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Buxton water

This is the same water that the famous Buxton company uses that you can buy in most shops... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Jen_Andy_Lawson
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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 7 September 2018
Eccentric87
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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely monument, free Buxton drinking water. Water nice and warm. Meant to have healing properties. A must visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slothmonkey1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can drink the spa water for free. It is a little warm but it's spring water supposed to have healing powers. It's great if you want water for an dog as it's free and plentyful. It's nice to cup your hands and drink from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidTWinfield
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lovely monument . Running drinkable water . Found a local chap filling multiple bottles from the tap . Said it was the only water he drank - well it’s Buxton water after all . Sold every where .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leohalifax
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Nice little piece of history dispensing Buxton water 24/7 sometimes there's a queue. It's all part of the historic Spa.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is the same water that the famous Buxton company uses that you can buy in most shops. Strangely when you taste it, it’s warm - but this is because of the underground thermals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Constantly running water available to drink for health improvements, wonderful. Everybody tried it!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tripod73
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 2 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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!
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632martin
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.
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