The list of accommodation below is recommended for all courses taking part out our main training facility at Cromhall Diving Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA


** The Buthay Inn, Wickwar **

This beautiful country public house is located in the heart of Wickwar. It offers affordable and comfortable homely accommodation with an onsite restaurant and bar.

The rooms are £40 per night. This includes breakfast and free onsite parking. All rooms are en-suite with free WIFI and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Buthay is only 4 minutes drive, 2.4 miles from the training centre.

Contact Ryan Wood at (email is best)

or call 01454 299083 or 07586747222

Please quote “South West Maritime Academy” to receive this special rate.

15 High Street, Wickwar, Wotton-Under-Edge GL12 8NE


Yew Tree Guest House

Yew Tree Guest House offers bed and breakfast accommodation in a peaceful, rural setting.  Lovely views over open countryside are enjoyed from all windows aiding a tranquil nights rest. Only 2 minutes drive, 1 mile from the training centre.

Cost: From £36 including breakfast (a reduced rate is available for those that do not wish to have breakfast included)

Contact Sarah Green
T: +44 (0)1454 294104

M: 07811 405127

Talbots End, Cromhall, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucester, GL12 8AJ


Falcon Cottage

The Falcon Cottage is a beautiful guest house with a homely feel and comprises of 2 rooms with a shared bathroom. It has all the facilities you need such as WIFI, TV, hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities and room to relax. Only 4 minutes, 1.5 miles from the training centre.

A continental breakfast is included

Cost: £30 per night
Double occupancy can be arranged

Contact April Haddrell for more details

T: 01453 843528

15 Station Road, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 8AA


Tortworth Court, Tortworth

Tortworth Court is part of the De Vere hotel group, and offers beautiful accommodation just a 5 minute (1.4 mile) drive from our training facility. Bookings include access to leisure facilities including the pool, gym and sauna.

£89 per night per person Bed and Breakfast.

Quote ‘South West Maritime Academy’ for the special agreed rate.

Discount available on telephone bookings only.

T: +44 (0)1454 263000

Tortworth Court, Tortworth, Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 8HH


Days Inn, Welcome Break (Michael Wood Services,M5)

Days Inn at Michael Wood M5 Services is based between junctions 13 and 14 of the M5, and is a just 7 minute drive (4.2miles) from our training centre.

£50 per person per night.

Call and quote ‘South West Maritime Academy’ for agreed special corporate rate.

Discount available on telephone bookings only.

T: +44 (0)1454 261513

Days Inn, Welcome Break Service Area, Gloucestershire, GL13 9JS

The Pepper Pot & Hoggies Bar

Address: The  Pepper Pot Caravan Park, Lower Wick, Dursley, GL11 6DD

Contact Jane on 07519 335357

The Pepper Pot Caravan Park offers a variety of camping and accommodation options, including tent stays, Caravan & Camper standings and static caravans.

Set in the rural beauty of Lower Wick, it is just over 4 miles from the SWMA Training Facility, so is ideally placed as a base for the duration of your training here.

Rates per pitch are (per night):

Low Season:       £16 for a grass or hardstanding with Electrical Hook Up (EHU)

£18 for a fully services hardstanding (EHU  & Water)

Mid Season:       £18 for a grass or hardstanding with Electrical Hook Up (EHU)

£20 for a fully services hardstanding (EHU  & Water)

High Season:      £20 for a grass or hardstanding with Electrical Hook Up (EHU)

£22 for a fully services hardstanding (EHU  & Water)

Static Caravans are bookable for a minimum of 3 nights from a Monday, for 1 to 4 adults. Rates re £60 per night and/or £90 for a weekend.

All rates are subject to a special SWMA discount of 10% – please just quote ‘South West Maritime Academy’ when booking.

Not only is the location ideal; there is also an on-site Bar and Bistro. Hoggies is known for it’s good food, local sourcing and laid back atmosphere. It’s an ideal place to wind down after a hard day and grab some dinner, or to grab some breakfast before the day begins. A menu and further details can be found online at:

The Gables, Falfield, South Gloucestershire

The Gables is a family run hotel which is part of the Best Western Group, located in Falfield which is only a 6 minute drive or 3.3 miles from our training facility.

£78 per person per night including breakfast.

Quote ‘South West Maritime Academy’ for special agreed corporate rate.

Discount available on telephone bookings only.

T: +44 (0)1454 260502

The Gables Hotel, Bristol Road, Falfield, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DL.

*South West Maritime Academy Ltd has added this list of accommodation for convenience and is not responsible for any undertakings made as a result of individual bookings*