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VISIT | Look up the Maypole at Wellow | Nottinghamshire

The Wellow Maypole on the Green
The Wellow Maypole on the Green

A look at the famous maypole on the village green at Wellow

One of a few remaining Maypoles in the country

A fun visit to the old heritage of Britain particularly on May Day when sometimes the May Dancers and the May Spirit frolic once more in this Nottinghamshire place

A pleasant village green easy to just pop in if you're passing

The skies above the village green
The skies above the village green

"...the fact that there is still a Maypole here..."

Description |

The Maypole at Wellow is synonymous with May Day. A sight that was once common place but is now fewer so that village greens like the one at Wellow in Nottinghamshire is a view worth seeing; even if perhaps it is now May Day.

The 17 metre high permanent maypole is the centre piece to this village's festivities once a year where a May Queen is crowned and the village is seen in its most splendid finery. The roots of which lie in the 19th century. But even then, once the village festival has occurred, it still remains a pretty and interesting village to potter around on a breezy afternoon.

Directions and Map |

Find Wellow off the A616 south of Ollerton and the maypole on the village green

Longitude: -0.999258

Latitude: 53.18843

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