In & Around Dore

Although Dore village is a relatively small suburb of Sheffield (with a population of about 7,000) it has a rich and varied collection of amenities, shops, restaurants, societies and interest groups, as well as three churches, two church halls, three public houses with restaurants, a group GP practice, a dental practice, a chiropodist, a care home for the elderly and retirement apartments for the over 60s. 

Nearby open spaces include Dore Recreation Ground, Ecclesall Woods (with a picnic area) and Blacka Moor. 

Click here to view a map of Dore on Google Maps (link will open in a new window). 

Principal Events

The Dore Festival and Gala takes place every year for two weeks from late June to early July: see the separate entry under Annual Gala and Festival. 

The Dore Show takes place every year on the second Saturday of September. 

Schools and pre-school provision

Pre-school

Kingswood Day Nursery


Kingswood Day Nursery, based within the grounds of Dore Primary School, provides high quality childcare for children aged from six weeks to five years and is open Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 6.30pm all year round. They are flexible in accommodating individual needs and accommodating differing work schedules. The Nursery provides a caring and friendly atmosphere where children feel welcome, safe and are valued as individuals. Children are encouraged to develop a sense of self-worth, independence and a caring attitude towards others, with an emphasis on learning through play. Personal, social and emotional, communication and language and physical development are valued just as much as literacy and numeracy skills.
Contact Nicola Hall on 0114 235 3322.

First Steps Nursery School


First Steps Nursery School is based in Dore Old School and caters for children from the age of two years. It received an ‘Outstanding’ judgement from Ofsted in April 2013 which found that children make ‘excellent progress in all areas of their learning and development ’and ‘children are able to be fully creative and think critically...developing excellent communication and language skills’. Not only offering excellent nursery education, there is also the option of extended day care provision (for school-age children too) between 8am and 5.30pm each day, for a maximum of 45 weeks of the year.
Hours: 08:00 to 17:30
Located in Dore Old School
Tel: 0114 235 3801
Email: firststeps.ns@googlemail.com 

Tatty Bumpkin


Tatty Bumpkin offers Yoga-inspired activity classes for children aged two to five years old. The classes incorporate music, storytelling and simple yoga moves, developing creativity and increasing physical confidence by combining physical activity with breathing and relaxation. Activities are based around a doll called Tatty Bumpkin and in every class Tatty goes on an adventure. It could be in the Amazon rain forest or the South Pole or competing in the Rabbit Olympics! Classes finish with period of relaxation and a recap of the story. Classes are on Friday mornings (term time only) at 9.30am at the Dore and Totley United Reformed Church, Totley Brook Road. E-mail Liz Swann: sheffield@tattybumpkin.com to reserve a spot (£10 for a three week trial).


Tea, Talk and Tunes for Toddlers (4Ts)

Tea, Talk and Tunes for Toddlers (4Ts is a toddlers’ singing group held on Monday mornings in Dore Methodist Church from 10 o’clock. Children play with toys for about half an hour and then sing (with parents joining in) for about 25 minutes, finishing with “I’m for ever blowing bubbles” which they really enjoy. Then it’s time for drinks and biscuits, toddlers sitting on the floor and then playing with toys until 11:30.

All pre-school ages are welcome, with babies from about two months old and some toddlers who are four. Grandparents also bring their grandchildren and parents new to Dore really enjoy meeting other parents at 4Ts. Cost: £1.50 for a family.

The Kids Art Academy


The Kids Art Academy is an after school Art and Cooking Club held in Dore Old School every Monday during term time from 3.30pm to 5.30pm for children aged four to eleven. Established in 2008 by Hannah Pearson, an experienced Primary School Teacher and freelance artist, the Academy provides opportunities for children to develop their artistic and cooking skills in a fun and friendly environment. Each week the children cook something sweet or savoury to take for their tea and also do an art activity like fabric printing and learning to draw animals. Cost: £8 per week. Staff are DBS checked and experienced in working with children.

KAA also runs a walking bus from Dore Primary school, picking up from class at the end of the school day. Visit www.kidsartsacademy.co.uk, contact Hannah on 07967 653946 or email Hannah@kidsartsacademy.co.uk

Tootlepops


Mondays see lots of fun with singing at the Old School House in Dore with Tootlepops. Classes are at 09:45, 10:30 and 11:15. Each week children sing around a theme and they love puppets coming out of a bag to help with their songs, and have great fun with shakers. The most magical moment is when instruments are played: violin, concertina, ocarina, glockenspiel, melodica, whistle, recorder. The children love the sounds and listen entranced. Sessions finish with bubbles and a snack. Classes cost £20 for 5 consecutive sessions, with discounts for siblings, babies under 6 months and one-off session rates are available. A free trial session is offered. Contact Catherine on 07800 919449 or visit www.tootlepops.co.uk

Christ Church Dore Baby and Toddler Group


Christ Church Dore Baby and Toddler Group welcomes children from birth to pre-school, offering support and friendship to parents and carers and providing creative play for children. Run jointly by Mums from Dore and Totley Christian Fellowship and Christ Church Dore, a typical morning sees 30 to 40 parents and carers pay £1 to enjoy activities including a baby corner, a mini-slide, cars, happyland, playdough, and dressing-up, train and car tracks, jigsaws, sticklebricks etc. There is a craft activity, an optional story time and refreshments. Sessions close with singing. Thursday mornings during term time from 10:00am to 11:30am in the Parish Hall, Townhead Road. Contact Ann Scott on 0114 235 1087 or follow them on Facebook "Christ Church Toddlers". Website is at https://www.netmums.com/sheffield/local/view/baby-toddler/parent-toddler-groups/christ-church-dore-babies-and-toddlers


Schools

Rowan School


Rated "outstanding" by Ofsted, Rowan is a small, special school for primary aged children who have complex speech, language and communication difficulties. Many of the children have autistic spectrum disorders.
4 Durvale Court
Sheffield
S17 3PT
Tel: 0114 235 0479
Fax: 0114 235 0478
Website: http://www.rowanschool.co.uk/


Dore Primary School


Furniss Avenue
Sheffield
S17 3QP
Tel: 0114 236 8690
Email: enquiries@dore.sheffield.sch.uk
Website: http://www.dore.sheffield.sch.uk/
Headteacher: headteacher@dore.sheffield.sch.uk


King Ecgbert School


Totley Brook Road
Sheffield
S17 3QU
Tel: 0114 235 3855
Fax: 0114 236 2468
Email: enquiries@ecgbert.sheffield.sch.uk
Website: http://www.ecgbert.sheffield.sch.uk
Headteacher: Lesley Bowes 


Medical and Care Services

GP Services


GP services are provided by Carterknowle and Dore Medical Practice, a group practice with a team of health care professionals housed in a modern, well-equipped surgery with good facilities for the disabled including car parking, wheelchair access and toilet provision. (Click here to visit their website). 

The Co-operative Pharmacy

Townhead Road 
T: 0114 236 1028 
 Opening Hours:
Mon 09.00 - 17.30
Tue 09.00 - 17.30
Wed 09.00 - 17.30
Thu 09.00 - 17.30
Fri 09.00 - 17.30
Sat 09.00 - 13.00
Sun Closed
The Eye Place

28 Causeway Head Road

T: 0114 430 0028

W: www.the-eye-place.co.uk

Opening hours:

Mon 09.00 17.00

Tue 09.00 17.00

Wed 09.00 17.00

Thu 09.00 17.00

Fri 09.00 17.00

Sat 08.00 - 16.30

Sun closed

Opticians.

Dore Dental Care

27 Causeway Head Road, S17 3DR

T: 0114 236 8402

W: http://www.nhs.uk/Services/dentists/Overview/DefaultView.aspx?id=23776

Opening Hours:

Mon 08.45 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 19.00

Tue 08.45 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.15

Wed 08.45 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.15

Thu 08.45 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.15

Fri 08.45 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.15

Sat 08.30 - 11.00

Sun Closed

Jennifer Downing - Chiropodist


Townhead Road
Tel: 0114 236 2048
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday by Appointment
HPC Registered. 

Care for the Elderly


Ash House Residential Home
Ash House Lane
Sheffield
S17 3ET
Tel: 0114 262 1914
Fax: 0114 235 6107 

Retirement Apartments for the over 60s


Fairthorn
117 Townhead Road
Sheffield
S17 3AJ
Tel: 0114 2368646
Email: scheme.dore@mha.org.uk
Website: http://origin.mha.org.uk/retirement-apartments/retirement-apartments-24-hour-care/fairthorn/

Churches

There are three churches in Dore, an Anglican Church, a Methodist Church and a United Reformed Church. Details can be found through following the links:
Christ Church Dore - http://www.dorechurch.org.uk/
Dore Methodist Church - http://www.doremethodist.org.uk/
Dore & Totley United Reformed Church - http://www.doreandtotleyurc.org.uk/ 

Christ Church and Dore Methodist Church have halls which are available for hire and host a variety of community groups and activities. 

Dore Old School

Dore Old School dates from 1821 when the Dore School and Charity Lands Trust was established by various worthies (including the Duke of Devonshire) and about 40 acres of land was allocated at the time of the Dore enclosures, the income from which was to pay the schoolmaster. It ceased to be the village school in 1966 and was transferred to the ownership of Trustees who now manage it as a community resource. 

The Dore Village Society has its headquarters in the building, and the Old School is used regularly by art groups, Guides and Brownies, Bridge clubs, a luncheon club, Slimmingworld, ikebana, pilates, and is very popular for childrens parties. 

Lettings are handled by the Vicarage Office. 

Telephone: 0114 236 3335
Email: office@dorechurch.org.uk 

Shops and Services

In addition to the general shops and businesses in Dore, there are also two mobile fish merchants who visit the village on Thursday mornings. 

The mobile library service which used to visit Dore twice a week has now been withdrawn. Local libraries are at Ecclesall and Totley. There is also a Home Library services where books can be delivered to residents who are unable to visit their library, or having visited are unable to carry the books they have chosen. To find out if you are eligible for this service, please click here.

Food Outlets

Co-operative Group (Food retail / Mini supermarket)

Devonshire Terrace Road

T: 0114 236 1367

W: https://finder.coop.co.uk/food/store/S17-3EF/devonshire-terrace-road

 Opening Hours:
Mon07.00 - 22.00
Tue07.00 - 22.00
Wed07.00 - 22.00
Thu07.00 - 22.00
Fri07.00 - 22.00
Sat07.00 - 22.00
Sun07.00 - 22.00
General food store with beers, wines and spirits, tobacco, fresh bread baked daily and cash and PayPoint.



Hartley's Fruit Cabin (Greengrocer and fruiterer)

Church Lane 
T: 0114 236 6281 
W: https://en-gb.facebook.com/hartleysfruitcabin/
 Opening Hours:
Mon Closed
Tue 07.00 - 17.30
Wed 07.00 - 17.30
Thu 07.00 - 17.30
Fri 07.00 - 17.30
Sat 07.00 - 14.30
Sun Closed
Providing fresh fruit and vegetables daily to the general public and other local businesses. Home delivery service available.

Union Jack (Fish and Chip shop)

Townhead Road 
T: 0114 236 9840 
 Opening Hours:
Mon11.30 - 13.45 and 17.00 - 20.30
Tue11.30 - 13.45 and 17.00 - 21.00
Wed11.30 - 13.45 and 17.00 - 21.00
Thu11.30 - 13.45 and 17.00 - 21.00
Fri11.30 - 13.45 and 17.00 - 21.30
Sat11.30 - 13.45 and 17.00 - 20.30
SunClosed
Friendly atmosphere. Fresh fish daily.


Pubs, Restaurants & Cafes

Almas Restaurant

High Street 
T: 0114 262 0883 
W: www.almasindianbrasserie.com/
 Opening Hours:
Mon 18.00 - 23.30
Tue 18.00 - 23.30
Wed 18.00 - 23.30
Thu 18.00 - 23.30
Fri 18.00 - 23.30
Sat 18.00 - 23.30
Sun 18.00 - 23.30
"Best restaurant in Midlands" from British Curry Awards (5* rated)



The Devonshire Arms (Public House)

High Street 
T: 0114 235 1716 or 07971 258 001 
 Opening Hours:
Mon14.00 - 00.30
Tue14.00 - 00.30
Wed14.00 - 00.30
Thu14.00 - 00.30
Fri14.00 - 01.30
Sat14.00 - 01.30
Sun14.00 - 00.30
Quiz night on Wednesdays, live music on Thursdays, Sky TV (2 sky boxes). Outside catering, function room, weddings, christenings, birthdays, funerals, etc. services available.



The Dore Cafe

High Street 
T: 0114 236 4397 

W: https://en-gb.facebook.com/dorevillagecafe/

 Opening Hours:
Mon07.30 - 15.30
Tue07.30 - 15.30
Wed07.30 - 15.30
Thu07.30 - 15.30
Fri07.30 - 15.30
Sat07.30 - 15.30
SunClosed
Serving coffee, tea, breakfast, snacks, lunches, cream teas, etc. Outside catering service provided.



Dore Club

Townhead Road
E: chairman@doreclub.co.uk
E: secretary@doreclub.co.uk
E: president@doreclub.co.uk
E: steward@doreclub.co.uk
W: www.doreclub.co.uk
 Opening Hours:
Mon20.00 - 23.30
Tue20.00 - 23.30
Wed20.00 - 23.30
Thu20.00 - 23.30
Fri20.00 - 23.30
Sat20.00 - 23.30
Sun12:00 - 15:00 and 20.00 - 23.30

Dore Club is one of the last retreats where like minded gentleman can have a drink, a game of snooker, a game of cards or simply make new friends.

We currently have 130 members, mainly from Dore and Totley, but some from as far as Wales!

If you are interested in joining Dore Club then please come in and have a chat or contact one of the officers on the contacts page of our website.

Most of the time it's just us men having a drink and trying hard to put the world to rights. We do however have several functions throughout the year for family and friends. We have a Ladies Evening consisting of a Dinner Dance, barbecues several times a year and a bonfire on November 5th or thereabouts.



Dore Grill Restaurant Ltd

High Street 
T: 0114 262 0035 
E: liz.muino@btconnect.com
W: www.doregrill.co.uk
 Opening Hours:
Mon 12.00 - 14.30 and 18.00 - 21.30
Tue 12.00 - 14.30 and 18.00 - 21.30
Wed 12.00 - 14.30 and 18.00 - 21.30
Thu 12.00 - 14.30 and 18.00 - 21.30
Fri 12.00 - 14.30 and 18.00 - 21.30
Sat 18.00 - 21.30
Sun 12.00 - 15.00



Dore Moor Coffee Shop

Brick House Lane 
T: 07980 111 497 
 Opening Hours:
MonClosed
Tue09.30 - 16.00
Wed09.30 - 16.00
Thu09.30 - 16.00
Fri09.30 - 16.00
Sat09.30 - 16.00
Sun10:00 - 16:00
Menu includes homemade soup and quiche, beef stew and yorkshire puddings, sandwichs, toasties, salads, jacket potatoes, homemade scones, cakes and desserts (such as Bramley apple pie, egg custard, cheesecake and lemon meringue pie).



Dore Moor Inn (Public House)

Hathersage Road 
T: 0114 262 1031 
W: http://www.vintageinn.co.uk/restaurants/yorkshire/thedoremoorinndoresheffield
 Opening Hours:
Mon11.00 - 23.00
Tue11.00 - 23.00
Wed11.00 - 23.00
Thu11.00 - 23.00
Fri11.00 - 23.00
Sat11.00 - 23.00
Sun11.00 - 22.30
Children welcome and bookings available



Hare & Hounds (Public House)

High Street 
T: 0114 235 6623 

W: https://www.thehareandhoundsdore.co.uk/

 Opening Hours:
Mon 12.00 - 23.30
Tue 12.00 - 23.30
Wed 12.00 - 23.30
Thu 12.00 - 23.30
Fri 12.00 - 24.00
Sat 11.30 - 24.00
Sun 11.30 - 23.30
Real ales on tap - up to 6 different ales. Food every day 12.00 - 21.00. Children welcome until 21.00 every night. Dogs welcome in the top bar only.



Hairdressers and Beauticians

Dore Health & Beauty (Beautician)

Causeway Head Road 
T: 0114 235 2005 
E: info@dorehealthandbeauty.co.uk
W: www.dorehealthandbeauty.co.uk
 Opening Hours:
Mon09.00 - 19.00
Tue09.00 - 19.00
Wed09.00 - 20.00
Thu09.00 - 19.00
Fri09.00 - 17.00
Sat09.00 - 16.00
SunClosed
Offering beauty treatments and Clarins products for purchase.

Hair Plus (Hairdressers)

Townhead Road 
T: 0114 236 5701 
 Opening Hours:
MonClosed
Tue09.00 - 13.00
Wed09.00 - 16.00
Thu09.00 - 17.00
Fri09.00 - 17.00
Sat09.00 - 13.00
SunClosed

Jo & Kutz (Unisex hair salon)

Causeway Head Road 
T: 0114 236 4915 

W: www.joandkutz.co.uk

E: info@joandkutz.co.uk

 Opening Hours:
Mon 09.00 - 17.00
Tue 09.00 - 19.00
Wed 09.00 - 17.00
Thu 09.00 - 18.00
Fri 09.00 - 17.00
Sat 09.00 - 15.30
Sun Closed
Kirstine Allott and Haley Mangle new owners of Kutz Salon with over 37 years of experience.



Re-face and body (Beauty Salon)

High Street 
T: 0114 236 8989 
E: indulge@re-faceandbody.co.uk
W: www.re-faceandbody.co.uk
 Opening Hours:
MonClosed
Tue09.00 - 17.00
Wed09.00 - 17.00
Thu09.00 - 19.00
Fri09.00 - 18.00
Sat09.00 - 16.00
SunClosed
Re has a friendly atmosphere, where staff greet you warmly and are trained to make sure that your visit is a relaxing as possible. We look forward to welcoming you at Re, where a wide range of the latest treatments are available for both men and women.



Vivid (Hairdressers)

High Street 
T: 0114 236 6208 
 Opening Hours:
MonClosed
Tue09.00 - 15.00
Wed09.00 - 19.00
Thu09.00 - 17.00
Fri09.00 - 17.00
Sat09.00 - 14.00
SunClosed




Other Businesses and Services



Dore Moor Nursery (Garden Centre)

Brick House Lane 
T: 0114 235 0092
 Opening Hours:
MonClosed
Tue09.30 - 17.00
Wed09.30 - 17.00
Thu09.30 - 17.00
Fri09.30 - 17.00
Sat09.30 - 17.00
Sun10.30 - 16.30
Comprehensive selection of plants, composts and pots available, along with a wide range of sundries.

Kitchen Connections

30 Causeway Head Road

T: 0114 236 6933

W: www.kitchenconnectionsltd.com

E: info@kitchenconnectionsltd.com

Opening Hours:

Mon 09.30 - 17.00

Tue 09.30 - 17.00

Wed 09.30 - 17.00

Thu 09.30 - 12.30

Fri 09.30 - 17.00

Sat 10.00 - 17.00

Sun by appointment only

Dore's own kitchen showroom. Bespoke fitting service available.

Dore Service Station (Service and fuel station)

Townhead Road 
T: 0114 236 4691 
F: 0114 235 6581 
E: doregarage@btconnect.com
 Opening Hours:
Mon08.00 - 18.00
Tue08.00 - 18.00
Wed08.00 - 18.00
Thu08.00 - 18.00
Fri08.00 - 18.00
Sat08.00 - 13.00
SunClosed
Free local collection and delivery service. Valeting, tyres and puncture repairs.



Eadon Lockwood & Riddle (ELR) (Estate agents, chartered surveyors, lettings management agents, valuers)

Townhead Road 
T: 0114 236 2420 or 0114 276 1277 
F: 0114 235 1390 
E: info@elr.co.uk
W: www.elr.co.uk
 Opening Hours:
Mon10.00 - 16.00
Tue10.00 - 16.00
Wed10.00 - 16.00
Thu10.00 - 16.00
Fri10.00 - 16.00
Sat & SunClosed
Selling, letting and surveying "houses like yours" in Dore since about 1980.



Newfield Stables (Stabling for horses; Part & Full livery yard)

Newfield Lane 
T: 07916 935 620 
E: keir379@btinternet.com
 Opening Hours:
09.00-18.00 daily, if the gate is open, or by appointment.



Paper Moon (Card and gift shop)

High Street 
T: 0114 235 2800 
 Opening Hours:
Mon09.30 - 17.00
Tue09.30 - 17.00
Wed09.30 - 17.00
Thu09.30 - 17.00
Fri09.30 - 17.00
Sat09.30 - 17.00
SunClosed



Valerie of Dore (Florists)

High Street 
T: 0114 236 2168 
E: mail@valerieofdore.co.uk
W: www.valerieofdore.co.uk
 Opening Hours:
Mon08.30 - 17.30
Tue08.30 - 17.30
Wed08.30 - 17.30
Thu08.30 - 17.30 
Fri08.30 - 17.30* 
Sat08.30 - 17.00
SunClosed
* During Summer open until 18.30 on Fridays
Valerie of Dore now offers an online buying service. Flowers can be delivered locally and around Sheffield and North Derbyshire. Flower classes are available. Flowers for all occasions, Births, Birthdays, Weddings and Sympathies. Gifts, vases, ballooons, champagne and chocolates.



Whittington Goddard Associates Limited (Independent Financial Advisers)

Causeway Head Road 
T: 0114 235 1623 
E: enquiry@wg-associates.co.uk
W: www.wg-associates.co.uk
 

Opening Hours*:
Mon 08.30 - 17.00
Tue 08.30 - 17.00
Wed 08.30 - 17.00
Thu 08.30 - 17.00
Fri 08.30 - 17.00
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

*Weekend and out-of-hours available by appointment