Amble Lifeboat Station

Amble Lifeboat Station

Operating from a busy fishing port on the beautiful Northumberland coast, Amble’s Shannon and D class lifeboats respond to a wide variety of incidents. Amble lifeboat crew have been presented with 18 awards for gallantry, including the first ever medals to be awarded for a rescue in an inshore lifeboat.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Amble Lifeboat Station

5.40pm 25 November 2022
11.30am 9 October 2022
5.18pm 12 September 2022
4.34pm 23 August 2022
9.59pm 12 August 2022
3.28pm 11 August 2022
4.26pm 4 August 2022
3.48pm 3 August 2022
3.47pm 3 August 2022
4.48pm 20 July 2022
9.44am 2 July 2022
9.42am 2 July 2022
5.14pm 24 June 2022
5.15pm 12 June 2022
10.21am 22 May 2022
11.53am 13 April 2022
12.21pm 26 March 2022
12.18pm 24 March 2022
12.03pm 24 February 2022
11.50am 30 November 2021

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 9°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Radcliffe Quay
NE65 0DJ

Station telephone number

01665 712460


Restricted access.

Visiting times

The station is open to guided visits by Volunteer Boathouse Hosts Wednesday – Sunday (April – October) 11am – 3pm. For formal school and group bookings please contact the station.

Visitor contact

John Young

Visitor contact phone number

01665 712916

Shop hours


Shop phone number

01665 714952

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News and media from Amble Lifeboat Station

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Article Rescue
Craster lifeboat tasked to yacht taking on water
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The yacht only meters from the beach
Article Rescue
Craster RNLI rescues 30ft yacht
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Inshore Lifeboat Mildred Holcroft launched to a surfer in difficulty at the south pier, upon arrival it was found that the surfer had been pulled to safety by two other surfers near the area
Video Lifeboats
Amble inshore lifeboat goes to the aid of a surfer
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Amble's Shannon class lifeboat launched to two kayakers in distress between the piers and Coquet Island, once on scene it was established one kayaker had made it ashore but one still missing, the lifeboat searched south and soon found the other casualty had made it ashore into the care of the local coastguard teams.
Video Lifeboats
Amble lifeboat launches to two kayakers in distress
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