Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Carrick castle is a good dive for training and large groups on a 30 deg slope.
Travel directions: Leaving Glasgow on the A82 turn left at Tarbet onto the A83, through Arrochar and up to the top of the rest and be thankful. Turn onto the B828 Then turn onto the B829 And drive down the right side of Loch Goil till you get to the Castle Google map
Distance from Glasgow: 59 miles 1 hour 38 Min's
Parking directions: Park in the free car park across from the castle.
Lat & Long: 56.108781, -4.905525 Postcode PA24 8AG Google map
Site entry/exit: Enter the water on the beach to the right of the castle.
Underwater directions: Swim out towards the pier and spend time here as its generally the best part of the dive the seabed slopes off to 32m in a shingle and sandy slope with occasional rocky outcrops that are a magnet for sea life.
Site Hazards: Boats but rarely.
Suggested experience: Suitable for trainees
Nearest Public phone: The boat shed
Mobile Network service: Orange, Vodafone
Other comments: Good training site for training and large groups.
Pub: None near here.
Cafe: The boat shed
Created by: John Nicolson
Surface Photos: John Nicolson