Inverness Sub Aqua Club call it the ‘Tar Site’ – presumably due to a lump of surplus road surfacing tarmac that has been dumped just beyond the crash barrier. I’ve also seen it referred to in an article by Jane Wilkinson on divernet.com as Sgurr Aoide – the name of the hill this site lies at the foot of. Whatever you want to call it, you’ll find it approximately a mile further on from the signs marking the end of the 40mph speed restriction at Inverinate as you head towards Eilean Donan Castle on the A87.
Millshore is proof, if it were needed, that you don’t need to go deep to have a really interesting dive where there is loads to see. My dive computer recorded a maximum depth of 8.4 metres on this latest dive and we were diving at high water on spring tides!
Back in May I visited Conservation Bay at Loch Carron again and did three dives over the course of a weekend. This wasn’t originally the intention, but the weather was so good on the Saturday that after completing the morning dive at Low Water Slack we decided to stick around and dive it again at High Water Slack.
You can read more on Conservation Bay in these previous posts. Continue reading “Conservation Bay, Loch Carron – May 2014”
If you were to make up a list of picturesque locations for a shore dive, North Strome would have to feature near the top. Located in the Strome Narrows at the mouth of Loch Carron it is just to the East of Conservation Bay, the subject of a couple of previous Immersed posts.
Continue reading “North Strome, Loch Carron – September 2013”