RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

12.41pm 12 October 2021
5.13pm 27 September 2021
5.40pm 19 September 2021
1.51pm 28 August 2021
9.54pm 29 July 2021
9.06pm 27 July 2021
4.57pm 22 July 2021
11.56pm 29 June 2021
9.26pm 19 June 2021
3.26pm 12 June 2021
3.30pm 24 April 2021
5.04am 24 April 2021
5.04am 24 April 2021
2.09pm 19 April 2021
11.50am 14 April 2021
5.25pm 20 March 2021
7.22pm 29 January 2021
3.26pm 25 January 2021
5.54am 25 January 2021
5.39pm 29 December 2020

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 12°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.

Aberystwyth RNLI Shop

Opening hours

Our Shop currently remains closed due to Covid risks. Please visit another of our local shops or shop.rnli.org for all your gifts.


01970 624300

News and media from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

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