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Well Dressing, Sat 27 Aug - Sat 3 Sep 2016, free entry

Foolow Well Dressing

Foolow Well Dressing


Jenny Vickers

01433 631254


S32 5QA

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Mon 22 - Fri 26 Aug Foolow Well Dressing under Construction
Sat 27 Aug - Sat 3 Sep Foolow Well Dressing


This ancient custom is unique to Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. In Foolow, wells have been dressed for over 30 years, this year, 2 well dressings will be on show. There will be one designed by the children and one designed and created by adults.
Refreshments will be served in the village hall 10.30am to 4.30pm each day the wells are on show and a flower festival in St Hugh's Church.

Well Locations
Both the wells are on the Village Green

Blessing service 1pm Saturday August 27th

Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Castleton (Tel: 01629 816572)

On-site cateringPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 27 Aug - Sat 3 Sep 2016


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted.



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Map reference: SK 193761  Lat: 53.28151 Long: -1.71198

Foolow is a small, picturesque village, situated in Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park, 2 miles west of Eyam and 6 miles North of Bakewell.


  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access