- More info In 1979, two amateur divers arrived at Eccleston Delph, a water filled quarry near Chorley. Keen to explore the murky depth, the duo ascended into the cold water. Beneath the deep expanse, a little over 30 feet beneath the surface, is a sandstone ledge.
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Eccleston Delph Quarry. Description. Conditions. Dive centers (2) Diver reviews (2) Map (divesite + divecenters) Depth avg. 14m. Air / Surface temp. 1 - 27 ℃. Bottom / Water temp. 2 - 17 ℃.
Eccleston Delph Quarry. Also known as Eccy Delph, The Delph. LOG A DIVE . Water. Quarry (Fresh water) Features. Wreck, Wall. Depth. 10 m (avg) 20 m (max) Diver Level ...
Apr 08, 1995 · Eccleston Delph has been known as the Eccy Delph, or Hurst House Delph for the last century, and was mined by 12 local quarrymen producing stone for Blackpool Promenade and thin slates to cover the local barns and roofs. The Family of "Hurst" who originally owned and worked the Quarry, were well known in the area as Mr Hurst was Chairman of the ...
Eccleston Quarry is a mile south of Eccleston, Lancashire. It is also called Eccleston Delph and Eccy Delph (pronounced "ekky"). It is an old stone quarry that flooded. It is a popular site for scuba diving. Visibility is generally very poor and ropes have been strung between each underwater 'feature' to aid navigation, since traditional ...
Eccleston Delph - Home - Eccleston Delph. WE ARE OPEN FOR DIVERS, SWIMMERS & CAFE CUSTOMERS ONLY. WE ARE UNABLE TO ALLOW WALKING AROUND OR FISH FEEDING THE SITE AT THIS TIME. PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE UPDATED RULES BEFORE VISITING.