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Whitwell Well Dressing Under Construction

Type:Well in the Making

1st Whitwell Scout and Guide HQ
Recreation Ground
Whitwell
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 4TP
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Tel01909 723092

Claying the board

About

An ancient custom that's only found in Derbyshire. At its simplest, well dressing is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. The best way to find out how we do this is to come along and watch us at work.

Venue
1st Whitwell Scout and Guide HQ, Recreation Ground, off Welbeck Street (S80 4TP)

Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted

Facilities

Children

  • Children welcome

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 30 and take A616 (signposted Worksop). At roundabout take 1st exit onto A619 (signposted Worksop). Follow road and pass Van Dyk Hotel on right. Continue on A619 for approx 1½ miles then turn right onto B6043 and follow road approx ½ mile to The Square. Bear left onto Hangar Hill (which becomes Welbeck Street), follow road for just over ¼ mile and turn right to Recreation Ground.

 

From East Follow A619 from Worksop (towards Chesterfield). Pass Half Moon Inn on right. Continue on A619 for approx ¼ mile and turn left onto B6043. Follow road approx ½ mile to The Square. Bear left onto Hangar Hill (which becomes Welbeck Street), follow road for just over ¼ mile and turn right to Recreation Ground.

 

From West Take A619 from Chesterfield (towards Worksop). Pass through Brimington, Staveley and Barlborough. Continue on A619 and pass Van Dyk Hotel on right. Follow road for approx 1½ miles then turn right onto B6043 and follow road approx ½ mile to The Square. Bear left onto Hangar Hill (which becomes Welbeck Street), follow road for just over ¼ mile and turn right to Recreation Ground.

Public Transport Directions

Neares train station Whitwell

Bus 77 from Chesterfield town centre twice per hour

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