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Derbyshire Well Dressings

Well dressing, also known as well flowering, is a tradition practised in some parts of rural England in which wells, springs and other water sources are decorated with designs created from flower petals. The custom is most closely associated with the Peak District of Derbyshire and Staffordshire. James Murray Mackinlay, writing in 1893, noted that […]

Devonshire Arms as a base to visit the temporary exhibition of 12 unique sculptures

Stunning sculptures come to Chatsworth

For the first and only time, Chatsworth Park – a short walk from The Devonshire Arms – will be the home to a temporary exhibition of 12 unique sculptures and art installations. The exhibition, which will be free to visit and will run from 9 April-1 October 2022, is called Radical Horizons: The Art of […]