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New to the sport, anyone or anywhere suitable in north west England?

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Jul 10, 2002
Well as the subject says, I'm new to freediving. I've been scuba diving for a couple of years now, and snorkelling for about 5. After reading various articles in Dive magazine, seeing stuff on TV, and watching The Big Blue on DVD, I've decided to try freediving.
Is there anyone here in the north west of England (more specifically near Manchester)? Or does anybody know of anywhere in the region suitable for freediving practice? I'm aware of the lakes and flooded quarries used as dive centres, such as Capernwray, but doubt they would be willing to allow me to use their facilities to freedive.

Grateful for any help, and thanks in advance


Welcome to DB!

Your best bet is to contact Alun George who is on these forums as Alun. He runs the AIDA UK email group and will be able to point you in the right direction as he lives in the North West of the UK.
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