6th – 14th September, 2014 : A mixed group (both gender and diver/non-diver) of 17 people had a dive/tourism holiday in the lovely area of Northumberland with diving at St Abbs (two days) and boat diving around the Farne Islands (5 days).
As this report is so late, please forgive the inaccuracies within. (Better late than never, and I have tried to correct where necessary. Ed)
Thirteen stayed in properties near each other which proved to be excellent accommodation for us and 4 others stayed in caravan/B&B.
We had a big house (where we gathered in the evening to discuss the dives) and also where many of our meals were prepared by members of the group.
Besides the seals, we had mega numbers of lobsters and hermit crabs, not a lot of fish but beautiful Sunstars.
We were really glad to have Mike & Jenny with their friends, John and Carol, who joined us and had land trips to various sights nearby such as Lindisfarne, Cragside, Alnwick, Bamburgh Castle and the beautiful Northumberland coastline.
And non-divers were Jan, Kath, John & Carol, Mike & Jenny.
A good time was had by all!!
- Gull Rock
- Blue Caps
- Big Harcar
- Gun Rock
- Longstone End
- Northern Hares