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Lulworth cove

Alternative Names: None

Type of Dive: Easy shore dive in a sheltered cove, very shallow and good for training.

Suggested experience: Novice upwards.

Travel directions: Google Follow the B3070 through West Lulworth.

Parking directions: Car park is at the top of the road and is £5 per day. Google The Road down to the Cove is only accessible before 10 am and after 6 pm to drop kit off.

Distance from Bournemouth: 28 miles 50 mins Lulworth Cove and West Lulworth are signposted from the A352 Dorchester - Wareham road. Follow the B3070 through West Lulworth.

Lat & Long:  50.618624, -2.249754  Postcode  BH20 5RH

Tides: Tide tables

Depth: 6 - 9m

Site entry/exit: Easy entry just walk into the water from the stony beach.

Underwater directions: As its a sheltered cove dive anywhere and look for small life in the seaweed. Take a compass and when you finish the dive head north. There is supposed to be a tunnel near the west corner at the entrance to Lulworth Cove. Lulworth Cove tunnel

Air & Nitrox:  Divers down  The old harbour

Site Hazards: Boats and jet skis use an SMB. Don't leave the cove as the currents will pull you down the coast.

Nearest Public phone: Lulworth

Mobile Network service: Mobile phones don't work at Lulworth Cove

Accommodation: B+B

Other comments: This is a very shallow dive so a 10-litre cylinder is plenty for diving here. The seabed is covered in seaweed and is good for photography. In John Howland's book "Treasure from British Waters" it mentions fifteen gold coins found in Lulworth Cove. Toilets are near to the carpark

Pub: The weld arms  Lulworth Cove Inn

Cafe: Finleys   The boat shed

Revision: 3

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Created by: Finstrokes  

Date: 9/12/10

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