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Winchburgh Quarry

Alternative Names: None

Type of Dive: Inland quarry

Suggested Experience: Novice with good buoyancy.

Travel directions:

Parking directions:

Lat & Long: 55.962270, -3.461197  Postcode EH52 6TP  Google

Tides: None

Depth: 9m

Site entry/exit: From the Tally Ho hotel there is a small cobbled road 160m to the left (west) of it, head down there and go through the metal gate, and the quarry is on the right.

Winchburgh quarry entry/exitWinchburgh quarry entry/exit 

Underwater directions: There is no best way to dive here is just an exploration dive.

Air & Nitrox: Dive bunker  Edinburgh dive centre

Site Hazards: There is an unstable mine shaft there which I wouldn't recommend going near.

Nearest Public phone:

Mobile Network service: Most work around here.


Other comments: Sometimes the viz here can be like soup. the land past the gate has been sold to a developer who has levelled the ground but the path leading to the quarry is untouched.

Pub: Tally Ho hotel


Version: 1

Thanks To: Mark Pyper,

Links: None I can find

Created by: Avril Keith

Date: 29/5/16

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