Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Runswick Bay is a gentle shore dive in a large open bay
Suggested experience: Novice and up.
Distance from Leeds: 82 Miles 1Hr 52 Mins Google The road down to the village is a bit scary, as you approach the drop you can’t see the road, it appears you are about to drop off the cliff edge. It is worth noting if the car is overloaded you will have fun getting back up the road.
Parking directions: There is a pay and display car park on your right 100m from the beach. Drive down to the top of the slip and dump the heavy dive kit and then park. Google
Lat & Long: N54.533198 W-0.747542 Postcode TS13 5HT Google
Depth: Up to 20m
Site entry/exit: Walk down the smooth concrete slip with the rocks on your right.
Underwater directions: It's a big site to dive and the wrecks are not near the entry point so its best to head out to your chosen depth and explore.
Site Hazards: Occasional boat traffic so an SMB is recommended.
Nearest Public phone: Royal Hotel.
Mobile Network service: Contact me
Other comments: Runswick Bay is sheltered from the northern winds by Lingrow Knowle, a crag towering over the bay. The wreck of the Vanland in 8m is in Runswick Bay just inside Kettleness point and is spread over a large area Utube Also the gold wreck the Ellida. There are also public toilets.
Pub: Runswick Bay Hotel
Cafe: There is a cafe just in front of the public toilets.
Created By: Alison Mawson.
Thanks To: AM Divers for the Info.
Surface Photos: Alison Mawson.
Dive Map: Not required
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