How To Find Us

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Approach Penzance by the A30 from the East, to reach the Tesco Roundabout on the outskirts.  First exit from the roundabout is Chyandour Cliff Road, leading West.  Third right after 300m, a small lane goes STEEPLY UP for a few yards between the row of terrace cottages,forking left to temporary parking in Chyandour Barracks.  Our lookout is directly on your left. 

Please Park any vehicles infront Of Army Cadet Centre... Don’t obstruct entrance and parking area for Coastguard Rescue Station.




Currently 56 NCI stations are operational and manned by over 2600 volunteers keeping watch around the British Isles from Fleetwood in the North West, through Wales, to the South and East of England to Hornsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

NCI watchkeepers provide the eyes and ears along the coast, monitoring radio channels and providing a listening watch in poor visibility. They are trained to deal with emergencies offering a variety of skills and experience, and full training by the NCI ensures that high standards are met.








The words National Coastwatch Institution and Eyes Along the Coast and the NCI logos are Registered Trademarks of NCI.


General enquiries
0300 111 1202

Media enquiries
0845 460 1202

[email protected]

17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB