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Apperknowle Well Dressing

Type:Well Dressing

Apperknowle Methodist Church
High Street
S18 4BD
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Apperknowle Well Dressing


This ancient custom is only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. There is one well to see at Apperknowle and this is only the third time the well has been dressed in the village.

Well Location
Methodist Church, High Street, Apperknowle (S18 4BD)

Blessing Service
Sunday 1 July 2018, 12 noon at Apperknowle Methodist Church

There will be refreshments available after the blessing on Sunday 1 July. Money donated will go to the RNLI

Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted.



  • Disabled access


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking - On street parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx. 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 3rd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). Follow road to Tesco roundabout, select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (Little Chef) select left lane and take 3rd exit (A61). Leave A61 by first slip road (Sheepbridge Trading Estate). At end of slip road turn left and, at roundabout , take 1st exit (B6057 signposted Unstone). Follow road to Unstone School and take first right turn after School (Crow Lane). Follow road passing Church and Unstone Grange and go straight on at crossroads (New Road). Follow road to T junction and Methodist Church is opposite.


From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway and take 3rd exit (A617). Follow road to Chesterfield then follow route from North/South


From West Take A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan), select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Stay in left lane and, at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout, select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61 then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Dronfield (2 miles)

Bus number 14 from Chesterfield town centre (only every 2 hours).



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