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

    Well Dressing, Sun 28 Jun - Sun 5 Jul 2015, free entry

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing

    Whaley Bridge Well Dressing

    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 20 - Sat 27 Jun Whaley Bridge Well Dressing under Construction
    Sun 28 Jun - Sun 5 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
    Tom Brads Croft, Canal Basin
    Uniting Church, Market Street
    Whaley Bridge Primary School, Buxton Road
    Trinity Church, Buxton Road
    Taxal & Fernilee Primary, Macclesfield Road

    Blessing Service
    Sunday 2.30pm 28th June at Tom Brads Croft, Canal Basin

    Nearest Tourist Information Centre
    Buxton (Tel: 01298 25106)

    For further details see

    Cash PointDisabled accessDisabled toiletsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sun 28 Jun - Sun 5 Jul 2015


    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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