Devils bridge

Diving the River Lune as it passes by Kirkby Lonsdale makes an excellent drift dive. The river is not particularly deep but is full of trout, eels and even the occasional salmon.

Divers can see trout, eels and sometimes occasional salmon as they swim down the river. There are different grasses which can be seen.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 4 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • River

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Capernwray (Jackdaw Quarry)

Capernwray is the North-West’s inland dive site frequented by many divers and schools. Tends to open at weekends and from thursdays in the winter and on wednesdays through to evening in the summer.

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Bailiff wood

Situated on the East side of Coniston Water, and approx/ one mile south of Brantwood House. Bailiff Wood offers depth progression to the beginner. There is a shelf at 6-7m with a cliff to the west of the entry point dropping sharply to 28m continuing more gently to 35m. Slight current can be found.

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Brown Howe

Entering the site from Brown Howe car park down a narrow track, enter the water from the shore. The bottom is muddy and gently slopes down to 6 m. It then progresses down to 30 metres

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Wastwater, England’s deepest natural lake. Situated in the Lake District National Park this lake formed in a glacial valley 60m above sea level. It is 4.8km long, 500m wide and reaches depths of 79m at its deepest point. The lake is owned by the National Trust and is a popular tourist destination.

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Eight Acre Lake

Eight Acre has a maximum depth of 14m which is ideal for most training courses, and provides good opportunities for recreational dives. There are several training platforms at varying depths around the lake if needed for training. There are 2 deep entrances to the lake as well as a slope with railings.

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Vivian

Vivian Dive Site is an old slate quarry, located in the stunning Snowdonia, Llanberis. The dive site itself offers a maximum depth of 18m, making this the perfect location for novice divers, as well as the more experienced. Facilities include: Confined water training cage, changing rooms, classroom, kit hire.

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Harvey Hadden Sports Village Pool

The pool at Harvey Hadden Sports Village is the main training pool. Measuring 25m by 25m and with a maximum depth of approx 4m, it provides plenty of space for dive training groups to spread out and a lot of space for swimming.

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Divemaster Scuba completed its brand new purpose build diving pool in August 2022. It is the ultimate place to learn to dive, Freedive, Mermaid, Snorkel or have fun in the water. The pool is 10m in Diameter and 4m in depth. The training platform is 1.6m and offers a great shallow water area for developing skills.

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Farne Islands

The Farne Islands are famous for a colony of 4.5 thousand grey seals and teeming with life on the many varied dive sites. Most of the sites are around the outer Farnes with wrecks and reefs to explore.

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Dosthill Quarry

Dosthill Quarry is a Spring fed, fresh water lake at the heart of Dosthill in Tamworth. Easily accessible from the M42 and the M6 Opening times:-Thurs - 1300 - 2100, Friday - 1300 - 2100, Saturday- 0700 - 1600, Sunday - 0700 - 1600. Last entry is 90 minutes before closing time.

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