NCI Penzance – QAVS



NCI Penzance – QAVS


Chyandour Barracks, Chyandour Cliff, Penzance, TR18 3LH

Telephone number:

01736 367063

Email address:

[email protected]



Living History Website:

NCI Penzance Living History

WARNING: Winds over the water are often significantly stronger than those measured at a coastal location. This is particularly true if the wind is blowing from the land towards the water.

Station information

Summer opening:

Open from: 08:00
Open until: 17:00
Days: Every Day

Summer watches are kept from the start of BST, but for the month leading up to BST (March) – when light is improving – we will keep the station open until 16:30. Full summer hours start in April with shutdown at 17:00. Summer watches are extended from 17:00 to 20:00 Friday to Sunday where Watchkeeper availability allows.

Winter opening:

Open from: 08:00
Open until: 16:00
Days: Every Day

Winter watches begin at the end of BST, but for November – when light is still good – we will keep the station open until 16:30. Full winter hours start in December with shutdown at 16:00.

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