The UK’s Top-Rated PADI Dive Centre

Teaching Scuba Diving Courses in Peterborough, Tamworth and Cannock

Dive In Chief Instructor

Dive In Chief Instructor, Ian Forster

Started by Ian Forster (above) in 1983 who is still our Chief Instructor

Dive In

We offer a full range of PADI programmes for everyone from absolute beginners to experienced pros. Find out why we’ve got all you need.

Contact Dive In

At Gildenburgh Water, Eastrea Rd, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 2AR. We are open every day from 8am – 4:00pm. Call us on 01733 351288, or email pauline@divein.co.uk

At Dosthill Quarry, Church Rd, Dosthill, Tamworth B77 1LU – Thursday – Friday from 2pm – 7pm & Sat – Sun from 8am – 3pm Tel 01827 281304  or email ian@dosthillquarry.com

At Cannock, Scuba Pursuits, Unit 3 Brindleys Business Park, Chaseside Drive, Cannock WS11 7GD – Tuesday to Friday 11:30am to 6pm & Saturday 10am to 4:30pm. Tel: 01543 428808 or email ian@dosthillquarry.com

Dive Sites

We own the two oldest National Inland Dive Sites, with a wide range of ancillary facilities, making it very easy for you to complete the open water part of your course. Dosthill Quarry, Tamworth, is just 10 miles from Birmingham, and Gildenburgh Water, near Peterborough, was the first Sports Council approved UK National Dive Site.


Whether you’re starting out, getting ready for a holiday or you just want to dive with people who know their stuff, Dive In offers a fun PADI training programme for you. Our experienced, professional instructors guide you through courses designed to fit your skill level.

If you are learning to dive in the Peterborough or Tamworth area click here. For those looking to dive in Tamworth please look for the 4 Session Schedules.

Go Pro

The PADI Instructor Development Course, or IDC, is a 2 part programme that prepares you to function as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Benefit from our convenient scheduling. Give your Go Pro career the best start with our quality courses.


Interested in a diving holiday? Why not dive in with us . Whether it be abroad on a live-a-board, or here in the UK on one of our many trips to locations like the Farnes or Plymouth.


We offer a wide range of services to meet your every need, from air fills, kit rental, retail, servicing and testing.

Dive In Blog

Enjoy informative articles and have your say. Here are just a few of the interesting articles: Diving Accident Helpline; Weight, Buoyancy and Streamlining; Night Diving Techniques; Longest Cold Salt-Water Scuba Dive; Cold Water Diving; How to Clean Your Mask.