This ancient custom is almost only found in Derbyshire and is the art of decorating springs and wells with pictures made from natural materials. Bollington is just over the border in Cheshire but the village has been dressing wells for several years. You will find 5 dressings on show.
Greg Fountain, Flash Lane, Bollington
In Nat West Bank car park on Ashbrook Road
Memorial Gardens between Palmerston Street and Water Street
In garden of house at top of Pool Bank car park
Crow Lane, Bollington
Saturday 6th July 2013, 11.30am at Greg Fountain, Bollington Cross.
Visitors are welcome to watch the well in the making from 3rd to 5th July from 10am - 4.30pm at the Cricket Pavilion, Adlington Road, Bollington.
Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Buxton (Tel: 01298 25106)
Donations gratefully accepted
|Sat 6 - Sat 13 Jul 2013|
Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10
See location on Google maps.
Off A523 north of Macclesfield
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : Macclesfield station
|Wed 3 - Fri 5 Jul 2013||Bollington Well Dressing under Construction|