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Hi from Northumberland

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by kevin b, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. kevin b

    kevin b Member

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    I live in Northumberland & looking to get some dives in the local area as never dived in UK only nice warm waters :)
     
  2. AndyW

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    Welcome! The good news is you've got some world class diving right next to you.

    Seahouses / Farne Islands is a great place to go for some scenic life and seal encounters. Just north of the border, St Abbs is home to a marine reserve with more great sites. Eyemouth is even better. One of the best boats in the UK (imo) runs out of there to the many many wrecks around the Firth of Forth area.

    Can't help with local divers as I'm over in the north west but once you find a bunch you're in for a treat.
     
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    Tribal Chestnut Well-Known Member
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    Hello!

    There are a few on here from the NE that have joined fairly recently.
     
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    Welcome
     
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    Welcome, Kevin - we plan to move North from Suffolk in the next few months. Not as far as Northumberland but hopefully the Farnes will be a reasonable drive.
     
  6. Mako-JD

    Mako-JD Active Member

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    Welcome kev

    Your very lucky Northumberland is a fantastic place dive. So much choice in such a small area. Have you tried any of the local padi/BSAC clubs.
     
  7. kevin b

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    thanks for welcome folk.
     
  8. kevin b

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    Mako I have been in touch with a local new dive centre re diving.
     
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    scot_scuba New Member

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    Welcome to the forums and cold water diving...if appropriately kitted out it is nae bother! :)
     

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