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St Ann's Well

A lovely well which always runs with the 'living waters' from the spring. It is free to fill your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
United Kingdom
Spa Water

Must see location in Buxton near to Opera House to pick up your free Buxton Spa Water suggest you... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Crescent, Buxton SK17 6DR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is always a supply of mineral water from the St Ann's Well. People come supplied with plastic bottles and fill them with the warm mineral water.

Thank 213maureenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really appreciate it that people can fill their water bottles for free and the amount of plastic that this saves. It’s cool that this is a historic landmark that is still working. The warmth of the water was off putting and I didn’t manage...More

1  Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely well which always runs with the 'living waters' from the spring. It is free to fill your own bottles with water. The water is slightly warm when it first comes out, and has a very slightly different taste to the Buxton water bought...More

Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Presented to the town in 1940, St Ann's Well is situated at the bottom of the Slopes, opposite the Crescent next to the Pump Room in Buxton. It provides a constant stream of spring water from the ground below at a temperature of 28 degrees...More

Thank Bubbles73uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely statue in front of the crescent, (currently being renovated). Free natural water, just bring along a bottle and fill it.

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This well is easily overlooked if you are not careful. We passed it early and so there wasn't the expected queues for water. The water tasted so nice and was really refreshing. Also the well is well maintained and clean.

Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed 15 August 2018

all the locals come here for free water. Buxton water in my opinion is one of the best bottled waters around but Nestle charge to much for it so to get it free is even better. And it is a nice looking well as well.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Must see location in Buxton near to Opera House to pick up your free Buxton Spa Water suggest you also visit the pump room and nearby shops and restaurants.

Thank kevinpreston11
Reviewed 10 July 2018

St Ann's Well is dressed for Emily Bronte this year with a representation of Cathy from Wuthering Heights. It looks absolutely wonderful! All credit to the creativity of whoever produced it. Thank you.

1  Thank nickystraughan
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A gorgeous part of the country - a drivers dream - Buxton town is beautiful, a coffee/café lovers paradise. Also plenty of quaint shops and charity shops. The fountain is unique too, and you can drink the water.

Thank chrissy b
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Kei E
27 October 2017|
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Response from Nat D | Reviewed this property |
The well was working normally in September - tasty water!
5 May 2017|
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Response from ABLIlkeston | Reviewed this property |
I agree with mya07 The Crescent is undergoing restoration but the Pavilion gardens are still open,have a good cafe and lovely to walk through.parking is good there too.