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Silver Steps Diving Location, Falmouth Cornwall

Pendennis Head – Diving – Silver Steps

Diving at Silver Steps, Falmouth, Cornwall

The diving location Silver Steps in Falmouth Cornwall is one of the most popular diving spots in Falmouth. A perfect location with crystal clear waters.

How to Find Silver Steps

To find Silver Steps, simply follow the signposts to Pendennis point if driving, continue past the car park on the point and park in the large lay-by on your left (the car park area can be busy in summer especially on sunny days).
Entrance is via an easy to walk path to the left of the car park, which leads to steps onto a small rocky beach. Carrying diving equipment should be reasonably easy.

Training Dive Location

This is a very easy dive often used for training. There is also a good variety of marine life in the area, with all the local shallow water species. It is a good spot for cuttlefish and Sea horses have been reported there during the Summer diving assessments.

German U-Boat Remains

Another attraction to Silver Steps is the broken remains of several first world war German U-boats. Diving around wrecks requires experienced divers or someone who has experience.

The diving:

  • High water highly recommended
  • No current
  • Less than 12m Approximately up to 8m
  • Reef
  • Wreck(s) U-Boats*

The Diving Bonus

  • The Salvaged remains of German U-Boats UB112UB86UB97, UB128 and UB106 are scattered across the dive site near Pendennis Head. As well as the remains of a small steam tug, The Alice, which lies a little further out on the sand. Further along from UB86 and before UB97 there is a narrow gully with a small cave at the end, it is very shallow but also very scenic.

Facilities & Services Nearby:

A refreshment van is usually parked nearby during the Summer, it’s called The Ahoy Cafe.

If you’d like to experience this dive as a group or diving event please contact us to arrange as we have diving events in Falmouth and Cornwall every year.

By |2021-10-14T00:07:29+01:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Reviews, Videos|Tags: , |0 Comments

About the Author:

Jeff was born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset and during a holiday to Turkey in 2001 he opted to try diving, he became hooked and enrolled into his PADI open water diver course. He soon completed other dive courses, The PADI Advanced Open Water diver course and then PADI Rescue Diver course. In 2005 he became a PADI Divemaster, diving both in the UK and abroad. Working in such countries as Oman & U.A.E Jeff became a PADI Instructor in 2007 teaching in Thailand & Gran Canaria. Jeff is now teaching diving in the UK and wants to teach you “the way the world learns to dive”.