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Eight Acre Lake Welcomes You

Yorkshire's premier location for diving and open water swimming.
Our Dive Store is your best bet for all your diving and swimming needs. Whether you are experienced or starting out, requiring full kit or just a
gift, our experienced, friendly staff are able to assist you in your needs at very competitive prices.

Start shopping online or drop into our shop today and ... get in touch if you have any questions!

When your Apeks or Aqualung gear requires servicing our experienced technicians are ready to help.

Things you need to know before booking ....

Swimmers must use either a wetsuit or tow float or both. These are available to buy in the shop.

Divers must be qualified or be under instruction. Solo diving is not permitted.

Dive schools/clubs/associations must hold current public liability insurance for min cover of £5,000,000.

Your training needs can be addressed by our on site school -

Scuba Dream

Scuba Divers

About Our Store

Eight Acre Lake is located in North Cave, not too far from Hull and just off the A63.

 Full Address: Eight Acre Lake, Mires Lane, North Cave, Brough, HU15 2QP, England

 When visiting, please use the Mires Lane entrance only. For some sat navs you may need to enter Mires Lane, Everthorpe

We have a maximum depth of 14m which is ideal for most training courses, and provides good opportunities for recreational dives. There are several training platforms at varying depths around the lake if needed for training.

There are many objects to view around the lake including a PUMA helicopter, boats, and pipes, providing different training opportunities as well as an enjoyable dive!

We also have various fish breeds including; Perch, Trout, Sturgeon, Carp and Golden Rudd.

There are several entrances to the lake including 2 deep water entrances and a slope which has railings to help with entering and exiting. Around the waters edge there are many kitting up benches to make kitting up easier.

The lake has changing rooms and toilets, we have a brand new cafe with hot drinks and hot food currently available at weekends. There are also lockers available (own lock needed).

We have a shop full of swim and dive equipment from many brands and great prices!

Equipment hire is subject to COVID-19 restrictions as necessary.



Opening Times: 

  • Wednesday   10:00 - 16:30

  • Thursday       10:00 - 16:30

  • Saturday       09:00 - 16:30

  • Sunday         09:00 - 16:30