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Well Dressing, Sat 6 - Sat 13 Aug 2016, free entry

Wingerworth Well Dressing

Wingerworth Well Dressing


Anne Knyhynyckyj

01246 273571


Derby Road,
S42 6LX

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date event
Sat 6 - Sat 13 Aug Wingerworth Well Dressing


This ancient custom is almost unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. There are 3 wells on show in Wingerworth.

Well Locations

All 3 Well Dressings are at The Sheepwash, Hillhouses Lane

Blessing Service

Saturday 6th August 2016, 10.30 am at The Sheepwash, Hillhouses Lane (S42 6RB)

Crafts and refreshments available at the Sheepwash and Salem Chapel on Saturday 6th August only. Both are signposted as are the Well Dressings.

Nearest Tourist Information Centre

Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)

Telephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 6 - Sat 13 Aug 2016 09:00 to 18:00
Gate locked at 6pm but well dressings still on display.


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted



See location of Wingerworth on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 383685  Lat: 53.21218 Long: -1.42794

From North/South
Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (A61 signposted Derby). At 1st set of traffic lights (McDonalds) go straight on (A61). Go straight on at next 2 sets of traffic lights and pass Esso petrol station on left. Take 3rd turning on right after Esso station into Longedge Lane. Follow road for approx ½ mile into Wingerworh vilage.

From East
Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield . At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights go straight on. When carriageway divides select right hand lane and, at roundabout take 3rd exit. At next roundabout (traffic light controlled) select right hand lane and take 3rd exit (A61 signposted Derby), then follow route from North/South.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Chesterfield station


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