Gildenburgh Water was the First BSAC UK Centre of Excellence for diving!

Located at Whittlesey – “The Gateway to the Fens” – near Peterborough in northern Cambridgeshire, it now offers a wide range of activities as well as diving.

The lake has been a developing sanctuary for fish and lush plant life since 1945 when the former brickworks closed down. With varying depths from 1m to 22m, it is considered by many divers to be the best diving centre in the country.

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Gildy members will now have a pdf member card with their photo and an expiry date on it, bring this with you for reduced fees.

Visit for more information including seasonal opening times.


Gildenburgh Water, Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Cambs PE7 2AR

Tel: 01733 351288

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