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    Well Dressing, Sat 1 - Sat 8 Aug 2015, free entry

    Wingerworth Well Dressing

    Wingerworth Well Dressing


    Anne Knyhynyckyj

    07738 576884


    Derby Road,
    S42 6LX

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    date event
    Sat 1 - Sat 8 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 4 Well Dressings are at The Sheepwash, Hillhouses Lane

    Blessing Service
    Saturday 1 August 2015, 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)

    Telephone (public)

    Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 1 - Sat 8 Aug 2015 09:00 to 19:00


    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


    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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