Welcome to NCI Nells Point (Barry Island) lookout station
From the watch tower we have views of the Somerset coast line from Weston Super Mare in the east, the islands of Flat Holm and Steep Holm; and down to Foreland Point on the Devon coast in the west. On the Welsh side we have a good view of Sully Bay and Sully Island (and causeway) in the east and Friars Point down to Rhoose Point in the west
All commercial traffic bound for Barry, Cardiff, Newport and all ports around Bristol pass by Nells Point, with the pilots for commercial traffic using the upper Bristol Channel being based at nearby Barry Harbour.
There is a large, pay and display car park on Station Approach Road on Barry Island with a flat tarmac path to the Station There is also limited on street parking on Friars Road on the eastern side of the Station with a shorter but steeper approach to the Station on a tarmac path.