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11 bizarre and unusual places to visit in and around Derbyshire

Are you looking for some out of the ordinary to do this weekend? Look no further...

Here's a rundown of some of the county's most unusual spots that are sure to make for a memorable experience.

The cliffs in the ravine contain several caves that were occupied during the last ice age. Hundreds of 'witches' marks' - including an entrance to 'hell' - were recently found in caves at the crags.

5. Creswell Crags

The cliffs in the ravine contain several caves that were occupied during the last ice age. Hundreds of 'witches' marks' - including an entrance to 'hell' - were recently found in caves at the crags.
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This deceiving "lagoon" is actually a toxic stew teeming with cars, carcasses, and rubbish... of course this didn't stop people going for a dip in the vibrant blue waters. So the town dyed it black.

6. Blue Lagoon of Buxton

This deceiving "lagoon" is actually a toxic stew teeming with cars, carcasses, and rubbish... of course this didn't stop people going for a dip in the vibrant blue waters. So the town dyed it black.
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This old jail building is ranked as one of the most haunted places in the UK. Derby Gaol and Police Museum is open every Saturday 11am til 3pm, apart from the last Saturday of every month.

7. Derby Gaol

This old jail building is ranked as one of the most haunted places in the UK. Derby Gaol and Police Museum is open every Saturday 11am til 3pm, apart from the last Saturday of every month.
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Above the sleepy village of Birchover is an unusual rock outcropping. The rocks contain a number of caves and various features to suggest they may have ritualistic origins.

8. Rowtor Rocks

Above the sleepy village of Birchover is an unusual rock outcropping. The rocks contain a number of caves and various features to suggest they may have ritualistic origins.
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