Diving with Seals

The Grey Seal colony at the Farne Islands is one of the biggest attractions to the area for divers.

Seal Diving Farne Islands

Seal Diving Farne Islands

With the help of the very talented Adam Hanlon we have created a website devoted to just these magnificent creatures.


Go and check out the amazing photos…

Aside from the seals other specific diving attractions include:

Beadnell Point, Snook Point, Football Hole, Newton Point, Staple Island and the Pinnacles, Piper Gut – the rock that the Forforshire struck, Knivestone rocks, the wrecks of the Somali, the Britannia, the Yewglen, the Acclivity.


Seal diving at the Farnes

Seal diving at the Farnes

The area around Seahouses and the Farne Islands is one of the richest and most beautiful on the east coast of the United Kingdom. Protected as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with many National Trust sites of interest and heritage surrounding, there is plenty to explore both in and out of the water.

Weather, sea and tide links for the area –

Eastytide prediction – Tides at Seahouses
BBC Coastal Forecast
BBC Inshore Water Forecast
Ocean Prediction Centre – Sea surface charts
BBC Pressure charts
BBC 5 day weather forecast for seahouses

A selection of useful links on diving -

SubAqua Uk – a comprehensive dive-listings site.
DiverNet – Diver Magazine online
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency
British Sub-Aqua Club
Uk Diving – Dive listings site
UK Divers – Networking UK Divers
dcordes.freeuk.com – Info on diving the Farnes

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