Published on 08/05/2014

Lakeside Diving & Watersports Centre is a PADI 5* IDC teaching centre. They offer every PADI course, from Bubble Maker to Open Water Diver to Specialty Diver to Instructor.

The centre itself had a large fully stocked dive shop with manufacturers: Scubapro, Mares, Apex, Poseidon, Custom Divers, Seac Sub, Beaver, Typhoon, Suunto to name a few.

Other facilities include: a state of the art classroom/meeting room, air/nitrox/tri-mix to 300 bar, mens and ladies changing rooms with showers, 22 acre fishing lake with pike, tench, perch, roach and catfish, childrens birthday parties, swan pedalos, rowing boats, kayaking, saling, jet ski days, banana boat/speed boat rides and so much more!

If you've always wanted to try scuba diving, PADI's Discover Scuba Diving is the opportunity you've been waiting for. The PADI Discover Scuba Diving programme lets you experience the thrill of diving in the convenience of a swimming pool.

Cost: £30

Time: 1 Evening Session

For the diver who wants to get more experience and at the end of the course you will be entry level PADI certified.

Cost: £425

Time: 5-6 Sessions

In addition to scuba courses, the they have fishing available on the lake.

Cost: £10 from the bank

£30 for 1 person on a boat, £40 for 2 people on a boat

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