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Stoney Cove

Stoney Cove Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DW, England
+44 1455 273089
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Amazing view and amazing pub

Came here for a meal and some drinks the service is quick and everyone always has a smile. Manager... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa Kerry M
via mobile
Great diving weekend

Came here as part of a dive team from Norwich. We caught a great weekend for the weather. 22-25'C... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Welcome to Stoney Cove the UK's National Diving Centre. Diving first started here around 1960 and as the sport gained popularity Stoney Cove was developed into the amazing underwater adventure park it is today. Why not learn to dive today in our fantastic centres heated dive pool. Much work has taken place to keep Stoney Cove at the forefront of dive training and it is recognised as the benchmark for other centres to follow. The Centre includes a heated indoor training pool, superb conference rooms, a fantastic dive store full of great dive gear at very competitive prices and a super public bar and restaurant called Nemo's as well as the underwater features. At Stoney there's always something going on so check our website regularly for the latest news.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Stoney Cove Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton LE9 4DW, England
+44 1455 273089
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a meal and some drinks the service is quick and everyone always has a smile. Manager really polite and made sure we had what we wanted. Colouring pencils for the little one we didnt even have to ask. Perfect. Food came to...More

Thank Lisa Kerry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as part of a dive team from Norwich. We caught a great weekend for the weather. 22-25'C the views were good. Car parking in the small car park can be hard, but can go in overspill car park just down the road. The...More

Thank TheoSox10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just completed a padi wreck speciality course here and could not wish for better and Wanted to say a big thank you to the instructors, Marg, Dan and Harry who offered great Teaching skills in a relaxed and informative way and who all were more...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good weekend diving at Stoney, completed five dives in total. The only problem, you are very unlikely to get into the main car park over a weekend so have to use the overflow parking which is a bit of a walk. With that...More

Thank sgodfrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice 1st dive and a nice meal at Stoney Cove, we then kitted up and prepared to go in the water for our second dive only to be told sarcastically by a passing staff member that we have to be out the water...More

Thank TonySheffieldHewins
Stoney C, Manager at Stoney Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Tony I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed to learn that you would be unable to complete your second dive at Stoney Cove because you would have been unable to be clear of the water by 4pm. Our closing times are clearly displayed...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Big portions and cooked well. Great activities to do during the day and great views while eating especially when it's all lit up at night

Thank StephM01
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Just getting back into diving after a few years out of the sport. Was lovely to come back to Stoney, last here in the late 80's. Nice to see new attractions in the water and the 'new to me' shop building looks good. Vis was...More

Thank nicholasprice240348
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is one of my favourite places on a hot day because you can sit facing the water and where people scuba dive The place has a lot of history to it because a plane went into the water here and quite a few people...More

Thank hols256
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice little place to have a drink and something cheap to eat and watch the divers. Great in the summer very open space. Food and drink isn't to expensive and okay selection.

Thank Wendy Isobell S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We've visited a few times. It isn't world class and it isn't abysmal; it's somewhere in between. On a nice summers day it feels as though you're on holiday by the water. It can get very busy though so be prepared to wait. The food...More

Thank Ross H
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Alicja K
Where can I hire diving equipment from? How much will it cost me? I have already got PADI card and would like to dive at Stoney Cove.
18 January 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can hire from here and I'm sure you could get a refresher if it's been a while