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All about Well Dressing in the Derbyshire tradition


Pilsley (near Bakewell): Pilsley (near Bakewell) should not be confused with another Pilsley in Derbyshire, near Chesterfield.

Well Dressings

In 2023, there were two:

     Show Past Well Dressings

How to get there

Pilsley is located on the B6048 Bakewell to Chatsworth road, accessed from the A619 Bakewell to Baslow or the B6012 Baslow to Chatsworth roads.

CAR: use DE45 1UH for satnav
Reach the village by following the signs for “Chatsworth Farm Shop”. Turn into the village proper opposite the Farm Shop entrance. On street parking is usually possible, but on Saturday afternoon when part of the village green is closed off for the gala, you should use the car park provided.

BUS: Every day: hourly from Chesterfield and Bakewell.

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