This ancient custom is usually only found in or around Derbyshire. Although Gee Cross is in Cheshire, the village has been dressing wells since 2000. The first event was held to bring the community together and now the whole village looks forward to the dressing of 6 wells.
Booth’s Well, next to the Grapes Hotel
Arnold Well, middle of Joel Lane
Slateacre Well, Joel Lane (30 yards from Arnold Well)
Opposite Stables Restaurant – Guides, Brownies
Car Park entrance to Sam Redfern Green, Stockport Road
Sunday 14 July 2013, around 2.00pm (after the parade) in Hyde Chapel, Knott Lane
Nearest Tourist Information Centre
Buxton (Tel: 01298 25106)
Donations gratefully accepted.
|Sun 14 - Sat 20 Jul 2013|
Municipal Buildings, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK14
See location on Google maps.
The A540 from Stockport to Mottram-in-Longdendale passes straight through Gee Cross Village.
Nearest station : 2 miles (3.2 kms) from Hyde station
|Wed 10 - Fri 12 Jul 2013||Gee Cross Well Dressing under Construction|