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Old Whittington Well Dressing - CANCELLED

Type:Well Dressing

Church Street North
Old Whittington
S41 9QP
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Old Whittington Well Dressing


The well dressing is located on The Green so that people can see it from the main road and at the Gala Day on Saturday 27 June 2020.

A group of 12-14 ladies work five solid days to do the picture. There has been a well at Old Whittington since 1984.

Reflections are available from the stalls at the Gala including hot dogs, burgers and candy floss. Tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes are available from the Swanwick Memorial Hall and proceeds go to the Gala Committee who’s 2020 chairities are the Derbyshire, Leicetershire and Rutland Air Ambulance and Chesterfield Cancer Relief UK.

Well Locations
The Green, Old Whittington (S41 9QP)
Main well plus three children’s wells at this site

No blessing service held


Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted



  • Disabled access


  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select right-hand lane and take 4th exit (A61). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (James Cycles) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (B6052). Go under bridge and follow the road up hill into Old Whittington. Pass the row of shops on the right and take the next left into Church Street North. The well is on ‘The Green’ at the top of the hill on the left hand side.

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

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

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Chesterfield, 2½ miles away

Bus 25, 50 or 50A from Chesterfield town centre

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