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Capernwray Diving Centre

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Jackdaw Quarry Capernwray Road | Jackdaw Quarry, Capernwray, Carnforth LA6 1AD, England
+44 7885 985807
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Good facilaitie

Good all round dives with plenty to do and see. Excellent facilities including dive store and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scottishlad31
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Glasgow
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The best place for training dives

A perfect spot for perfecting your open water diving skills. Great facilities, well stocked shop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris C
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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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Jackdaw Quarry Capernwray Road | Jackdaw Quarry, Capernwray, Carnforth LA6 1AD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good all round dives with plenty to do and see. Excellent facilities including dive store and cafe. Just one thing the staff could smile a little more often. At times you felt you were a burden, change this and I think it would be five...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect spot for perfecting your open water diving skills. Great facilities, well stocked shop and a reasonably priced restaurant. Staff are friendly too, if you are friendly with them. Loads to see under water, though visibility does reduce when it's very full of divers...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant well run dive site. Lots to see under water, great cafe, and we'll stocked shop with friendly staff

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I dive here with my 11 year old OW daughter. Capenwray offers a great balance of safe development space to hone skills and build confidence in young divers along with some more demanding elements and opportunities. Having dived a number of locations we like to...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Full technical facilities (Breath Easy) are on site for repair and servicing of dive equipment. Knowledgable staff keen to help.

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Wow, where to begin. Firstly I guess, genuine lifetime membership and pay on entry so no trip to reception before getting in. Genuine free parking, well stocked kit hire that allows the use of tabs, changing rooms, kit service and testing, air fills quick and...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Having just taken up diving and with 3 months of mostly pool training under our belt and one sea dive we decided to try Capernwray. Our reasoning was simple, it's enclosed, controlled and relatively shallow with 20 meters being it's deepest point. We could stick...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Large parking, easy access to the water, changing rooms with restrooms, cafe with burgers and beers, little shop, meeting room, terrace, BBQ, compressor and filling station (air & nitrox) In the water, lot of fish and lots of things: a plane, a couple of helicopters,...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

I am a regular diver at Capernwray and as an Instructor I go there a lot. It is a great place to teach and to try out new kit. Lots to see in the water and despite being busy the viz is usually pretty good....More

Thank KJP543
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

An old quarry site with lots of interesting old boats and even an aircraft underwater. Training platforms at 2m and 6m. Also available to open water swimmers. Changing rooms, toilets and showers with an on-site workshop and a café with bar and shop stocking lots...More

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ScotlandMaz
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Response from TessaDW | Reviewed this property |
Don't see where there should be a problem. Just did a little google and there are many taxi companies in Carnforth. Am sure the staff at Capernwray will gladly call one for you.
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