Scuba Divers rub their hands together and get an excited glint in their eye when diving in the Farne Islands is discussed and so it has to be one of our top hotspots for scuba diving camping in the UK.
Providing some of the most exhilarating dive experiences nationally, diving holidays in the Farne Islands are truly like going on safari. Consisting of 30 Islands and rocky outcrops, the Farne Islands provides the habitat for one of the largest colonies of grey seals, who are more than happy to enter into a friendly encounter with Scuba divers. There are literally dozens of wrecks to explore, the most well known begin the Somali. Scenic drift diving is also a speciality of this coastal area – and what underwater scenery! Farne Island Divers, one of the dive crews operating in the area, provide dive experiences, certification, boat excursions and a range of specialist dives, plus equipment hire and refills.
And above water this area doesn’t disappoint: camping and caravanning in the area are well catered for, and there is so much to explore and do. Protected as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), surrounded by many National Trust sites and other heritage attractions, you’ll be remembering the out-of-water experiences for years too. Steeped with the myth and lore surrounding Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle, and the tale of a national treasure Grace Darling, this area will excite and inspire.
On these pages you will find campsites near scuba diving in the Farne Islands; whether your preference is tent, caravan, motorhome or camper, you will find campsites in Northumberland that suit you, your group’s or family’s needs. After an incredible day's diving the Farne Islands, with your mind’s eye still trained on that fabled underwater scenery, you can head back to your camp site or touring ground, crank up the barbeque, muse about what that seal was trying to tell you and plan tomorrow’s descent – divers down!