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  • Harpur Hill Quarry Wikipedia

    A quarry lake officially known as Hoffman Quarry but also known as the Blue Lagoon at the site became a tourist attraction owing to its vivid turquoiseblue coloration It has

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  • The poison Blue Lagoon It might look inviting but the

    Aug 12 2012 Lake in former limestone quarry measures pH 113 just less than ammonia at 115pH and bleach at 126pH Dangerous Families pitch up on the banks of the blue lagoon in Buxton

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  • The poison Blue Lagoon It might look inviting but the

    Aug 12 2012 The poison Blue Lagoon It might look inviting but the water is almost as toxic as bleach Water contains car wrecks dead animals excrement and rubbish but families still go in for a dip Lake

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  • Beauty spot health warning ITV News

    Aug 13 2012 its known as the Blue Lagoon but the flooded former quarry near Buxton hides a toxic secret Its so polluted that its almost as toxic as bleach

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  • Toxic Lagoon In Derbyshire ITV News

    Aug 15 2012 The blue lagoon near Buxton is actually a flooded quarry The water there looks similar to the clear blue seas you might expect to find in an exotic foreign location but that is because it

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  • Blue Lagoon of Buxton Travel Britain United Kingdom

    Aug 15 2018 The Blue Lagoon of Buxton isnt quite the paradise you might imagine based on the name alone as the picturesque blue waters here are actually not safe to swim in The quarry was used to extract limestone from the earth so theres a highly concentrated supply of lime there which is what makes the water so alkaline In 2013 the local

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  • Harpur Hill High Resolution Stock Photography and Alamy

    Blue Laggon Harpur Hill Quarry near Buxton Peak District Derbyshire Blue Lagoon Harpur Hill Hindlow limestone quarry in the Peak District at Earl Sterndale near to Buxton The century supplement to the dictionary of gardening a practical and scientific encyclopaedia of horticulture for gardeners and botanists cris and itsvariety

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  • the blue lagoon Derby Drone Photography

    Dec 07 2018 Signs close to the shoreline warn that not only is the water known to contain abandoned cars dead animals and human waste but it has a pH level of 113 compared with 126 for bleach and 115 for ammonia The Blue Lagoon Buxton The Blue Lagoon Buxton These images make up part of a project about abandoned quarries in the midlands

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  • Lockdown fines for Blue Lagoon offroad bikers from

    Feb 16 2021 Harpur Hill is the location of the notorious Blue Lagoon a disused limestone quarry lake which is known for having hazardous chemicals that could harm people in

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  • Lockdown fines for Blue Lagoon offroad bikers from

    Feb 16 2021 Harpur Hill is the location of the notorious Blue Lagoon a disused limestone quarry lake which is known for having hazardous chemicals that could harm people in its water

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  • Blue Lagoon of Buxton Derbyshire England Atlas

    Feb 20 2013 Harpur Hill Quarry a former limestone quarry in Derbyshire England is one such spot From 1835 to 1952 limestone was extracted from the site

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  • Blue Lagoon of Buxton Derbyshire England Atlas Obscura

    Harpur Hill Quarry a former limestone quarry in Derbyshire England is one such spot From 1835 to 1952 limestone was extracted from the site and processed to create quicklime a chemical

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  • Harpur Hill Quarry wiki TheReaderWiki

    Harpur Hill Quarry is a disused limestone quarry on Harpur Hill Derbyshire EnglandLimestone was extracted there from 1835 to 1952 for lime burning at lime kilns to produce quicklimeThe quarry was used by the Royal Air Force as a chemical weapons storage depot during the Second World War the largest such depot in the United KingdomAfterwards a number of captured German chemical

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  • Harpur hill blue lagoon Talk Photography

    Jul 19 2010 Theres a similarly coloured pool in a disused and closed off apart from a footpath through the middle quarry at Wirksworth again a Limestone quarry I recall being told it is a form of algae which gives this colour Think the information I might have learned at The National Stone Centre near Wirksworth Steve

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  • The Poisonous Blue Lagoon of Harpur Hill Buxton Amusing

    Jul 26 2013 From a distance an abandoned quarry at Harpur Hill in the English town of Buxton looks like a true paradise The water is a brilliant turquoise blue that looks like something from the Mediterranean Locals call it the Blue Lagoon But looks can be deceiving

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  • The Poisonous Blue Lagoon of Harpur Hill Buxton

    Jul 26 2013 The Poisonous Blue Lagoon of Harpur Hill Buxton From a distance an abandoned quarry at Harpur Hill in the English town of Buxton looks like a true paradise The water is a brilliant turquoise blue that looks like something from the Mediterranean Locals call it the Blue Lagoon But looks can be deceiving

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  • Warning over blue lagoon which is like swimming in bath

    Jun 02 2021 The Blue Lagoon at the disused quarry at Harpur Hill in Buxton Image FlickrSimon Harrod According to YorkshireLive Derbyshire Police have now issued a fresh warning urging people not to visit the area In May last year the force issued a warning after an estimated 2000 people travelled there during hot weather

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  • A man plunged into black poisonous water ORDO NEWS

    Jun 03 2020 On March 31 it was reported that the famous blue lagoon was repainted black to stop the flow of bloggers quarantining for photos After receiving reports of a massive violation of the ban Buxton police poured ink into the quarry The former quarry is a toxic dump

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  • Swimmers told stay away from Derbyshire quarry

    Jun 03 2021 Limestone quarrys blue hue has previously been dyed black to deter swimmers Derbyshire Police have warned of its hidden dangers and high alkaline pH levels Police have warned swimmers to stay away from a picturesque blue lagoon in the Peak District as its toxic waters have been described as a bath of bleach

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  • Police warn swimmers to stay away from Derbyshire quarry

    Jun 03 2021 Picturesque lagoons waters known as Harpur Hill Quarry called bath of bleach Limestone quarrys blue hue has previously been dyed black to

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  • Police warn swimmers to stay away from Derbyshire quarry

    Jun 03 2021 Police have warned swimmers to stay away from a picturesque blue lagoon in the Peak District as its toxic waters have been described as a bath of bleach The limestone quarry known as Harpur Hill Quarry in Buxton has been described as probably the most dangerous water in the UK owing to its high alkaline pH levels

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  • Urgent warning over blue lagoon which is like a bath full

    Jun 03 2021 The blue lagoon near Buxton is popular with daytrippers Known as Harpur Hill Quarry the limestone quarry near Buxton has been described as

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  • Swimmers told to avoid blue lagoon which is like bathing

    Jun 04 2021 Chemicals from the limestone quarry seeping into the water and turned it an appealing blue Pictures BPM Swimmers have been warned against taking a dip in a dangerous vivid blue lagoon

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  • Police warn away from blue lagoon of bleach Mail

    Jun 04 2021 Police warn away from blue lagoon of bleach Swimmers can be seen diving into the bright Blue Lagoon at Harpur Hill near Buxton which is highly toxic and contains dangerous obstacles beneath the surface TOM WATLING June 4 2021 12pm With its sparkling azure waters this picturesque blue lagoon in the Peak District would seem to be

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  • Dyeing a Blue Lagoon black

    Mar 03 2021 Not even a nationwide lockdown could stop Englands Instagrammers from flocking to a former limestone quarry in Harpur Hill whose bright blue waters have earned it the nickname Blue Lagoon So the police did what they could to stop visitors from coming They dyed it black

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  • blue lagoon buxton derbyshire The UK Scuba Diving

    Mar 25 2012 The only Blue Lagoon I am aware of is an organised site somewhere near Leeds with a silty bottom and max depth of around 6m never been there If a you say there is a dive site in Buxton with 40m depths I am certainly interested in finding out more

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  • British police dye Blue Lagoon black to deter tourists

    Mar 25 2020 In response the Buxton Police force revealed it had dyed black the normally opulent yet unnatural bright blue waters of the Harpur Hill Quarry nicknamed the Blue Lagoon

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  • Blue Lagoon of Buxton dyed black by UK police to deter

    Mar 29 2020 Alicia Lee CNN Published 29th March 2020 CNN Not even a nationwide lockdown could stop Englands Instagrammers from flocking to a former limestone quarry in

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  • Blue Lagoon of Buxton dyed black by UK police to deter

    Mar 29 2020 Not even a nationwide lockdown could stop Englands Instagrammers from flocking to a former limestone quarry with the nickname Blue Lagoon So police did what they had to do

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  • Police Buxtons Blue Lagoon wasnt dyed because of

    Mar 31 2020 High Peak MP Robert Largan commented There has been lots of really silly reporting about Buxtons blue lagoon flying about The water is dyed black regularly and nothing to do with coronavirus The water is so toxic that its dangerous to swim in because its an old limestone quarry

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  • Toxic quotBlue Lagoonquot lake in England dyed black to repel

    Mar 31 2020 It looks like the coronavirus concerns and lockdown arent enough to stop Instagrammers from getting their likes Because of this Blue Lagoon out of Buxton UK recently became black The former limestone quarry remained a popular pictureperfect place even during the lockdown so the police dyed it black to stop the people from visiting it

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  • Police in Buxton England Dye Blue Lagoon Black to Stop

    Mar 31 2020 The Blue Lagoon a former limestone quarry in Buxton England has become a tourist hot spot thanks to its bright blue watersand visitors were still flocking

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  • The Litmus Pool Panoramic view of what is called The

    May 13 2012 Panoramic view of what is called The Blue Lagoon at the disused quarry off Burlow Road Harpur Hill I know that folk swim in this in Summer but I really wouldnt fancy it myself Nothing lives in it either flora or fauna which cant be a good sign Its obviously highly alkaline down to it being in a limestone quarry

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  • Atlas Obscura 100 Wonders The Blue Lagoon of Buxton

    May 26 2016 The Blue Lagoon of Buxton looks like something that was plucked out of the Caribbean and dropped into the English countryside Its in an old limestone Corey thats been left abandoned and its filled in with this magical azra colored water people love to go swimming there

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  • Hundreds ignore warning about toxic Derbyshire quarry

    May 26 2020 Hundreds of people ignored warnings to stay away from a former quarry and its toxic pool it has been claimed The water at Harpur Hill in Buxton Derbyshire dubbed the Blue Lagoon

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  • Quarry guard suffers heart attack Buxton Advertiser

    May 28 2020 News Crime Quarry guard suffers heart attack after row with teen mob in search of Blue Lagoon A security guard suffered a heart attack after being confronted by a gang of 30 aggressive teenagers trying to break into Buxtons Dove Holes Quarry

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  • The poison Blue Lagoon in Buxton Derbyshire Hmmm

    Oct 14 2012 Lake in former limestone quarry measures pH 113 just less than ammonia at 115pH and bleach at 126pH They call it the Blue Lagoon and people come from far and wide to cool off in its clear waters Yet the flooded former quarry is so polluted that its contents are almost as toxic as bleach

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  • UK Police Dye Blue Lagoon Black to Stop Visitors Engoo

    This isnt the first time the town of Buxtons police dyed the lagoon black it was first done in June 2013 as a way to stop people from swimming in it The lagoon is actually a pool of water near an old quarry that isnt used anymore

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