Wingerworth Well Dressing at Wingerworth
Well Dressing, Sat 2 - Sat 9 Aug 2014, free entry
Also at this Venue
Events at this Venue
Well Dressing Festivals
|Mon 5 May||Newborough Well Dressing at Newborough|
|Sat 17 - Mon 19 May||Well Dressing at Etwall|
|Tue 20 - Fri 23 May||Brackenfield Well Dressing under Construction at Brackenfield|
|Sat 24 - Mon 26 May||Brackenfield Well Dressing at Brackenfield|
|Thu 29 May - Wed 4 Jun||Well Dressing at Tissington|
|Sat 14 - Thu 19 Jun||Disley & Newton Well Dressing at Disley|
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.
All 3 Well Dressings are at The Sheepwash, Hillhouses Lane
Saturday 2 August 2014, 10.30 am at The Sheepwash, Hillhouses Lane (S42 6RB)
Crafts and refreshments available at the Sheepwash and Salem Chapel. Scarecrow competition and walk.
Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Chesterfield (Tel: 01246 345777/8)
|Sat 2 - Sat 9 Aug 2014||09:00 to 19:00|
Donations gratefully accepted
SK 383685 53.21218 -1.42794
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.
Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.
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.
: 3 miles from Chesterfield station
- Telephone (public)
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Smoking not allowed