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Great for divers.

As a non-diver Stoney Cove has limited attraction apart from the lovely view. But, it is very... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Nice Summer Evening

Great place for a beer or meal with view over the cove, and watch or partake in diving during the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Roger M
Stoney Stanton, United Kingdom
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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...more
Stoney Cove Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DW, England
+44 1455 273089
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor food in Nemo's - the garlic bread would have sunk in the lake ! As non divers - we won't be going again

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It disappoints me to write this but after Wednesday's experience I feel that is very little else that can be done , after returning from previous dive trip where I arrived and asked for membership and entry on the gate , which the guy said...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

After a failed visit at a previous pub we stopped off here for some food , the kids loved looking out at the lake and the food was delivered fast and tasted very good it’s very reasonable priced aswell. We will definitely visit again

Thank ajx3
Reviewed 20 July 2018

As a non-diver Stoney Cove has limited attraction apart from the lovely view. But, it is very peaceful and there are ducks to feed ( with proper duck food, never bread). It is interesting to watch the swimmers and divers. There is a pub, Nemo's...More

1  Thank Gillyhasbean
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I have just spent the past 2 days at Stoney Cove with my 14 year old son whist he completed his PADI Open Water Divers course. What an amazing place, the weather was amazing which helped and as for my sons dive experience he loved...More

1  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent day out. We enjoyed a full day of diving in the lake followed by a snack meal in the pub can't fault the place what a great setup for diving. Safety is amazing and a fast response fortunately not required on that occasion but...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Happened to be staying in the area for business and took a pot shot chance and looked at a map and discovered this lovely place. In a landlocked area of the country, this is an undiscovered gem whereby you can relax whilst the lapping sound...More

1  Thank Steve N
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Great place for a beer or meal with view over the cove, and watch or partake in diving during the day. Nice for a cold beer in the evening as the sun goes down over the water.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Great place for diving. Joined as member. Staff are knowledgeable and always willing to help. Flooded Query full of interesting things to explore

Thank jayne h
Reviewed 4 April 2018

A very safe place to learn to SCUBA dive. There is a 7m shelf ideal for open water students then you can progress to the 22m area with lots of stuff to keep you amused. Viscount cockpit, "Nautilus Submarine" and a genuine Elizabethan shipwreck lay...More

3  Thank Paul J
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3 August 2018|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, from what I understand general swimming is not allowed in the lake.
Alicja K
19 January 2017|
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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if Stoney Cove will hire equipment to just anybody. I'm a Divemaster and have hired equipment from them for others that have forgotten or damaged their equipment. Don't forget that you will need a buddy... More