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CAPERNWRAY

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Capernwray is a dive site for divers of all levels. There are many arguments to dive in this old quarry. Visibility is reasonably good and there are plenty of dive facilities available. Capernwray is also come to a lot of marine life. Furthermore there are numerous objects to be found underwater, including an old Wessex Draganfly helicopter, a Dickens Class Harbour minesweeper from the Second World War, an old Hawker Siddeley 748 and a large container where you can simulate a cave dive. A shallow part of the quarry has been specially cordoned off for dive training.

Particulars

Capernwray has a jetty from which you can enter the water. Sign up at the dive center and start diving. You won't get bored in Capernwray any time soon. One of the first objects you'll encounter is a large plane wreck. It is the Hawker Siddeley 748. A medium sized propeller plane of which only 380 have been built.

Warnings

Capernwray is a popular dive site and can be very crowded at times.

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CAPERNWRAY Features

Nicknames
Capernwray Quarry,Jackdaw Quarry
Address
Blackburn, North West England
Parking
Sufficient parking
Distance
50 m.
Suitable for
All levels, underwater photography, scuba diving practice
Permit
N.v.t / NA
Access
Paid diving
Facilities
Dive center , hospitality , teaching rooms , toilets
Water
Fresh
Kind of dive
Shore dive, wreck dive
Current
None
Visibility
5 - 10 m.
Average visibility
6 m.
Depth
21 m.
Bottom
rotsen,zand
Life
Trout, sturgeon
Other recreation
Rambling

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