Diving in the UK | TOAD Outdoor Activities


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Experience a whole new world, under the sea.

Diving is one of the most rewarding activities, offering the chance to do something unique and explore under the sea. The UK has some great locations for diving, with numerous wreckages other sights, you just need to know where to look!

With seas boasting 13 species of marine mammal, leatherback turtles and abundant marine and plant life, there is always something to see!

The UK isn’t blessed witht the warmest of weathers, so be prepared to keep on the move, although the speed and length of dives is tailored to the group.


  • Experience a new World!
  • Training standards accepted worldwide
  • Stunning underwater photography possibilities


  • Heavy equipment
  • Costly to own

Training & Qualifications

Sub-aqua clubs and training centres with affiliation to the British Sub Aqua Club (BASC) offer standardised training with qualifications accepted worldwide.

Most offer taster sessions in pools to familiarise yourself with the experience of breathing underwater. Any charge for this is usually deducted from training fees should you wish to proceed further.

Both BASC and PADI certification are valid internationally, allowing you to experience the best diving in the World, once qualified in the UK


Equipment will be provided by the club or school where you learn. Gear includes a wet or dry suit (depending on water temperature), mask, snorkel, fins, buoyancy aid, weights, tank and breathing apparatus.

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Big Squid
Unit 2F Clapham North Arts Centre 26-32 Voltaire road
Clapham, London
DISTANCE: 3.11 Miles
Jersey Odyssey
Holmfield Avenue La Route des Genets St Brelade
DISTANCE: 94.58 Miles
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Divemaster Scuba
403 Aspley Lane
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
DISTANCE: 110.84 Miles
New Horizon
51-53 Park Lane
Macclesfield, Cheshire
DISTANCE: 147.24 Miles
Hazel Grove Sub Aqua Club
Bramhall Park Road Bramhall
Stockport, Cheshire
DISTANCE: 154.96 Miles

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