotton Mill Hill.  The wells are on the right opposite the recreation ground.

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

From West Follow A619 towards Chesterfield. Pass Robin Hood pub on left and Highwayman Pub on right. Descend hill (road splits into 3 lanes). Pass petrol station on left and take next right signposted Holymoorside. Follow road for approx 1 mile into village. At the Bull's Head, turn left into Cotton Mill Hill.  The wells are on the right opposite the recreation ground.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 4½ miles away

Bus number 91 from Chesterfield town centre, approximately one per hour

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Saturday, 22nd August 2020 - Wednesday, 26th August 2020

'Barking' the designHolymoorside Well Dressing Under ConstructionSee the volunteers constructing the 2020 well dressings at Holymoorside! The village has 3 wells on the same site and the wells are floodlit. Venue - Loads Lane, near the foot of Cotton Mill Hill (S42 7EG).
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