Yorkshire is an inland county in the Yorkshire and Humber
region. Diving in South Yorkshire is a popular activity with many
diving centers offering dive education at various levels.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with the local dive center
for safety, additional information, level required for each dive
site and without being accompanied by a professional. All the
information provided is purely informative for our readers and
shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.
The diving centers in Yorkshire offer courses
from beginner to advanced levels. Try dives are offerd for those
who want to get the feel of it before starting.
Some dive centers even offer special courses
Pool sessions are done and after completion of the course further
practice can be done in the inland dive site,
The Blue Lagoon. This site is not only for beginners,
regular divers visit this site to avoid going far away for a leisure
The Blue Lagoon is a recreational diving facility
in Yorkshire. It's a flooded limestone quarry with a maximum depth
of about 11 metres (36 feet). There are 2 training platforms,
a plane, some boat wrecks, a sabre light tank and a howitzer field
gun. More underwater attractions are to be added in future to
make the site even more interesting. You can see roach,
frogs, carp, sterlets and tench. The visbility
however is only between 0-3 metres (0 - 10 feet).
There are on site toilet facilities a shop and
small restaurant where you have hot and cold drinks.
The dive stores carry diving equipment from different
brand names as well as spare parts. Some offer equipment repair
and cylinder checking.
Diving clubs are open to divers and non divers
alike. Club meetings are usually done on a weekly basis and outings
are organised to dive in other parts of the UK like Cornwall,
Devon, Scotland and the British Isles just to name a few. Clubs
also engage in fund raising charity events and conservation
programmes around the area.