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

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

12.24pm 23 July 2021
2.52pm 17 July 2021
10.54am 17 July 2021
1.26am 10 July 2021
8.03pm 1 July 2021
5.37am 25 June 2021
4.47pm 8 June 2021
4.47pm 8 June 2021
8.43am 29 May 2021
4.10pm 28 May 2021
10.25am 28 May 2021
10.25am 28 May 2021
6.42pm 27 May 2021
3.40pm 23 May 2021
3.21pm 23 May 2021
11.18am 13 May 2021
3.45pm 30 April 2021
10.55am 3 April 2021
8.28pm 17 November 2020
11.33am 27 September 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 14°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Radcliffe Quay
NE65 0DJ

Station telephone number

01665 712460


Disabled parking, disabled access, parking

Visiting times

10am–4pm daily

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

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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Article Rescue
Amble Lifeboat on long distance service
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?