Alternative names: Sheringham chalk gullies.
Type of Dive: Shore dive in the famous chalk gullies
Suggested experience: Trainee and upwards
Distance from Norwich:27 Miles and 50 Mins Google map
Parking directions: Park in the spaces facing the sea if you are diving from the Esplanade, or in the car park at cliff lane.
Lat & Long: N52.94568, E1.214263 Postcode NR26 8ZZ The gullies lie between the East of Sheringham and the east of Weybourne
Tides: Tide tables (Using Cromer East of England) Don't dive at high or low tide, but on the slack, which is an hour after low and two after high!
Site entry/exit: Easy entry-exit walking down the beach straight out from the Esplanade or Cliff Lane car parks.
Underwater directions: Surface swim straight out from the beach at the breakwater about 40m drop down and head north-west. The main reef is 400m out from the beach. Return to the same place to exit or straight to the shore and walk back to the esplanade or cliff lane.
Air & Nitrox: Cristal seas
Site Hazards: Vis here is very weather dependent, and can drop to zero immediately after onshore winds, but remaining clear into the Autumn if SW winds continue.
Nearest Public phone: In the town
Mobile Network service: Most networks work here.
Accommodation: To Follow
Other comments: The seabed here is sand and gravel with the best of the chalk reefs 400m offshore. Don't forget to use the comments at the bottom of the page.
Pub: The crown inn
Cafe: The submarine
Created By: Rob Spray
Thanks To: 1townhouses and Frogman for info and pictures and Dawn Watson for the tidal info.
Underwater Photos: Images below Copyright 2010 Rob Spray
Dive Map: Not Required here.
Dive Report: Comment in the box below.