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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

7.33pm 21 September 2020
6.49pm 18 September 2020
1.46am 16 September 2020
4.28pm 14 September 2020
3.42pm 13 September 2020
8.48pm 31 August 2020
12.00pm 29 August 2020
5.02am 23 August 2020
6.52pm 1 August 2020
4.55pm 31 July 2020
7.55pm 28 July 2020
1.35am 24 July 2020
11.59am 22 July 2020
6.49pm 3 July 2020
8.05pm 6 June 2020
1.06pm 30 May 2020
10.37am 22 April 2020
5.14pm 20 April 2020
8.05am 13 April 2020
5.40pm 20 March 2020

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 14°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Town Quay
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1JY

Station phone

01970 612478

Station opening times

Easter-October
Monday-Sunday 11am-4pm

November
Sundays 11am-4pm

Visiting is subject to volunteer availability.

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.

Telephone:

01970 624300

News and media from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Aberystwyth and Borth RNLI lifeboats launched to rescue a stranded fisherman.
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Aberystwyth and New Quay RNLI lifeboats respond to Mayday
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New Quay RNLI lifeboats launch to aid person cut off by the tide
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