Alternative Names: Meadfoot beach

shag rock1

Type of Dive: Shore dive with a surface swim out to the rock. If you dont fancy a long surface swim (10-15 mins) you can dive along the road at the car park.

Suggested experience:  Novice upwards...

Travel directions: Google

Parking directions: Google Parking along the road is free.

Distance from Exeter: 24 Miles 45 Mins 

Lat & Long: 50.45441,-3.507396

Tides: Its best to dive here on slack water. Tide Tables

Depth: 10m

Site entry/exit:  Kit up on the road and walk down the path to the shore where its an easy walk into the water.

Underwater directions:  Surface swim out to the rock as you will save a lot of air and you dont have to trust your navigation. Once at the rock you can look round and fin back to the shore underwater. Or you can walk out to the headland and have a shorter snorkel out to the rock and head back to the beach.

Site Hazards: To Follow

Nearest Public phone: The Osborne Hotel

Accommodation: Tourist Information on 01548 843927. 

Mobile Network service: All networks work well here.

Other comments: The visibility is reduced here when the the sea is choppy. This is a site where an SMB must be used as there can be a lot of boat traffic.  Avoid diving here when you have strong easterly and south easterly winds.

Pub: None close to here.

Created by: Finstrokes

Cafe: A great beach Cafe

Air & Nitrox fills: Babbacombe beach dive centre  Divers down

Date: 15/4/11

Revision: 1

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