This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. In Cutthorpe, one well is dressed. In common with the well dressing at nearby Barlow, we dress our wells using whole flowers and seed heads rather than individual petals,
Junction of Common Lane and Main Road (on B6050), floodlit in the evenings
Car Park of Three Merry Lads' Public House
Friday 11 July 2014, 6.30 pm at Cutthorpe Institute (at junction of Main Road (B6050) and Common Lane)
Nearest Visitor Information Centre
Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)
|Fri 11 - Sun 20 Jul 2014||09:00 to 19:00|
Donations gratefully accepted.
Also at this Venue
Well Dressing Festivals
|Mon 5 May||Newborough Well Dressing at Newborough|
|Sat 17 - Mon 19 May||Etwell Well Dressing at Etwall|
|Sun 18 - Fri 23 May||Middleton by Youlgrave Well under Construction at Middleton by Youlgreave|
|Mon 19 - Fri 23 May||Monyash Well Dressing under Construction at Monyash|
|Mon 19 - Fri 23 May||Wirksworth Well Dressing under Construction at Wirksworth|
|Tue 20 - Fri 23 May||Brackenfield Well Dressing under Construction at Brackenfield|
SK 343735 53.25739 -1.48730
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow 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 to 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 the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts (The Highfield, Highfield Lane and the Nag's Head). At traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx 1 mile. At Four Lane Ends take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road into village.
Take A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.
Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout take 1st exit. Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx 1 mile. At Four Lane Ends take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road into village.
: 3 miles from Chesterfield station
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Children welcome