image for Well Dressing item typeWhaley Bridge Well Dressing at Whaley Bridge

Well Dressing, Sun 26 Jun - Sun 3 Jul 2016, free entry

Whaley Bridge Well Dressing

Whaley Bridge Well Dressing


Mrs R.J Kellock

01663 733393


HIgh Peak,
SK23 7LU

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 18 - Sat 25 Jun Whaley Bridge Well Dressing under Construction
Sun 26 Jun - Sun 3 Jul Whaley Bridge Well Dressing


This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs or wells with pictures made from natural materials. Wells have been dressed in Whaley since the millennium as a thanksgiving for water. This year 5 wells will be dressed.

Well locations
By side of Transhipment Shed, Canal Basin
Blessing Service
Sunday 2.30pm 26th June at Tom Brads Croft, Canal Basin

Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Buxton (Tel: 01298 25106)

Cash PointDisabled accessDisabled toiletsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 26 Jun - Sun 3 Jul 2016 10:30 to 16:30


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted



See location of Whaley Bridge on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 012816  Lat: 53.33176 Long: -1.98268

On the A6 north of Buxton

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Whaley Bridge station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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