Holy well
A holy well or sacred spring is a spring or other small body of water revered either in a Pagan or Christian context, often both. Holy wells were frequently pagan sacred sites that later became Chris...
St Kentigern's Church, Caldbeck
St Kentigern's Church, Caldbeck (or St Mungo's Church), is in the village of Caldbeck, Cumbria, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Carlisle, the archdeaconry of Carlisl...
Church of Saint Menas of Samatya
Saint Menas (Greek: Ἄγιος Μηνάς , pr. Ágios Minás; Turkish: Ayios Minas Kilisesi) is a Greek Orthodox Church in Istanbul.The edifice was built in 1833 near an early Christian Martyrion of the...
Chapel of the Holy Well
17°4′0.75″E / 48.2473694°N 17.0668750°E / 48.2473694; 17.0668750Chapel of the Holy well is a chapel located in Marianka, Slovakia, upon the rumoured miraculous stream. The str...
Nagbahal
Nagbahal is located 27°40′34″N 85°19′27″E / 27.676013°N 85.324185°E / 27.676013; 85.324185 at the heart of the city of Lalitpur in Kathmandu Valley, in Nepal. Around 5000 peopl...
Kiltubrid
Kiltubrid is a civil parish in the barony of Leitrim, County Leitrim, Ireland. The name of the parish (Irish: Cill Tiobraid) translates as "the Church of the Well", a reference to the ancient chu...
Ashaig
5°49′44″W / 57.247°N 5.829°W / 57.247; -5.829Ashaig (Scottish Gaelic: Aiseag, referring to a ferry) is a small township, situated adjacent to Upper Breakish and Lower Brea...
Elder Well
The Elder Well is a holy well located at Blymhill Marsh, close to the village of Blymhill, Staffordshire. It can be found among Elder trees on the north side of the Holy Well plantation. The well is a...
Dupath Well
4°17′17″W / 50.499°N 4.288°W / 50.499; -4.288Dupath Well (Cornish: Fenton Hynsladron Eng: 'Robber's Path') is a nearly intact wellhouse, constructed of local granite, buil...
Roman Baths (Bath)
The Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing.The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street...
Chapel of St Non
The Chapel of St Non is located on the coast near St David's in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. Held by tradition to mark the birthplace of St David, the ruin cannot be accurately dated but is unusual in t...
Waconda Spring
Waconda Spring, or Great Spirit Spring, was a natural artesian spring located in Mitchell County, near the towns of Glen Elder and Cawker City in the U.S. state of Kansas. It was a sacred site for Na...
Lady Well
The Lady Well is a holy well in Glasgow in Scotland.When Christianity came to Britain, pagan holy and healing wells were aggressively rededicated to the Virgin Mary and other saints while remaining pl...
Malvern Wells
2°19′56″W / 52.078479°N 2.332357°W / 52.078479; -2.332357Malvern Wells is a village and civil parish near Great Malvern in the Malvern Hills District of Worcestershire, Engl...
Life-giving Spring
The Mother of God of the Life-giving Spring or Life-giving Font (Greek: Ζωοδόχος Πηγή, Zoodochos Pigi, Russian: Живоносный Источник) is an epithet of the Holy Theotokos that originated with her revela...
Pilleth
Pilleth is a small village south of Knighton in Powys, Wales. It is the site of the ancient church and holy well of St. Mary’s which stands on Bryn Glas Hill overlooking the River Lugg, as it makes it...
Knocklyon
Knocklyon (Irish: Cnoc Lín) is a suburb of Dublin in Ireland. It is on the southwest of the city, and just north of the foothills of the Dublin Mountains.
The M50 motorway divides Knocklyon, w...
St Clether
4°32′06″W / 50.630°N 4.535°W / 50.630; -4.535St Clether is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated on the east flank of Bodmin...
St Oswald's Well
There are a number of holy wells dedicated to St Oswald.These include:
Serra Springs (California)
Serra Springs is California Historical Landmark #522. It is located on the campus of University High School in Los Angeles, California, USA. The springs, called Kuruvungna by the native Gabrieleno Ton...
Tel Be'er Sheva
Tel Be'er Sheva (Hebrew: תל באר שבע‎) is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba. It lies east of the modern city of Beersheba and w...
Urðarbrunnr
Urðarbrunnr (Old Norse "Well of Urðr"; either referring to a Germanic concept of fate—urðr—or the norn named Urðr) is a well in Norse mythology. Urðarbrunnr is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in...
Thornton in Craven
2°08′35″W / 53.932°N 2.143°W / 53.932; -2.143Thornton-in-Craven is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is approx 1,740 feet (530&...
Sacred Cenote
88°34′04″W / 20.687708°N 88.567694°W / 20.687708; -88.567694The Sacred Cenote (Spanish: cenote sagrado, "sacred well"; alternatively known as the "Well of Sacrifice") refe...
Mo Ling
Mo Ling, also named Moling Luachra, was the second Bishop of Ferns in Ireland and has been said to be "one of the four great prophets of Erin". His feast day is 17 June.
According to a manuscript ...
Kings Newton
Kings Newton is a village in South Derbyshire. The Holy well (pictured) was constructed around 1660, but has been refurbished at the end of the twentieth century.
Unlike many villages in Derbyshir...
St Mungo's Church, Bromfield
St Mungo's Church, Bromfield, is in the village of Bromfield, Cumbria, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Solway, the archdeaconry of West Cumberland and the diocese of...
Chedworth
1°55′31″W / 51.8075°N 1.9254°W / 51.8075; -1.9254Chedworth is a village in Gloucestershire, England, in the Cotswolds and is known as the location of Chedworth Roman Villa, ad...
Durrow Abbey
Durrow Abbey is a historic site in Durrow, County Offaly in Ireland. It is located off the N52 some 5 miles from Tullamore. Largely undisturbed, the site is an early medieval monastic complex of eccle...