Capernwray Dive Centre

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Capernwray Dive Centre is a large flooded former quarry, presently operated as an inland scuba diving site, near the village of Over Kellet, Lancashire, England.


Formerly a limestone quarry, after the end of its commercial use it flooded and was later converted into a dive centre.

Diving centre[edit]

Diving platform

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:


  1. ^ "Divernet review" Archived February 3, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 54°08′11″N 2°43′22″W / 54.1363°N 2.7228°W / 54.1363; -2.7228