Capernwray Dive Centre
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Formerly a limestone quarry, after the end of its commercial use it flooded and was later converted into a dive centre.
Used as a training centre, Capernwray has a range of depths to 21 metres (69 ft). There is a small dive shop, with a filling station providing air and nitrox as well as a licensed restaurant. There are two sets of training platforms with levels at 2 metres (6 ft 7 in) and 6 metres (20 ft). As well as being stocked with fish including trout, perch and at least two sturgeon, the underwater attractions include:
- Numerous boats, including the former minesweeper Podsnap
- A medium range, twin turboprop airliner (a Hawker Siddeley HS 748), a Cessna 150 light aeroplane and two helicopters
- A vidor diving bell
- ISO shipping container
- Two plastic horses
- A small yellow submarine in the style of Thunderbird 4
- A devil statue
- Two plastic pigs
- Various garden gnomes