We use a number of dive sites for the open water training of the courses we offer
the most popular one of these is Stoney Cove as it is reasonably local and has excellent
facilities for the trainee diver.

Stoney Cove - Leicestershire

The National Dive Centre is situated in the heart of the UK this former Granite quarry now offers a great, safe and accessable dive site for everyone from beginner to proffesional.

Stoney Cove is open for diving 362 days a year. On weekdays, you can dive between 8:30 and 16:00. At weekends, diving is between 7:00 and 16:00 (BST), and 7:00 and 15:00 (GMT).

You can also dive on the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month between 18:00 and 21:00. Please note that this is charged as a separate diving session.

Diving at Stoney Cove costs £17 for each diving session. Or take advantage of a discounted entry fee of £11 per session by subscribing to their Diverlog registration scheme.

For a map of the underwater site click here Stoney Cove Map.

For directions on how to get there click here Driving Directions

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Accommodation near Stoney Cove

Bed & Breakfast
Phil and Cath Birch run a great B&B within half a mile of The cove, offering a friendly welcome, a good hearty breakfast, off street parking, drying facilities and special club diver rates.
Single (per person)
1 Night £30 with breakfast, £25 without
2 Nights £50 with breakfast £40 without
Double (per room!)
1 Night £45 with breakfast £40 without
2 Nights £80 with breakfast £70 without

15 Clint Hill Drive
Stoney Stanton
Tel 01455 272 362
Mob 07726310943


The Mill on the Soar
This is a pub and Hotel approx 1.5 miles from Stoney Cove
This hotel has 25 rooms

Mill on the Soar
Coventry Road
Broughton Astley
Tel: 01455 282419