Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
For press and media enquiries   0845 460 1202
Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Hengistbury Head

Welcome to our station at Hengistbury Head which is located on top of Warren Hill.  Established in the existing Coastguard Lookout, the Station has commanding views over Christchurch and Poole Bays along with Christchurch Harbour.

Access to the Station is a 20 minute partly uphill walk from the car park at The Hiker’s Café.

Visitor Policy: 
Please make contact with the Station in advance if you wish to visit us.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
18:00
Days: 
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Until: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Winter Opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
17:00
Days: 
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
From: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Until: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Location
Latitude: 
50° 42.909'N
Longitude: 
1°45.527'W
OS Reference: 
SZ 1712 9064
Station Post Code: 
BH6 4EW
Station Elevation: 
118 feet 36 metres
Visual features of station: 
Single storey flat roof brick built
Local Hazards: 
Christchurch Ledge Christchurch Harbour entrance and sand spit Clarendon Rocks Unstable Cliff
Operational Capability
This station awaits assessment for Declared Facility Status
This station reports to NMOC Fareham
Current weather and sea conditions are available by phone during watch hours
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
07851 672540
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
No
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
DSC Watch: 
No
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
16
67
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
65
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch only
Station Call Sign: 
Hengistbury Head NCI

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Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Brian Roberts
Primary Contact role: 
Acting Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
07851 672540
Coastguard Lookout
Warren Hill
Hengistbury Head
BOURNEMOUTH
Dorset
BH6 4EW

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