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Sron Nam Brathan

Alternative Names:  Laga

Type of Dive: Sron Nam Brathan on Loch Sunart is a great shore dive with plenty to see and good for U/W Photography.

Suggested Experience: Experienced and fit diver due to currents and steep climb up and down the hill

Travel directions: From Glasgow 3hr 30min 129 miles. From Edinburgh 4hr 12 min 153 miles From Aberdeen 5 hrs 205 miles.

Parking directions: There is parking for a max of two cars. Park on the same side as the gate.

Sron Nam Brathan

Lat & Long: 56.677721, -5.877429  Nearest Postcode PH36 4JW   Google

Tides: Tide tables

Depth: 40m+

Site entry/exit: Go through the gate and follow the path down to the water. It's a five min walk so in full kit you might want to do it in two trips.

Sron Nam Brathan

Underwater directions: Surface swim across the bay (East,Left)  and drop down when you see the crash barrier on the road above as in the map below. There are lots of sponges, Hydroids, some red and Pink fingers, plumose anemones and big boulders the deeper you go. There is a reef on the steep-sided slope as you fin down and across the wall to the left. as you fin back to the entry/exit there is a large area of dead seabed were boats have been and wrecked the seabed. at this point you know you're very near the exit point.

Air & Nitrox: Lochaline Dive Centre

Site Hazards: There can be strong currents here running along the shore

Nearest Public phone: None close to here 

Mobile Network service: Vodaphone works here.

Accommodation:  Laga Lodge   The Isle of Carna

Other comments: its strongly recommended only to dive this as a pair and not a dive club as it could annoy the neighbours if lots of divers turn up 

Pub: None close to here 

Cafe: None close to here so take everything you need and as always leave nothing but bubbles.

Version: 1

Thanks To:

Links: None I can find

Created by: Peter Gunn

Date: 11/3/19

Surface Photos:   By Peter Gunn

Underwater Photos: Contact me

Dive sitemap: By Peter Gunn

Sron Nam Brathan dive map

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