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This is one of the most successful diving clubs in the country, who train at Central Park Leisure Pool. They hold lessons for children from five years old (as long as they are confident in deep water). There are beginners and advanced groups working towards the six diving grade. After this, divers can join squads that compete all over the world. You don't have to be very young to enjoy diving, as the adult group offers a fun and stress-free atmosphere to learn this truly exhilarating sport. They also run diving and trampolining courses during the summer.
With a long-standing history in the area, The University of Plymouth was created from a merger of the polytechnic university, Seale-Hayne College, and Rolle College. Currently, the university ranks among the top forty universities in the UK, with excellence in the fine arts, social work, and architecture. The university is spread out between its campus location and several buildings that are situated in the downtown area.
What better place than Plymouth, with its long maritime history, to house the country's largest collection of literature about the Royal Navy. Above the main Plymouth Central Library you will find this vast collection of books, pamphlets, maps and illustrations which will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the Royal Navy, past, present and future developments. With the help of expert librarians you will be able to undertake research at any level, from school projects to post graduate studies about this fascinating and far reaching subject.
Situated between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west, Plymouth is fondly known as the Spirit of Discovery. The city has a temperate climate. It has around 150 churches, the oldest being St. Andrews Church which is located at the top of Royal Parade. Outdoor events, cultural events and theater performances are held in abundance. Royal Citadel, Smeaton's Tower, Barbican are some of the major landmarks of the city.