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Fort Bovisand

(MOD Centre)

Fort Bovisand

Plymouth Sound

Harbour view View of Fort
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Post Code

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Directions and Parking Details
Permission is required to dive here - This is an MOD site

The original dive centers that were based here went out of business. Fort Bovisand is now under the control of the Royal Navy and is officially closed to civilians. However a new diving operation "Discovery Divers" is in the process of installing new facilities for 2005!

To dive here contact Danny on 07739-567752 - Discovery Divers

From the Kingsbridge / Plymouth road take the well signposted turning for Wembury + Bovisands. Follow the road down towards the village of Wembury and Fort Bovisand is well signposted. When you get to the coast drive past the brightly painted cafe and through the entrance to the MOD site. The Harbour is at the bottom of the road and there is a fair amount of parking available

 

Site Description
As of February 2005: A new dive center is being fitted out there will soon be a cafe and other facility's available

This site is probably the ultimate training site - An attractive harbour with great visibility at high tide.

There is a wreck that is completely submerged at high tide but can be seen for planning at low tide!

Wheelchair Access
 

 

 

Toilets Check with "Discovery Divers"
Café  as above  should be available on site - or near the entrance
Fills available on site yes
Dive Center on Site A new center is currently under construction  - Discovery Divers   Telephone 07739-567752 - Danny    or 07973-266401 -  Dave         Office No. 01822-834122
Nearest Full size Dive Center see above
Nearest Pub  
Nearest Restaurant  

 

Wreck / Archaeological feature Details:
  On Site - In the harbour is a fairly large fully intact, diveable wreck.

 

Marine Life Details
Outside the harbour you can expect to see starfish, sea urchins, sponges and anemone

 

Other information
When the new facilities are completed this site will be one of the best training sites in the South West

 

BBC WEBCAM view across the sound Admiralty     Tide Table Links BBC 5 Day Forecast Ordnance Survey Maps back to O.S.  Ref for site Back to Postcode for site

 

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