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About Eight Acre Lake 

Covid-19 ...   PLEASE NOTE THE LAKE IS AND WILL REMAIN A 2 METRE DISTANCING SITE irrespective of any government easing.


Booking for swimming and diving is now only available online.

If you have any of the COVID symptoms, had any known contact with individuals with a confirmed case of covid-19 or any individual currently quarantining - YOU MUST NOT ENTER THE SITE

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

 Eight Acre Lake Dive Site and please ensure when visiting to use the Mires Lane entrance.


Eight Acre Lake is a PADI affiliated dive site, however we welcomes divers from all agencies and of all abilities.

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 entances to the lake including 2 deep water entances 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 a 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).

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 the changing rooms are not available and it will be necessary to change at your car. Food will only be served from a hatch - the seated area also unavailable.

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

With the exception of air cylinders, dive equipment is currently not available to hire due to COVIC-19.



Opening Times: 

  • Wednesday 10:00-16:30
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30 (winter opening)
  • Saturday 09:00-16:30
  • Sunday 09:00-16:30
  • All Bank Holidays (except over Christmas unless stated otherwise) 10.00-16.30 


Site Map

See below for just a few of the sights to see in our lake - there has been many more added since! There are also some navigation bearings so you can plan your dive before you come!



For the novice or experienced diver we have numerous attractions in the lake such as

The Pipe Close to one end inside A Great Swim Through
PUMA Helicopter Puma Exterior Resident
Trailer (Platform 2) some of the locals New Boat added 26/2/12
Lady of Leeds  Lots of Carp  
Free Willy    



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