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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 lifeboat launches from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

1.29am 14 May 2024
11.35am 12 May 2024
3.36am 6 May 2024
7.43pm 4 May 2024
3.54am 26 April 2024
9.29am 25 April 2024
8.25am 21 April 2024
10.53pm 23 February 2024
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

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 16°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

Presentation of award to recipients at Aberystwyth Lifeboat station
Article People
Aberystwyth RNLI volunteers recognised for outstanding commitment
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Aberystwyth lifeboat launch during hours of darkness
Article Rescue
Aberystwyth RNLI lifeboat search for missing person
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Young Farmers RNLI Competition Display
Article Events
Young Farmers' Clubs support RNLI 200th anniversary
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Aberystwyth Lifeboat launching
Article Rescue
Aberystwyth Lifeboat assists stricken yacht
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