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Location of NCI Great Orme (closed to all visitors for now)

The Great Orme NCI station is situated in the Dale Road Car Park West Shore  Llandudno near the west shore beach cafe. Currently in line with government regulations relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic the Watch Station is visitors, in an emergency call the COASTGUARD by dialing 999.

Please observe the COVID-19 -please observe our 2 metre social distancing rules :Protect the NHS - Save Lives  

Important  Dale Road Car Park is pay & display 

The sand banks may look enticing but can be dangerous Tidal information is available on nearby signs or many apps on your smart phone look for Conwy not Llandudno as times are different, under no circumstances venture onto the sandbanks beyond 90 minutes after Low Water you could be cut off by the incoming tide. 





Currently 57 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.

Contact Details

0300 111 1202
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0845 460 1202
[email protected]

17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB