Alternative Names: None, Its called the 29 steps because of the steps from the road down to the loch side.

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Type of Dive: Shore dive, good training site.

Suggested experience: Novice

Travel directions: From Glasgow travel west on the M8 onto the A82 then turn left onto the A817 turning right at the roundabout onto the A814 and continue until you come to finnart ocean terminal and its 100m past there. Google map

Parking directions: Park on the other side of the road, on the road leading to the Oil Storage Depot gate. Make sure you dont block the access to the Depot. Walk accross the road and through the gap in the trees and down the 29 steps as in the picture below.

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Distance from Glasgow: 38 miles, 1 hr 5 mins

Lat & Long: N 56° 7' 6.83'' W 4° 49' 40.89''

Tides: Tide Tables

Depth: 30m

Site entry/exit: The steps are behind the tree in the picture below. Enter the water beside the rails on the left from the old boat house.

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Underwater directions: Fin straight out from the old jetty and pass lots of junk put there for something interesting to look at and you get to so small ledges and then a muddy slope to 30m

Site Hazards: Care should be taken coming down the stairs with your kit as the steps can be slippy

Nearest Public phone: At Finnart oil terminal car park.

Accommodation: The green kettle

Mobile Network service: Orange Vodaphone

Other comments: You can also dive Finnart close to here if you are on a training day.

Pub: The village inn 

Created by: John Nicolson

Cafe: The green kettle

Air & Nitrox fills: Aquatron Splashsports

Date: 27/11/10

Revision: 2

Thanks To: Jim Martin for a great dive map.

Links: None

Surface Photos:

Underwater Photos: By John Nicolson

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Dive Map: By Jim Martin

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