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Upper Langwith Well Dressing

Type:Well Dressing

Holy Cross Church
Upper Langwith
NG20 9RE
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Upper Langwith Well Dressing


This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. Upper Langwith began dressing wells in 1992 to keep up the tradition in Derbyshire and now dress two wells.

Well Locations
Holy Cross Church (NG20 9RE) – 2 dressings, one made by children

Blessing Service
Thursday 12 July 2018 at Holy Cross Church, Rectory Road (NG20 9RF)
Time to be confirmed

Guide Prices

Admission free, donations gratefully accepted



  • Disabled access


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted

Opening Times

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Follow A60 south from Worksop or north from Mansfield. At Cuckney follow A632 west through Langwith. Once through Langwith take 1st left towards Shirebrook (on sharp right hand bend). Then take 1st right fork (unclassified road) and Church is set back from road on right.


From East Follow A616 west from Ollerton to junction with A60. Turn south on A60 towards Mansfield and, at Cuckney, take A632 west through Langwith, then follow route from North/South.


From West Follow A632 east from Chesterfield to Bolsover. Continue following A632 through Bolsover and Hillstown to staggered crossroads with traffic lights. Turn left and immediately right to continue on A632. Follow A632 for just over 1 mile and take right fork signposted Shirebrook. Follow road, passing Devonshire Arms pub on right, then take 1st left fork, follow road for approx 1 mile and Church is set back from road on left.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station Langwith Whale Thorns, 1½ miles away

Bus number 23 from Mansfield, two per hour

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