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Type of Dive: Hallsands is a gentle shore dive 30 miles east of Plymouth.

Suggested experience:   Suitable for novices and training dives

Parking directions:  Free car park at the beach 


Distance from Exeter: 46 Miles 1 hr  15 mins    Google

Lat & Long: 50.238053, -3.659031 Postcode TQ7 2EX  Google

Depth: 15m 

Site entry/exit: Easy entry/exit on the stony beach.

Hallsands entry/exit

Underwater directions: Head straight out, the rocks extend underwater to give reefs intermingled with sand. 

Air & Nitrox: Aquanauts

Site Hazards: If you swim out too far from the shore then be careful of strong currents. 

Accommodation: Contact me

Nearest Public phone: None close to here.

Mobile Network service: Contact me

Other comments:  You can see (not sure for how long) the remains of the old village that was washed into the sea during the storms in the early 1900's and abandoned in 1917. This was due to dredging the shingle beach that protected the village during the late 19th century. 

Pub: The Cricket Inn  along the coast road in Beesands

Cafe: None

Revision: 2 

Thanks To:  Jim Booth


Created by: Finstrokes

Date: 17/9/18

Surface Photos:     

Underwater Photos: Contact me


Dive sitemap: A dive map is not needed here.

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