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Stoney Cove

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Address: Stoney Cove Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DW, England
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+44 1455 273089
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Welcome to Stoney Cove the UK's National Diving Centre. Diving first...

Welcome to Stoney Cove the UK's National Diving Centre. Diving first started here around 1960 and as the sport gained popularity Stoney Cove was developed into the amazing underwater adventure park it is today. Why not learn to dive today in our fantastic centres heated dive pool.

Much work has taken place to keep Stoney Cove at the forefront of dive training and it is recognised as the benchmark for other centres to follow. The Centre includes a heated indoor training pool, superb conference rooms, a fantastic dive store full of great dive gear at very competitive prices and a super public bar and restaurant called Nemo's as well as the underwater features.

At Stoney there's always something going on so check our website regularly for the latest news.

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Good food

Went here for dinner. Big portions and cooked well. Great activities to do during the day and great views while eating especially when it's all lit up at night

Reviewed 1 week ago
StephM01
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner. Big portions and cooked well. Great activities to do during the day and great views while eating especially when it's all lit up at night

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just getting back into diving after a few years out of the sport. Was lovely to come back to Stoney, last here in the late 80's. Nice to see new attractions in the water and the 'new to me' shop building looks good. Vis was good too!

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Thank nicholasprice240348
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite places on a hot day because you can sit facing the water and where people scuba dive The place has a lot of history to it because a plane went into the water here and quite a few people have died at stoney cove because it has been in the newspapers It was also... More 

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Thank hols256
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little place to have a drink and something cheap to eat and watch the divers. Great in the summer very open space. Food and drink isn't to expensive and okay selection.

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Thank Wendy Isobell S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited a few times. It isn't world class and it isn't abysmal; it's somewhere in between. On a nice summers day it feels as though you're on holiday by the water. It can get very busy though so be prepared to wait. The food and drink selection isn't fantastic and the decor is dated but it's a unique restaurant... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Whilst the quarry and the underwater feature are excellent, the top side facilities are less than adequate for divers. Parking is rather difficult. There is no benches to helps diver kitting up. Cafe on site is a hole in a wall, nowhere to sit indoor. There is a pub but drysuit date not allowed in. All the above could easily... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a well organised scuba diving centre. It has a well stocked scuba shop called underwater world. They can also service all your equipment. There is a pub that serves excellent food The quarry is well laid out with many wrecks - helicopter, tank, ship and submarine. There are many training courses on offer. An excellent place to start... More 

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Thank IanPullen
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went to qualify for Advance open water certification. Some great sites to dive and see with Nemo's nautilus, old van and old quarry equipment. Nice pub and shop selling all you need for diving. Well managed and presented site

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very lovely pleasant surroundings pity it's not got more tables and chairs to sit outside . Food okay drinks good prices .. not very wheelchair friendly at all such a shame

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been here as an experienced open water swimmer and a learner Ocean Diver. If you get here and the vis is good, its just awesome. On a good vis day, as a swimmer I have seen the cockpit from the surface (10m) and also the Nautilus (6m) - but I was there a few weeks ago as a learner... More 

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