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

10.55am 3 April 2021
8.28pm 17 November 2020
11.33am 27 September 2020
12.13pm 8 September 2020
10.03pm 27 August 2020
4.52pm 19 August 2020
6.01am 1 August 2020
4.08am 25 July 2020
5.47pm 20 July 2020
5.41pm 20 July 2020
6.08pm 7 July 2020
4.11pm 17 May 2020
6.04am 16 May 2020
8.02pm 19 February 2020
10.36am 5 February 2020
3.56pm 4 February 2020
11.00am 4 February 2020
11.00am 4 February 2020
9.56am 4 February 2020
1.56am 4 February 2020

Today's weather

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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

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

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
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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.
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Amble lifeboat launches to two kayakers in distress
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Amble Lifeboat on long distance service
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RNLI calls on tourism industry to spread Holy Island safety message
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