The National Diving and Activity Centre is closing for good

After 19 brilliant years, one of the most well-loved inland dive sites in the UK, located just across the Gloucestershire border in Tidenham, is permanently closing doors.

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
Known for its many underwater attractions, bungee jumps and zip wires, the National Diving and Activity Centre is closing after 19 years.
Known for its many underwater attractions, bungee jumps and zip wires, the National Diving and Activity Centre is closing after 19 years.

After 19 years as one of the most well-loved diving attractions in the country, the National Diving and Activity Centre in Tidenham is closing its doors for good.

The popular water-based attraction announced it was permanently closing to the public from Friday 18 February 2022.

For the last 19 years, the NDAC has provided a range of exciting inland diving facilities including a dive school, water walking, Segways and free diving, not to mention a plethora of exciting attractions, including sunken buses and military vehicles, bungee jumps and zip wires, along with technical-level depths for tech training.

The centre has hosted a range of other popular events over the years too, including the horror-based Halloween event Fear Fest and open-air cinema evenings.

The National Diving and Activity Centre had previously announced that it wouldn’t be open during January 2022 due to the rapidly rising cases of Covid-19.

This disappointing news comes just days after the International Centre for Birds of Prey announced its permanent closure from Thursday 17 February 2022.


By Zoe Gater


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