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Well Dressing, Sat 20 - Fri 26 Aug 2016, free entry

Taddington Well Dressing 2006

Taddington Well Dressing 2006


Mrs Janet M Quier

01298 85396


SK17 9UD

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date event
Mon 15 - Fri 19 Aug Taddington Well Dressing under Construction
Sat 20 - Fri 26 Aug Taddington 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. In Taddington 3 wells are dressed. Flower festival in the church with home made refreshments and stalls.
The theme of bothe the well dressing and flower festival is 'our literary heritage'

Well Locations:
St Michael’s Churchyard
High Well (some distance outside the village but signposted)
Hamlet of Blackwell (1 mile down the road off the B6049, signposted)

Blessing service
20th August 10am onwards at Blackwell Well, High Well and the Churchyard

Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Buxton (Tel: 01298 25106)

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 20 - Fri 26 Aug 2016


Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted



See location of Taddington on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 143711  Lat: 53.23682 Long: -1.78689

Taddington lies on the former A6 road between Buxton and Bakewell, in the Derbyshire Dales district. To the east, the A6 runs through Taddington Dale, while Taddington Moor lies to the west.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Buxton station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted