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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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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... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Towcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Thank Ross H
Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Sébastien D
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Alain B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank joy h
Towcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Anna E
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place to visit, it's brilliant for a full English breakfast with much to see! We saw their fireworks display this year which was fantastic

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Thank BarryTia
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

I qualified at Stoney Cove as an Open Water Diver in February 1995 and have fond memories of my visits, even though it was cold!! Well 22 years later I was here again for a few weekends whilst my son did his Open Water certification. It's a great facility and a scuba divers inland mecca. It has air fills, a... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had a private party here with a friends band playing and a buffet provided. Food was ok but no more than that. Looks really offputting from the outside but once in it is ok.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Came for the firework display and it really was lovely. Was very different to any I've ever seen before and it was very busy but had food and drink supply too which was a nice touch

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