Leybourne Lake

Leybourne Lake is situated close to Larkfield near Maidstone in Kent and offers 10m max depth. The Leybourne Lake Watersports Centre is situated by a Shallow Lake off Lunsford Lane - Opening hours below. The Diving Lake is the other side - see Diving Lake directions below.

Leybourne Lake Windsurfing Lake Opening Times -

This is the smaller shallower lake NOT the diving Lake

  • Monday 4pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 8pm
  • Thursday 4pm - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday 10am - 6pm
  • Sunday 10am - 6pm.

Leybourne Lake Diving Lake Opening Times

We have permission to use the Diving Lake at any time especially out of hours with notice.

  • 7 days a week
  • Evening/night Dives min 6 divers. See Night Specialty web page for when it gets dark early

COVID Rules from Leybourne Lake Management - Divers in training or for practice

  • Only Dive Schools or Professionals can pre book their allocated daily slots
  • All locks to be disinfected after use
  • Max 25 people in the car park or lake at any one time
  • Max 4 divers around entry/exit areas at any one time
  • No buddy breathing is allowed
  • Discuss with your instructor how to adapt Buddy Checks and Alt air source use
  • Obey social distancing rules
  • Divers and staff must accept that responding to a real-life emergency may elevate disease transmission risk
  • All staff should have rescue breathing masks (reduce Covid-19 transmission)
  • All divers will be sent in advance C-Life Rules for diving at Leybourne, 2 forms to return and COVID Poster info.
  • Anyone suspected of having COVID-19 must not dive for min 3 months and seek medical advice before diving.
  • Your temp will be taken on arrival



Dates we are at Leybourne;

Directions From the M20 to the Diving Lake

From M20 coastal bound Exit J4 onto A228 North towards Rochester. At set of lights turn RIGHT onto Leybourne Way. Go to the end passing Tesco and LEFT at roundabout onto New Hythe Lane. At next roundabout turn LEFT and immediate LEFT into Brook House Trading Estate which looks over a lake. At the end of the units is the locked Gate we have a key for. Please wait in one of the unit parking spaces on the right, not by gate blocking access. Post Code: ME20 6GN

Directions/Map to Shallow Lake and Watersports Centre - https://www.leybournelakewatersports.co.uk/

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