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MEGA MULL

Appeared in DIVER January 2016
RICHARD ASPINALL had never swum with a really big marine creature, so where did he head? Scotland, of course!
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Breakwater Fort by kayak

Appeared in DIVER December 2008
Kayaks are ideal for exploring those places between shore and boat-diving distance that divers neglect - extended-range shore diving, if you will. John Liddiard paddles out from Fort Bovisand
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Portland with a cutting edge

A forecast of fine summer weather is like a beckoning hand, calling John Liddiard to spend a week diving the wrecks of Dorset
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The crack of life

Appeared in DIVER September 2008
All life - well, a whole bunch of colourful British marine life - can be found on one shore dive in Cornwall. John Liddiard turns his attention to a very popular crevice
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The Bill

Appeared in DIVER September 2007
Based in the South-east, don't want the hassle of organising a big UK dive trip, or simply don't have the time? Gavin Parsons believes he has the solution
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Man trap

It has some great wrecks, and scenic diving good enough to seduce even John Liddiard away from the metal, at least for a while. And there's always the possibility of a basking shark encounter for those who feel like sampling the Manx experience
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The South-west

FIND A GOOD LIVEABOARD
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Big vis big dives

Appeared in DIVER February 2007
An aircraft-carrier, an armed tug and a 60m-deep pinnacle, all dived in one day? But Mike Clark wasn't visiting some far-flung destination - these sites lie just over the Firth of Forth from Edinburgh
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Surfing the slacks in Newquay

Appeared in DIVER January 2007
Theres a newly identified U-boat to dive off north Cornwall and much else besides, so John Liddiard heads for an unexpectedly subdued Newquay
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Seals and everything

Appeared in DIVER December 2006
Mystery wrecks, coins, seals and dolphins and cracking breakfasts - it's all part of the attraction of diving offshore Northumberland. John Liddiard reports
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Smiles in the Summer Isles

Divers visiting the waters around these 20 tiny islands can enjoy hundreds of sites, says Gavin Anderson - spectacular cliff faces, stacks, caves and some excellent wrecks
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The way it should be

The marine nature reserve of St Abbs gives a flavour of what all UK scenic diving could be like under proper stewardship. And, as long-time visitor Mike Clark says, it never stops surprising
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Fall into the water here

For that elusive balance between high-quality shore dives, rewarding offshore wrecks and diversions for all the family, Gavin Parsons recommends Porthkerris in Cornwall
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CAPTIVATED BY THE MANACLES

Cornwall offers plenty of holiday diversions and unlimited diving pleasure - and you hardly need to stray from the Manacles to find it, says John Liddiard
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SO YOU WANT SEALS...

...they got seals! If you fancy a holiday somewhere cool but close to nature, not too far from home and with flippers and wings galore, head for the Northumbrian coast, says Jim Greenfield
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Scotlands best 10 scenic wrecks

Appeared in DIVER July 2006
Scenic wrecks Mike Clark reckons a combination of marine life and metal provides not a compromise but the ultimate diving blend. Here are his favourite examples in his home waters - but which one will earn full marks
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The Bury - Pembrokeshire

Easing into the new season, here are four tasty ideas for UK dives that experienced divers can share with the less qualified. They also make rewarding second dives any time. John Liddiard wades in
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The Parson and Clerk - East Devon

Easing into the new season, here are four tasty ideas for UK dives that experienced divers can share with the less qualified. They also make rewarding second dives any time. John Liddiard wades in
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In the bleak midwinter - Chesil Beach

... there is still some great shore-diving to be had around the UK! John Liddiard rounds up five of the best bets for those who just have to get down to the sea again - and jump straight ...

The Far Mulberry, Sussex

HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET A GOOD WRECK DIVE on slack water, but have to put up with a drift over some mud bank or scabby little ledges for a second dive? Well, here are some great second dives...

In the bleak midwinter- Martins Haven

... there is still some great shore-diving to be had around the UK! John Liddiard rounds up five of the best bets for those who just have to get down to the sea again - and jump straight ...

In the bleak midwinter - St Abbs

... there is still some great shore-diving to be had around the UK! John Liddiard rounds up five of the best bets for those who just have to get down to the sea again - and jump straight ...

In the bleak midwinter - Porthkerris

... there is still some great shore-diving to be had around the UK! John Liddiard rounds up five of the best bets for those who just have to get down to the sea again - and jump straight ...

In the bleak midwinter - Swanage

... there is still some great shore-diving to be had around the UK! John Liddiard rounds up five of the best bets for those who just have to get down to the sea again - and jump straight ...

Its a Spring Thing

Unless you're a hardy annual UK diver, you're probably just coming to life after your winter hibernation. John Liddiard, Mike Clark and Gavin Parsons are here to tempt you with five dives...

Happy days off Dartmouth

Appeared in DIVER March 2006
 A wealth of shipwrecks awaits divers out of Dartmouth and Paignton. John Liddiard enjoys a packed trip to south Devon and finds some armed trawlers much to his liking - plus the satisfac...

Get the Maybug

Divers arrive at the west landing on the Isle of May, a nature reserve in the Firth of Forth, where scenic archways and stacks are home to thousands of seabirds, while grey seals dart amo...

The Five Corners of Britain

North, south, east, west, which point in Britain offers the diving thats best John Liddiard sizes up the form at the countrys four extremities - but kicks off with a shameless pretender

Above & Below - Inland Sites 2005 - Intro

Join Gavin Parsons as he takes a road trip around some of Englands foremost inland dive sites - a man, a temperamental van and a discerning eye for a good butty.

Long Weekends - Lands End Weekend

West Cornwall, with some of the best diving in the UK, is quite accessible for a short break, says Mark Webster

Long Weekends - Mull it Over

The Sound of Mull is one of the most popular UK dive destinations. Where else can you dive on half a dozen wrecks, even when the wind blows Gavin Anderson reports

Long Weekends - Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has far more to offer than motorcycle racing and cats without tails. Brendan O'Brien checks out the islands dive sites.