Why Five Wells


  • The views are magnificent
  • The air is so fresh – Five Wells is 1400 feet above sea level!
  • Part of the Peak District National Park
  • In the Derbyshire Dales


  • Within 300 yards of the site of the oldest Neolithic Chambered Tombs in the British Isles
  • The history is fascinating with some of the oldest dry stone walls in England
  • Evidence of a leadmining past
  • Overlooks the site of the famous Flagg Races


  • Our Drystone Walling courses are run by friendly local experienced people who share your passion for the conservation of the countryside and incorporate the skills of David Bagshaw of Caxterway Farm who has walled in the area for more than 20 years.

Places to visit:

  • the market town of Bakewell and the famous Spa town of Buxton are within 6 miles
  • Chatsworth House
  • Haddon Hall
  • Lyme Park
  • Castleton and the Blue John Mines
  • The Hope Valley
  • Eyam
  • Matlock Bath and the Heights of Abraham
  • Carsington Water
  • ……… Plus many others