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Stoney Cove

Stoney Cove Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DW, England
+44 1455 273089
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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 today
Gillyhasbean
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Leicestershire
Great Experience

I have just spent the past 2 days at Stoney Cove with my 14 year old son whist he completed his... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy T
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Ipswich, England, 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 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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Stoney Cove Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DW, England
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Reviewed today

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Wendy T
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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

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 11 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

Thank Steve N
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Reviewed 10 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
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Reviewed 3 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
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Reviewed 3 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

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I stayed at Bosworth Hall for my birthday and Stoney Cove was recommended as the nearest wild swim. It was great to know it was doggie friendly as my sister brought her Staffy Eddy who was adored by lots of scuba divers. Loved the friendly...More

Thank Juliet T
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I took my 13-year old son to do his final qualifying dive to complete his open water PADI qualification. His instructor, Andrew Watson, assisted by Sean Smith, were very caring, considering the water was 6 degrees C, and it was snowing at the time, and...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I did two dry suit dives at Stoney Cove on 17th October 2017. The two people I met were a credit to the dive centre. Kate who is responsible for the administration was so friendly and we had a lovely conversation for an hour or...More

Thank Simon D
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Alicja K
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can hire from here and I'm sure you could get a refresher if it's been a while
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