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 £35pp or £40 per couple 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. *Transport is available to/from the Academy from this b&b.

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*