Wessington Well Dressing at Wessington
Well Dressing, Sat 1 - Mon 3 Jul 2017, free entry
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This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire. Wessington has natural wells on its main Village Green which were still used in the 1950's. It also has a Nature Reserve which is a Site of Special Importance as declared by English Nature. The village dresses 5 wells. Refreshments will be available all weekend at Christ Church and the Horse and Jockey pub.
Moses Well on Village Green (DE55 6DQ )
Jubilee Well on Village Green (DE55 6DQ)
Phillip’s Well on Village Green
Tea Well at Wessington Primary School, children (DE55 6DQ)
Outside Christ Church (DE55 6DP)
Saturday 1 July 2017
10am at Christ Church (DE55 6DP)
|Sat 1 - Mon 3 Jul 2017||10:00 to 17:00|
Donations gratefully accepted.
- Well Dressing Festivals
SK 384711 53.23554 -1.42613
Leave M1 motorway at junction 28 and take A38 signposted Ripley and Derby. Leave by 3rd slip road (approx 4 miles) and come up to roundabout. Take 3rd exit (A61 signposted Chesterfield). About 100 yards down road, turn left (A615 signposted Matlock). Follow road to traffic lights and turn right. Take first left turning 200 yards down road (A615). Follow road into Wessington (approx 1½ miles).
Follow A617 to motorway roundabout and take 1st exit (M1 south). Leave M1 at next junction (28), then follow route from North/South.
Follow A6 to Matlock. At roundabout take A615 signposted Alfreton. Follow A615 out of Matlock to Tansley (approx 2 miles). Continue on A615 through Tansley to Wessington (aprox 3 miles).
- Children welcome