Category: Scotland

Basking shark diving trips in the Sound of Mull, Scotland

It was my second summer in Scotland. Like last year I had just arrived, I decided this year to use the experience I built up and to stay in Scotland the entire summer to explore more of the country underwater and beyond. The two scuba diving weekends I spent in Lochaline, exploring the Sound of ...

[VIDEO] Meeting the basking sharks in the Sound of Mull, Scotland

Every summer, from the end of July to the end of August, the 2nd largest fish in the world, the basking shark, come to enjoy waters rich of plankton on the coast of West Scotland, and especially in the Sound of Mull. Starting from the port of Lochaline, we were scuba diving on the wall ...

[VIDEO] Scuba diving in the Firth of Forth, Scotland

With the wonderful Easter weekend we had in Scotland, I felt so lucky I booked 2 dives in Fife near Edinburgh. Even if the visibility is quite reduced and the water only 6°C,  colourful treasures lie on the sea bed of Blae Rock: Spider crabs, Sagartia anemones, Plumose anemones, Hermit crabs and so many star fish and ...

Scuba diving in Scotland? Challenge accepted!

It was part of the deal: I moved from Paris to Scotland to finally live surrounded by the sea. Of course, the water is not really at a tropical temperature but since I am a dry suit diver, what is the problem? Yet, after 10 months in my new country, I have to admit it, ...