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Eyes Along the Coast – Lee Coastwatch

In Person


Coastwatch Lookout Station, Beach Road Car Park, PO13 9LB

Wherever there is a National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) station, a watchkeeper will be looking out for danger and ensuring safety on the water and along the coastline.

High technology and sophisticated systems such as radar and telecommunications have vastly improved safety at sea, but there is no substitute for a watchful pair of eyes. Drop in and talk to the Watchkeeper about their vital voluntary work along our waters and shores. See some of the equipment they use to keep a look out!


Friday 9 September: 1000 – 1800
Saturday 10 September: 1000 – 1800
Sunday 11 September: 1000 – 1800
Monday 12 September: 1000 – 1800
Tuesday 13 September: 1000 – 1800
Wednesday 14 September: 1000 – 1800
Thursday 15 September: 1000 – 1800
Friday 16 September: 1000 – 1800
Saturday 17 September: 1000 – 1800
Sunday 18 September: 1000 – 1800



No Booking Needed – just turn up and enjoy


Partially accessible parking Accesible parking Wheel chair accesible toilets Mobility impaired steps Service dogs welcome


Small step on entry. Accessible parking and toilets in car park. Cafe for refreshments and meals nearby.

HODs visitors are most welcome at the Lookout, although, when an incident is ongoing, this may not always be convenient and the duty watchkeeper may ask visitors to call back later.


The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) is an entirely voluntary organisation keeping a visual watch along UK shores. Local people contribute many skills and hours to keeping our coast as safe as possible.




The National Coastwatch Institution – Lee


MAP/DIRECTIONS (approximate)

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