The UK’s leading dive club and the sport’s National Governing Body, providing an internationally-recognised diver training and development programme via a network of clubs and centres across the country and overseas.
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The Old Eden
The Old Eden is an award winning friendly family run pub & restaurant located in Edenbridge, Kent and our de facto club house.
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Our Local Inland Dive Sites

Buckland Lakes / Southern Scuba
Set in the beautiful Kent country side of Cliffe with quick and easy access from the M25 and M2.
Dive attractions include sunken planes and boats, a pump house with deep well and swim through, and even a penguin and a shark!
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  Divers Cove Godstone
Visitors from London and Surrey can spend the entire day here for a single fee, leaving them with enough time to relax between scuba diving lessons and the dive itself.
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  Holborough Lakes / Nemes Diving Academy
Located in Snodland, Kent, the lake is set over an eight-acre, 11m-deep former chalk quarry. Along with specimen marine life a number of under water attractions have been added to keep divers entertained and to aid with training.
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Further Afield
  Vobster Quay
Beneath the lake waters you'll find a fabulous array of attractions just waiting to be discovered. Divers can explore the wreck of a large commercial aircraft, a 42ft motorcruiser, two metal wheelhouses, our famous Crushing Works - a towering structure the size of a 2-storey house - and even a spooky concrete-lined tunnel that's not for the faint hearted!
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  NDAC - Chepstow
The National Diving & Activity Centre is located 1.2 miles east of Chepstow on the A48. It offers excellent inland diving facilities and an exciting range of other activities.
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Local Dive Centres and Gas Fills
  Dive Machine
Dive Machine can be found in the industrial estate in Tonbridge on Sanderson Way, open Monday to Saturday 9:30 - 5:30.
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Some favourite coastal dive operators
  Divers Down - Swanage
Swanage, on the South Coast in Dorset, has much to offer, with its rolling green hills to one side of the Bay and Peveril Point to the other. Nestling nicely on the pier to the South of the town, Divers Down has an ideal location, with the underwater world of wonder lying directly beneath it, attracted by the confines of the wooden pier framework.
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  Bucaneer Diving - Shoreham-by-Sea
Diving skipper Chris West (ex BS-AC) has been diving wrecks in this area for 40 years and can find a wreck site to suit your requirements, be it a general diving trip or a training exercise. Most trips (except evenings) are for two dives.
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Diving with Purpose
Seasearch is a project for volunteer sports divers who have an interest in what they're seeing under water, want to learn more and want to help protect the marine environment around the coasts of Britain and Ireland.
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Community Seagrass Initiative
The Community Seagrass Initiative is a citizen science project aiming to raise awareness of seagrass habitats,
CSI is a pioneering research project led by the National Marine Aquarium. Covering the 191 mile stretch of coastline from Looe in Cornwall, to Weymouth in Dorset, it will look to find out more about native seagrass and seahorses and help to conserve their fragile eco-systems.
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Nautical Archaeology Society
The Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) wants to allow everyone to benefit from the unique and fascinating resource that is the world’s maritime heritage. It was fundamentally established 'to further research in nautical archaeology and publish the results'. NAS is dedicated to providing and advancing education on nautical archaeology to everyone –its members, the general public and across the global archaeological sector.
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British Divers Marine Life Rescue
Since 1988, BDMLR have been involved in the rescue of marine mammals and wildlife. Over the years, many hundreds of seals, dolphins and whales have been helped, BDMLR working closely with specialist rehabilitation facilities to ensure their long term care and eventual return to the wild. Every year, BDMLR trains over 400 volunteer Marine Mammal Medics and has 20 whale rescue pontoons located at strategic points throughout the UK, waiting to help stranded whales and dolphins.
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Supported Charities

RNLI / Lifeboats
The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Th
ey provide, on call, a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service around the UK and Ireland, and a seasonal lifeguard service. With their lifeboats, lifeguards, safety advice and flood rescue, they are committed to saving lives.
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Books and Resources

Discover UK Diving
Those new to diving or curious about the sport may often wonder what UK diving has to offer them.  "Discover UK Diving" showcases a selection of exciting dive sites, a beautiful array of sealife and visibility often associated with diving abroad. 

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