Alternative Name(s): None 


Travel directions: Leaving Glasgow on the A82 turn left at Tarbet onto the A83, through Arrocher and over the rest and be thankfull and turn left onto the A815 Its 7.4 miles to the turnoff to MOD Reef from the junction of the A83 and the A815 and first right  past Ardnish cottage. It’s 100m down this road. Google map

Parking direction:  Don’t park on the grass in front of the houses park in front of the MOD building. There are logs along the side of the road now making parking harder. Its possible to drop off kit and park at the top of the road. 


Distance from Glasgow: 59 miles 1hr 55mins  

Lat & Long: 56.11.823 005.04.221

Tides: Tide tables

Site entry/exit: Enter at the end of the metal slip and to exit come back along the shore until you see cables heading down the slope. The cables take you to the end of the slip.


Underwater directions: From the end of the slip swim down to 10m and turn left keep at this depth until you reach the reef. The reef goes down to 38m and then it slopes down to 52m. If you want a shallow dive the reef extends along the shore for 50m. 

Site Hazards: Some surface traffic. 

Suggested experience: Suitable for all divers  

Nearest Public phone: St Cathrines  

Mobile Network service: Orange. 

Other comments: Thornback rays in late July.  

Air & Nitrox fills Aquatron  Splashsports

Revision: 3 

Links: None 

Pub: The Village inn Arrocher. The Arrocher hotel. 

Created by: John Nicolson  

Date: 26/7/06 

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Underwater photos: Taken 26/7/06 Webcam




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