Alternative Names: Council yard
Type of Dive: A popular shore dive on a gentle slope at the head of Loch Fyne.
Suggested Experience: Trainee upwards.
Travel directions: Take the A82 along Loch Lomond to Tarbet, then continue onto the A83 for 12.6 miles, passing through Arrochar and following it around the head of Loch Long and down the west shore, passing the Twin Piers and Conger Alley dive sites, before turning inland at Ardgartan campsite. Keep following the A83 until you come to the junction with the A815, where you will turn left. After about 5 miles on the A815 you will arrive at St Catherines Google map
Parking directions: At the entrance to the shore.
Lat & Long: 56.227254, -5.019865 Postcode: PA25 Google map
Tides: Tide Tables
Site entry/exit: Very easy entry/exit up and down the stony beach as in the picture below.
Underwater directions: Its a long gentle slope so gives you the opportunity to explore.
Site Hazards: No real hazards here except for low viz when it's very busy.
Nearest Public phone: Creggans Inn
Mobile Network service: Contact me
Other comments: Don't forget to click on the Facebook like at the bottom of the page and let you dive buddies know about this dive site.
Pub: Creggans Inn
Cafe: Creggans Inn
Thanks To: Marion McNeill and Jack Ash for the pictures.
Created by: John Nicolson
U/Water Photos: By Marion McNeill
Dive site map: Contact me