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The Creggans Inn

Alternative Names: None  

Type of Dive: The Creggans shore dive is a long silty slope on Loch Fyne 

Suggested Experience: Trainee  

Travel directions:  Leaving Glasgow on the A82 turn left at Tarbet onto the A83, through Arrochar and over the rest and be thankful,  turn left onto the A815, stop just past the Creggans hotel  

Parking directions:  In the public car park (free) 25m past the Creggans hotel. Don't park in the hotel the owner does not like it.  

Lat & Long:  56.175454, -5.083962  Postcode PA27 8BX  Google

Tides:  Tide tables

Depth: 35m

Site entry/exit: Walk down the left side of the pier (facing the sea) through the trees and enter the water on the shingle beach. There are small boulders with crabs and squat lobster and deeper there are Dragonette, Scorpionfish, Dublin Bay prawn, thornback ray, Dogfish, Firework anemone

The Creggans entry/exitThe Creggans entry/exit

Underwater directions: dive to the right, taking you in front of the pier. This site seems to be barren with only a few small boulders but there are lots of small life and some bigger rays at the right times of the year. 

Air & Nitrox: Aquatron  Splashsports

Site Hazards: Steps down to the shore and slippy seaweed at the shoreline.                  

Nearest Public phone:  Creggans Inn

Accommodation: Creggans Inn

Mobile Network service:   Patchy

Pub:  Creggans Inn  Its a popular place for a coffee or beer after your diving and good food. Divers meet at the tables outside after a dive. 

CafĂ©: None. 

Version: 3  

Created by: John Nicolson  

Date: 25/6/07 

Surface Photos: Taken from the end of the Pier

Underwater Photos: By John Nicolson

SunstarLions mane jellyfishSquat lobsterHermit crab

Divesite map: Not required   

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