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RNLI Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Established in 1861 and situated in one of the main holiday resorts in Cardigan bay, Aberystwyth was the first station ever to have an inshore lifeboat. The station has received 13 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

5.15am 4 February 2024
11.54am 9 January 2024
3.59am 7 January 2024
8.31pm 18 December 2023
1.53pm 2 December 2023
4.53pm 9 October 2023
10.59am 22 September 2023
6.28pm 9 September 2023
2.32am 5 September 2023
3.10pm 4 September 2023
7.22pm 3 September 2023
2.10pm 2 September 2023
1.17pm 31 August 2023
1.51pm 11 August 2023
3.47am 18 July 2023
5.31pm 13 July 2023
3.22am 27 June 2023
10.51am 22 June 2023
12.46pm 18 June 2023
4.14pm 9 June 2023

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 10°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Town Quay
SY23 1JY

Station phone

01970 612478

Station opening times

Monday-Sunday 11am-4pm

Sundays 11am-4pm

Visiting is subject to volunteer availability.

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Aberystwyth RNLI Shop

Opening hours

All our shops are run by volunteers who take great pride in keeping them open whenever possible, if you are planning a special trip to visit this shop it may be best to call ahead to check the opening times.


01970 624300

News and media from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Young Farmers RNLI Competition Display
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Young Farmers' Clubs support RNLI 200th anniversary
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Aberystwyth Lifeboat launching
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Aberystwyth Lifeboat assists stricken yacht
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Aberystwyth Lifeboat Crew with CEO Mr Mark Dowie
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RNLI Chief Executive recognises long-standing Aberystwyth Volunteer
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Aberystwyth Lifeboat launching at night
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Early hours call out for Aberystwyth Lifeboat Crew
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